Whitney Paluch
Whitney Paluch
Height: 5-5
Hometown: Rapid City, S.D.
High School: Stevens HS
EXP: 1V

2010 All-Big West Doubles Honorable Mention

2010

Paluch finished 2010 with an 8-10 overall record in singles play ... finished 3-5 against Big West opponents ... played at No. 2 draw (1-0), No. 3 draw (5-8) and at No. 4 (2-2) ... posted impressive wins over Hawai'i, UC Davis and UC Riverside ... teamed with Nina Jaworowski to post a 13-6 overall doubles record, all at the second draw ... duo finished 5-3 against Big West opponents ... tandem earned All-Big West Honorable Mention honors and posted impressive wins over San Diego, Washington State, Dartmouth, UC Davis, Pacific, Long Beach State and Portland ... graduated in 2010.

2009

Paluch finished 8-15 in singles matches and 10-14 overall doubles mark during her sophomore season ... played at No. 3 doubles with six different teammates, posting an 8-4 mark with Sandra Kukla ... duo helped CSUN clinch doubles point against Pacific at Big West Championships ... duo also picked up wins over UC Irvine, UC Riverside, Columbia and San Francisco ... recorded six-match winning streak in singles competition during month of March ... finished year with 3-6 singles mark against Big West opponents ... registered notable singles wins over Memphis, Pacific and San Francisco ... only Matador to appear in all 24 matches during 2009 season.

2008

Appeared in three matches for Northridge in singles at the No. 6 position, posting a 1-2 record ... recorded first victory of intercollegiate career with straight-set 6-0, 6-0, victory over Leslie Begley from Cal St. Bakersfield.

Stevens High School

Four-year letterwinner for the Raiders ... named to All-State team from 2003-2006 and was named State MVP from 2002-2006 ... member of State Champions in 2002, 2004, 2005 and 2006 ... was state singles champion in 2003,2005 and 2006 and a part of state doubles champions in 2005 and 2006.

Personal

Born on July 13, 1988 ... daughter of Carolyn and Daryl Paluch ... originally hails from Rapid City, South Dakota ... lists some of her favorites as Soccer superstar David Beckham, the Minnesota Twins, the television show "Friends" and the movie "Little Miss Sunshine" ... chose Northridge because of the weather, the location and the tennis ... says her favorite thing about being an athlete is staying in shape and meeting people and the worst part is having to miss out on fun things ... would like to be stranded on a desert island with Zac Efron ... undecided on a major.

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