MINERS

Weronika Bloczynska
 Weronika Bloczynska

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Elblag, Poland

High School:
Sopot Tennis Academy

Height:
5-9

Experience:
3L

03/29/2009

UTEP Tennis Vs. Tulane (3/29/09)

Photogallery by Brian Kanof of UTEP tennis vs. Tulane on March 29, 2009

2007-08 (Junior)

Earned placement on the All-Conference USA third team after fashioning a record of 16-6 during an injury-riddled campaign ... twelve of her wins were of the straight set variety ... became just the second Miner in school history to secure all-league honors on successive seasons as result ... was especially impressive in dual-match play, boasting a record of 9-3 ... rallied for a three-set victory against Houston's All C-USA nominee and No. 1 player Lucy Forward ... had a sluggish start during the fall, as she stood at 4-4 heading into the North Texas Classic ... heated up at the event, claiming three straight matches to take home the Flight One title ... momentum carried over to the spring, where she secured eight of her first nine dual matches before an injury sidelined her ... the Miners missed Bloczynska greatly, as a 7-2 start dissipated quickly while she was out of the line-up ... advanced to the Flight One finals of the Miner Fall Invite ... picked up a pair of victories at the UNF Invite to soar into the semifinals ... member of the C-USA Academic Honor Roll, one of six Miners to be so distinguished.

2006-07 (Sophomore)

Returned after missing the previous campaign to lead the Miners to their second-most wins in school history ... compiled a team-high 24 victories while playing No. 1 singles ... named to the All-Conference USA second team ... overall, finished at 24-12, including 12-8 in dual-match play ... included among those triumphs were nine straight set victories during dual-match play ... enjoyed a seven-match unbeaten streak early in the dual season ... that established a career-long win streak for her ... was a respectable 3-3 in three-set matches ... UTEP went 9-3 when she won at No. 1 singles ... a standout in doubles play as well, securing a team-high 17 wins ... was most impressive when teamed up with Megan Pritchard, evidenced by strong record of 8-6 ... effort included 8-2 stretch during the middle of the season ... garnered a ranking of 28th in the Southwest Region in the fall.

2005-06 (Sophomore)

Sat out the year as a redshirt.

2004-05 (Freshman)

Joined the team in January as the Miners' final signee ... led the squad with 12 singles victories ... posted a team-best 3-1 record against conference opponents ... went 3-2 at No. 1, 2-2 at No. 2 and 7-2 at the No. 3 position ... was 2-0 in three-setters and 4-2 in tie-breaks ... chosen the team's Most Valuable Player ... named Western Athletic Conference (WAC) Player of the Week on Feb. 15 after winning three matches in as many days against Boise State, Nevada and Utah ... that was the start of a seven-match victory streak in which she was 4-0 at home ... played 16 of her 17 doubles matches with Kendall Exelby ... was 7-10 at the No. 1 slot ... named to the WAC Freshman Academic Honor Roll and Academic All-WAC with a 3.33 GPA in pre-science.

Prior To UTEP

Played tennis at the Sopot Tennis Academy Private Secondary School in Sopot, Poland ... was ranked in the top 8 in Poland in U-18's ... coached by Maciey Pindelski and Zdzislaw Pluwak ... also played basketball and led her team to a gold medal in the Polish National Championship as a guard.

Personal

Full name is Weronika Paula Bloczynska ... born on May 17, 1985, in Elblag, Poland ... daughter of Malgorzata Bloczynska ... a biology major ... nickname is "Dub."

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