Weronika Paluszek
    • Event
    • Class
    • Hometown
    • Breaststroke/Individual Medley
    • Junior
    • Wroclaw, Poland
    SEASON & CAREER BESTS
    Event2012-20132013-20142014-2015Career
    100 Breast1:00.56
    Women's ACC Championships
    Feb 23, 2013
    59.95
    Women's ACC Championships
    Feb 22, 2014
    1:00.36
    ACC Championships (Women)
    Feb 18, 2015
    59.95
    Women's ACC Championships
    Feb 22, 2014
    200 Breast2:10.12
    Women's ACC Championships
    Feb 23, 2013
    2:07.81
    Women's ACC Championships
    Feb 22, 2014
    2:08.57
    ACC Championships (Women)
    Feb 18, 2015
    2:07.81
    Women's ACC Championships
    Feb 22, 2014
    200 IM2:03.19
    Women's ACC Championships
    Feb 23, 2013
    1:59.19
    Women's ACC Championships
    Feb 22, 2014
    2:02.34
    ACC Championships (Women)
    Feb 18, 2015
    1:59.19
    Women's ACC Championships
    Feb 22, 2014
    200 Medley Relay1:44.95
    Christiansburg, Va.
    Jan 12, 2013
    1:39.39
    Women's ACC Championships
    Feb 22, 2014
    1:42.15
    Christiansburg, Va.
    Nov 22, 2014
    1:39.39
    Women's ACC Championships
    Feb 22, 2014
    400 Medley Relay3:34.41
    Women's ACC Championships
    Feb 23, 2013
    3:35.45
    Women's ACC Championships
    Feb 22, 2014
    3:34.75
    ACC Championships (Women)
    Feb 18, 2015
    3:34.41
    Women's ACC Championships
    Feb 23, 2013
    50 Breast30.31
    Christiansburg, Va.
    Oct 11, 2013
    30.22
    Christiansburg, Va.
    Oct 18, 2014
    30.22
    Christiansburg, Va.
    Oct 18, 2014
    800 Free Relay7:59.33
    Charlottesville, Va.
    Jan 26, 2013
    7:59.33
    Charlottesville, Va.
    Jan 26, 2013
    800 Free Relay Lead Off2:03.20
    Charlottesville, Va.
    Jan 26, 2013
    2:03.20
    Charlottesville, Va.
    Jan 26, 2013

    Updated: March 23, 2015

    General: All-American in the 200 breast … Two-time Honorable Mention All-American ... Member of the 400 medley relay team that won the 2013 ACC Championship ... 200 Breaststroke ACC Champion in 2013 ... School record holder in the 100 and 200 breaststroke.

    2014-15:
    NCAAs:
    8th - All-American
    - 200 breast (2:08.95)
    ACCs:
    4th - 100 breast (1:00.36)
    4th - 200 breast (2:08.57)
    Bronze - Relay - 400 medley relay (3:34.75) - with Nazieblo, Grbuer, Hespeler

    At the NCAA Championships, earned all-america honors after finishing eighth in the 200 breast, also took 27th in the 100 breast and helped the 400 medley relay team take 25th … At the ACC Championships, scored 52 individual points and 54 relay points with two fourth-place finishes and a bronze medal in the 400 medley relay … Won the 200 breast (2:15.48) and helped the 200 medley relay team to a second-place finish against Georgia Tech, Miami and UNCW … At No. 6 Virginia, finished second in the 200 breast and finished third in the 100 breast as well as helped the 200 medley relay team to a second place finish … Against Richmond, won the 100 breast in 1:03.68 and won the 200 breast in 2:16.46 … At the H2Okie Fall Invite, won the 200 breast in 2:10.24, took second in the 100 breast with a time of 1:01.00 and helped the 400 medley relay team take first … Finished second in the 200 and the 100 breast at Notre Dame with Pitt … At Duke, won the 100 breast in 1:03.89, won the 200 breast in 2:15.73 and helped the 200 medley relay team take third … At UNC, won the 200 breast in 2:14.14 and helped the 400 medley relay team finish third … At the Virginia Tech Swimming & Diving Challenge, won the 200 breast in 2:16.69, finished sixth in the 50 breast and helped the 400 medley relay team take second.

    2013-14:
    NCAAs:
    10th - Honorable-Mention All-American
    - 200 breast (2:08.51)
    15th - HM All-American - 100 breast (1:00.41)
    ACCs:
    Bronze
    - 100 breast (59.95)
    Bronze - 200 breast (2:07.81)
    Bronze - Relay - 400 medley relay (3:35.41) - with Harper, Gruber, Filova
    7th - Relay - 200 medley relay (1:39.46) - with Grbuer, Donnelly, Parcell

    Named to the ACC All-Academic Team … Competed for the H2Okies at NCAA Championships … Earned Honorable Mention All-America honors in the 100 breaststroke (15th) and 200 breaststroke (10th) to earn nine points for Tech, the most of any swimmer … Scored 100 relay points at ACC Championships in the 200 medley relay and 400 medley relay, after taking the bronze medal and breaking her own school record in both the 100 breaststroke and 200 breaststroke … Won the for the third straight meet in the 200 breaststroke and took third in the 100 breaststroke in a dual meet with UNC Wilmington … Won the 200 breaststroke and finished second in the 100 breaststroke against Miami, No. 9 Virginia and Wisconsin … Took first in the 200 breaststroke and third in the 100 breaststroke against No. 23 Missouri and No. 15 Tennessee … Wrapped up the fall by taking home wins in the 100 breaststroke, 200 breaststroke and 200 medley relay at the H2Okie Fall Invite … Finished runner-up in both the 100 breaststroke and 200 breaststroke in a dual meet against Notre Dame and Pittsburgh … Swept first place in both the 100 breaststroke and 200 breaststroke against Ohio State, Denison and Cleveland State … Kicked off her sophomore campaign with a win in the 200 breaststroke and a seventh-place finish in the 50 breaststroke at the Virginia Tech Swimming Challenge.

    2012-13:
    ACCs:
    Gold - 200 breast (2:10.12)
    Bronze - 100 breast (1:00.78)
    Gold - Relay - 400 medley relay (3:34.41) - Benson, Savage, Filova

    Had an outstanding freshman campaign, competing in three events at her first NCAA Championships ... Placed 24th in the 200 breaststroke, 30th in the 100 breaststroke and swam the second leg of the 400 medley relay at NCAAs ... Scored 36 points for the H2Okies at her first ACC Championships ... Won the 200 breaststroke to set the school record and placed third in the 100 breaststroke, along with helping win the 400 medley relay at ACCs ... Swept the breaststroke events at the two-day tri-meet at No. 10 Virginia ... Won the 100 and 200 breaststroke in the win against William & Mary and Miami ... Took the breaststroke events at NC State ... Won her first event in her first collegiate event, the 200 breaststroke against No. 10 Tennessee.

    High School: Swam at Wks Slask Wroclaw under the direction of Leszek Gorski ... A member of the Polish National Team ... Polish National Champion in the 200 breaststroke in 2011 and 2012 ... As a junior won the 100 breaststroke at the 2011 Polish National Championships.

    Personal: Weronika Paluszek was born on Oct. 26, 1993 in Wroclaw, Poland ... Daughter of Katarzyna and Krzysztof Paluszek ... Has a younger brother, Aleksander .... Majoring in communications with a focus in public relations.

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