Updated: October 28, 2014
General: 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: 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: 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: 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 Katarzyne and Krzysztor Paluszek ... Has a younger brother, Aleksander .... Is undecided on her major.
|Paluszek's Collegiate Best|
|200 Free: 2:03.20||50 Breast: 30.31|
|100 Breaststroke: 59.95^||200 Breaststroke: 2:07.81^|
|100 IM: 1:01.22||200 IM: 2:00.10|
^ Denotes school record