Paula Rincon-Otero  
Paula  Rincon-Otero

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Madrid, Spain

High School:
Sagrado Corazon

Last College:
University Autonoma Madrid


05/28/2015

Five Gophers Earn Academic All-Big Ten Plaudits

Tereza Brichacova, Julia Courter, Kendall Heitzner, Paula Rincon-Otero and Maja Vujic were academic all-conference selections

04/23/2015

Minnesota Eliminates MSU in First Round

The Gophers will take on No. 1 seeded Michigan in the quarterfinal round Friday

04/17/2015

Gophers Edge No. 34 Purdue on Senior Day

Seniors Tereza Brichacova and Aria Lambert won their final singles matches at the Baseline Tennis Center

04/05/2015

Gophers Top Huskers, Earn 10th Home Win

Minnesota defeated Nebraska, 5-2, to improve to 15-6 on the year

03/27/2015

Gophers Prevail at Rutgers, 5-2

Minnesota improved to 12-6 on the year, including 2-2 in the Big Ten

09/20/2014

Day Two Gopher Invitational

Women's Tennis

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2014-15 · JUNIOR SEASON
Posted records of 8-4 in singles and 6-5 in doubles in the fall · tied for the team lead with eight fall singles wins · went 3-1 at the Gopher Invitational (Sept. 19-21) · made it through the qualifying draw and to the main draw's round of 32 at the ITA Central Region Championships (Oct. 16-20) · defeated opponents from Boston University and UMass at the Big Green Invitational at the Big Green Invitational (Oct. 31-Nov. 2) · won a Gopher Invitational doubles title and placed second in a separate doubles draw at the tournament with Jessika Mozia (Sept. 19-20) · won another Gopher Invitational doubles championship with Julia Courter (Sept. 21).

2013-14 · SOPHOMORE SEASON
ITA Scholar-Athlete · posted a 16-15 singles record and a 14-12 doubles record in her second collegiate season · Academic All-Big Ten · went 12-5 in dual-match singles at the Nos. 4-6 positions and had a 9-6 home singles record · registered a 9-4 mark at No. 6 and won 11 of her first 13 spring matches, including each of her first six · went 10-6 in spring doubles with Aria Lambert · duo posted two four-match win streaks · went 4-10 in fall singles play and placed fourth at the Gopher Invitational · went 4-6 in fall doubles with three different partners.

2012-13
· FRESHMAN SEASON
ITA Scholar-Athlete · received the Coaches' Award, presented to the student-athlete who exhibits a positive attitude and a dedicated work ethic · had 6-7 record overall in fall 2012 · defeated Hannah Berner and Lauren Chypyha of Wisconsin, 8-6, in the consolation final of doubles play at the Wildcat Invitational (Oct. 14-16).

PRIOR TO MINNESOTA
Gained experience on the national and international level while competing for a Madrid-based club program · participated in the Madrid Regional Championships and qualified for the Spain National Championships · Won the bronze medal at the University Championship of Spain last season · also participated in basketball from a young age but stopped to focus on her tennis future.

PERSONAL
Double majoring in finance and accounting · enjoys music, reading, and going out with friends · daughter of Julio Rincon and Inmaculada Otero · has one brother, Marcos · born March 15, 1993.

Paula Rincon-Otero's Career Statistics
Season Singles Doubles
2012-13 13-17 10-16
2013-14 16-15 14-12
2014-15 8-4 6-5
Career Totals 37-36 30-33