Paula Rincon Otero  
Paula Rincon Otero


Madrid, Spain

High School:
Sagrado Corazon

Last College:
University Autonoma Madrid


Gophers Recognized on ITA All-Academic Teams

Yuliana Umanets, Tereza Brichacova, and Paula Rincon Otero were honored as ITA Scholar-Athletes


Buckeyes Top Gophers in Quarterfinal Match

Ohio State eliminates Minnesota with a 4-0 win


Gophers Oust Badgers With 4-3 Victory

Minnesota defeated the Badgers in the first round and will face Ohio State in the quarterfinals at 2 p.m. Friday


Gophers Topped by NU on Senior Day

Minnesota will the No. 6 seed in the Big Ten Tournament and will play No. 11 Wisconsin Thursday


Gophers Edged at Home by Illinois

The Gophers fell to 16-7 on the season with a 4-3 loss to the Fighting Illini.

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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.

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).

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.

Plans to major in economics • enjoys music, reading, and going out with friends • daughter of Julio Rincon and Inmaculada Otero • has one brother, Marcos (22) • 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
Career Totals 29-32 24-28