Paulina Rojek
Paulina Rojek
Height: 5-3
Year: Sr
Hometown: Brooklyn, N.Y.
High School: Packer Collegiate

Getting to Know Paulina

  • Why did you choose to attend Mount Holyoke? -  I chose to go to Mount Holyoke because of the camaraderie that I felt on the team. I really liked the people on the team and felt that the size of the school as well as the rigor of the academics was a perfect fit for me.
  • What do you like best about Mount Holyoke? - I love Mount Holyoke's campus and playing on the squash team.
  • Favorite Sports Movie - Mighty Ducks D1 and D2
  • Best Sporting Event Ever Attended - Either start of the stage of the Tour De France or the US Open match between Federer and Agassi
  • Favorite Pro Sports Team - New York Rangers
  • Favorite TV Show - Biggest Loser
  • Favorite Athlete(s) - Henrik Lundqvist
  • Childhood Idol - Evan Dybvig
  • Hobbies - Skiing, Traveling, Hanging out with friends, Relaxing, Sleeping
  • Best Concert You Ever Attended - Rolling Stones
  • Magazine Cover You'd Like to Be On - Sports Illustrated
  • Biggest Fear - Disorder and spiders
  • Most Famous Person Ever Met - Diana Williams (ex US ski team coach) and Nate Dogg
  • Person You'd Like to Have Dinner With - The New York Rangers
  • Most Prized Possession - Stevek Sportsmanship Award
  • Place You'd Like to Visit - Greek Islands, Australia, Japan
  • First Memory of Your Sport - Picking up a squash racket and trying to hit a ball but missing at the age of 10
  • Most Memorable Moment in College Athletics - Upsetting Middlebury at Nationals last year to finish the season ranked 12th in the nation
  • Pre-Game Rituals - Braiding my hair and listening to music on my i-pod
  • Best Advice From a Coach - Push yourself harder than you ever imagined and you will start to see good things happen.
  • If You Had $1 Billion Dollars You Would - Build Mt. Holyoke a separate squash facility with 12 courts
  • Career Aspirations - Pediatrician or Orthopedic