Paula Goetz

Paula Goetz

RH | So. | 5-5 | Rottenburg am Neckar, Germany | Eugen Bolz Gymnasium

2016 (Freshman)

  • Named to the Academic All-Big 12 Rookie Team
  • Did not compete in the fall
  • Finished the spring season with a 7-9 singles record
  • Played primarily at the No. 3 slot and was second on the team with seven singles wins
  • Made her Mountaineer debut at Pitt
  • Marked her first singles win as a Mountaineer at home vs. Toledo
  • Won one singles match in Big 12 play vs. Kansas State
  • Paired with Lyn Yuen Choo for two doubles victories in Big 12 action vs. Kansas State and then-ranked No. 34 TCU

High School

  • Placed first at the 2012 U16 Regional Association Championships
  • Finished third in doubles at the 2012 U16 German Championships
  • Placed third at the 2014 German Team Championships of Regional Federations
  • Reached the quarterfinals at the 2013 and 2014 ITF Junior Circuit


  • Daughter of Alexander and Birgitta Goetz
  • Sister Anna is a member of the German National Rowing Team
  • Father Alexander was a tennis coach of the German National Federation
  • One of three children
  • Birthday is September 20
  • Majoring in industrial engineering
  • Big 12 Commissioner’s Honor Roll
  • Garrett Ford Academic Honor Roll
Year Singles Doubles Totals
2016 (Spring) 7-9 5-12 12-21
2016 (Fall) 3-4 3-4 6-8
Totals 10-13 8-16 18-29

Life As A Mountaineer: Paula Goetz

By Scott Bartlett | October 17, 2016

In this week's Life As A Mountaineer, we take an inside look at sophomore Paula Goetz of the tennis team. Life As A Mountaineer is presented by WVU Medicine.

Mountaineers Earn ITA Academic Awards

By Christopher Pharis | July 25, 2016

Four members of the West Virginia University women’s tennis team were named ITA Scholar-Athletes and the Mountaineers were named to the ITA All-Academic team as announced by the Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA).