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Paulina

Koerner

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Guard
Height 5'9"
Year Sophomore
Hometown Cologne, Germany
High School Apostelgymnasium
Major Earth & Envr. Engineering
School: ENG
Birthdate April 28, 2015

Bio

2016-17: Started 25 of 27 games played, averaging 32.3 minutes … Named to the Ivy League Weekly Honor Roll four times … Shot 88 percent (66-75) from the free throw line to rank No. 2 in the Ivy League … Ranked top-10 in the Ivy League in assists per game (2.5) … Ranked third on the team in scoring, averaging 7.9 points per game ... Also averaged 3.3 rebounds ... Scored in double figures 10 times, including five of the first six Ivy League games … Had a breakout performance to help the Lions earn their first victory of the season, 65-58, at Richmond (Nov. 13), setting or tying then-career-highs in points (18), field goals made (4), free throws made (9), free throw attempts (10), free throw percentage (90 pct.), rebounds (5) and minutes played (37) … Scored 10 points and tallied a career-high seven assists in a come-from-behind victory at Saint Francis University (Nov. 19) …  Set career-highs in 3 pointers made and attempted (3-6) in a win at Loyola Maryland (Nov. 30)… Went a perfect 8 for 8 from the free throw line to score 14 points in a victory over UMass Lowell (Dec. 2)… Hit a 3-pointer with 1:30 left in overtime to put the Lions ahead en route to the program’s first BIG EAST victory, downing Providence, 66-64, at Levien Gymnasium (Dec. 7) … Scored 11 points to go with six rebounds and six assists in the Ivy League opener at Cornell (Jan. 14) … Played a career-high 53 minutes in a quadruple-overtime victory against Dartmouth (Jan. 27) … Tallied another six-assist game and scored 10 points as part of a 72-68 win at Yale (Feb. 3) … Marked career-highs in field goals made (6-13) and rebounds (8) to finish with 14 points at Brown (Feb. 4).

2015-16: Scored her first career points in a season-opening overtime win against UMBC (Nov. 13) … Totaled two points, three rebounds and three assists in nine minutes against Stony Brook (Nov. 23) … Picked up 10 points, four rebounds, five assists and a pair of steals while hitting her first career 3-pointer against Toledo at the ASU Classic (Dec. 5) … Named to the Ivy League Weekly Honor Roll for the first time (Dec. 7) ... Made her first career start against Binghamton (Dec. 9), picking up six points, five assists, three rebounds, two steals and a block while shooting 3 of 7 from the field in 35 minutes of action … Recorded five points, five assists, three rebounds and a steal against LIU Brooklyn (Dec. 14) … Matched her season-high with five assists while picking up a season-high three steals in only nine minutes of action against Central Penn (Jan. 3).

Before Columbia: Most recently played for TG Neuss in second women national league where she averaged 7.2 points, 2.5 assists, 2.1 steals and 3.9 rebounds as the starting point guard … From 2013-14 she played a critical role on the U18 European Championship Women’s B division squad including captaining the team in Romania in 2014 … In 2012, played for the Pomfret School in Connecticut and for the U16 European Championship Women Division A in Hungary … For the 2010-11 season, played in the WNBL for Rhein Girls Basketball as its starting point guard ... Selected to play for the U15 national team in 2011 … Named to the ING Diba National All-Star Team in 2010 … In 2009-10, became the first girl to win the German National Championship for boys younger than 14 … Selected to play in the Westdeustcher Basketball Verband in 2008 … Off the court, she was selected to be a youth ambassador for doping prevention in 2014.

Personal: Majors in Engineering.

International:
2016: German Women’s National Team – 3 International Games
2016: U20 European Championship Women Div.A, Matosihos, Portugal
2015: U20 European Championship Women Div.A, Lanzarote, Spain
2014: U18 European Championship Women Div.B, Oradea, Romania
2013: U18 European Championship Women Div B, Miscolc, Hungaria
2012: U16 European Championship Women,Div A, Miscolc, Hungaria

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