“Paula has terrific skill and the knack for scoring goals.” - Jeff Kampersal
Senior Year (2011-12): Named a co-captain ... played in all 31 games and did not miss a game her entire career ... led the team in assists with 12 and scored once for 13 points, the third most points on the team ... had assists in game at Union and RPI on Oct. 28-29 ... had a three-point game with one goal and two helpers vs. Yale on Nov. 5 ... collected assists in both games of the series against Colgate ... earned one assist against non-conference foes Boston College and Robert Morris ... picked up an assist at Yale on Dec 2, Dartmouth on Jan. 7, Harvard on Feb. 4 ... collected an assist in the final game of the regular season, a 3-0 shutout of Union.
• Patty Kazmaier Award (team award)
• 2012 ECAC All-Academic Team
Junior Year (2010-11): Skated in all 31 games as a junior co-captain … scored eight goals and added seven assists for 15 points … had two goals on the power play and one game winner … scored on the power play in Princeton's season-opening loss at Northeastern … scored in a loss to second-ranked Cornell … had an assist in Princeton's overtime win at Union … scored on the power play in Princeton's win over Brown … added the game-winning goal in a 4-2 win over Syracuse … found the back of the net twice in a 5-0 blanking of Syracuse … scored in Princeton's win over Quinnipiac … added a pair of assists in a 3-1 win at St. Lawrence … added another two assists in a win over St. Lawrence at home … added an assist in a win at Brown … scored in the season finale at Yale … added an assist in Game 1 of the ECAC playoffs against Quinnipiac.
Sophomore Year (2009-10): Appeared in 31 games as a sophomore … scored nine goals and added 17 assists for 26 points … recipient of the Elizabeth English Trophy, presented annually to the member of the women's hockey team, voted by her teammates to be the most valuable player … ranked second on the team in scoring … named a third-team All-ECAC and an honorable mention All-Ivy … assisted on two goals in a win at Vermont … scored two goals and added two assists in a win over Union … added an assist at Yale … scored an added an assist at Brown … had a shorthanded goal and an assist in a win over Colgate … had assists in each game against Boston University … had assists in consecutive games against Quinnipiac, including one on Danielle DiCesare's game winner in a 1-0 shutout … scored two goals and added an assist in a 3-3 tie with fifth-ranked Harvard … scored the game winner in a 4-3 win over Dartmouth … named the ECAC Hockey Player of the Week following the five-point weekend against Harvard and Dartmouth … had an assist in a win at Union … selected to play at the 2010 U.S. Women's National Festival in Lake Placid.
Freshman Year (2008-09): Skated in all 31 games as a freshman ... scored nine goals and added nine assists for 18 points ... led all freshmen and ranked fourth on the team in scoring ... named to the ECAC All-Academic Team ... first career point, an assist, came in second career game, a win over Connecticut ... scored a goal and added two assists in a loss to Harvard ... had an assist in a win at Cornell ... scored in a loss at Colgate ... added a power-play goal in a win over Vermont ... registered a goal and an assist in a win over St. Lawrence ... had an assist in a win at Dartmouth ... scored on the power play in a win at RPI ... scored in a win over Colgate ... had an assist in a tie with Cornell.
Before Princeton: Attended Valley Christian high school ... played for the San Jose Jr. Sharks ... scored 39 goals and added 19 assists in 47 games last season ... tallied 62 goals the previous season with 34 assists for 96 points in 44 games ... was recognized as a San Jose Magazine All-Star, the only female hockey player to receive the honor... also played tennis in high school.
Personal: Full name is Paula Claire Romanchuk ... daughter of Rod and Catherine Romanchuk ... father played hockey at Wisconsin and works as a sales manager ... mother attended Drake ... has an older sister Trish at San Diego State and three younger siblings: David, Lexi and Peter ... enjoys the piano, reading and traveling ... birthday is May 18.
| Career Highs
||Career Firsts|| Multiple/Game
|| 2, 3x MR vs. Syracuse (12/11/10)
|| vs. Harvard (11/1/08)
|Assists|| 2, 6x MR vs. Yale (11/5/11)
|| vs. Connecticut (10/25/08)
||4 vs. Union (10/31/09)||A vs. Connecticut (10/25/08)|| 11
|City/State:||San Jose, Calif.|
|Club:||San Jose Jr. Sharks|