Women's Basketball


14   Paula Tarnachowicz
Paula Tarnachowicz


Gdynia, Poland

High School:
VII Sportowe Liceum

Last College:
Panola College




UMass Comes Up Just Shy In Upset Bid At Central Michigan, 72-70

Dillard scores 16 to lead women's hoops; Timbilla chips in double-double on 14 points, 12 rebounds


Women's Hoops Closes Midwestern Tour At Central Michigan

UMass faces the Chippewas in a 1 p.m. game on Sunday, Nov. 16


UMass Starts 2014-15 Slate At Western Michigan On Friday

Minutewomen debut with road competition against the Broncos


A-10 Hosts Second Annual Women's Basketball Media Day

CBS, A-10 Digital Network and local media members to meet with league's coaches in Richmond, Virginia


UMass Closes Regular Season At Saint Louis

Minutewomen to face the Billikens in Chaifetz Arena on Sunday at 2 p.m.



WBB vs. URI Photos by Thom Kendall '93



WBB vs. RUTGERS Photos by Thom Kendall '93


Photo Gallery: Paula Tarnachowicz

2014-15 - Senior: Game-By-Game Statistics ... Had three points, all on free throws, over five minutes in her season debut at Western Michigan (11/14) ... Added five points (2-2 FG, 1-2 FT) in 14 minutes at Central Michigan (11/16) ... Grabbed two rebounds and earned one steal during six minutes in the 65-47 win at Saint Joseph's (1/10) ... Notched four points (1-2 FG, 2-2 FT) in as many minutes on the floor during the 71-68 win over La Salle (1/15).

2013-14 - Junior: Game-By-Game Statistics ... Scored 26 points and grabbed 39 rebounds during her first season with the Minutewomen ... Played 159 minutes on the year for an average of 6.9 per her 23 appearances, which included two starts ... Made her first appearance with the Minutewomen against Central Michigan (11/10), totaling five rebounds and as many points over 20 minutes ... Tallied a career-high six points and seven rebounds to help the winning effort at Kent State (12/17) ... Tied her career-high with seven rebounds over 12 minutes on the floor before suffering an ankle injury against Dayton (1/22) ... Did not play at Fordham (1/25) or George Washington (1/29) due to the ankle injury suffered against Dayton on Jan. 22 ... Also did not play against Saint Louis (3/2) or George Mason (3/5) due to injury.

Before UMass: Is a transfer student from Panola College in Carthage, Texas, and enters UMass with two years of eligibility remaining in 2012-13 ... Played in 35 games at Panola during her two seasons ... Assisted the Fillies in reaching the Region XIV Conference Tournament with a .442 field goal percentage (23-of-52) in 21 appearances, scoring 3.4 points while grabbing 2.8 rebounds per game ... The native of Gdynia, Poland, also competed for Panola College during the 2011-12 season, contributing 2.4 points and 2.4 rebounds over 14 appearances ... Helped Panola increase its win total in each of her two seasons with the team from one victory in 2010-11 before her arrival to 14 during the 2012-13 campaign ... Is the daughter of Piotr and Beata Tarnachowicz ... Born on August 27, 1991.

Career Highs (Updated Monday, Jan. 19, 2015)
Points: 6, at Kent State (Dec. 17, 2013)
Rebounds: 7, 2x, last vs. Dayton (Jan. 22, 2014)
Field Goals Made: 3, at Kent State (Dec. 17, 2013)
Field Goals Attempted: 4, at Kent State (Dec. 17, 2013)
Free Throws Made: 3, at Western Michigan (Nov. 14, 2014)
Free Throws Attempted: 5, at Bowling Green (Dec. 19, 2013)
Assists: 1, 4x, last at St. Bonaventure (Jan. 7, 2015)
Blocks: 2, at Georgia State (Dec. 19, 2014)
Steals: 1, 6x, last vs. George Washington (Jan. 18, 2015)
Minutes: 23, at Kent State (Dec. 17, 2013)

Miscellaneous Statistics (Updated Monday, Jan. 19, 2015)
5+ Rebound Games: 3, last at Dayton (Jan. 22, 2014)



    Event Calendar

    Saturday, Jan 31
    vs St. Bonaventure 2:00 PM gametracker
    Wednesday, Feb 4
    at Rhode Island 7:00 PM
    Saturday, Feb 7
    at La Salle 1:00 PM
    Wednesday, Feb 11
    vs George Mason 11:45 AM gametracker
    Saturday, Feb 14
    vs Duquesne 1:00 PM gametracker
    Wednesday, Feb 18
    vs Davidson 7:00 PM gametracker
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