Shea On Verma: "Paula has really brought a great competitive edge to the backfield ... she competes in every sense of the word and is willing to try new things without fear of failure and that's what has really helped her improve."
As A Junior In 2006: Has started 13 games and played in ten of 18 this season ... Had one defensive stop against Vermont (10/11).
As A Sophomore In 2005: Played in four games.
As A Freshman In 2004: Sat out the season as a redshirt.
Before UMass: Two-year letterwinner for Vicky Caburian at Lincoln-Sudbury (Mass.) High School ... Started all 21 games as a senior and team advanced to the State Tournament ... Also played two seasons of lacrosse ... Team won the sectional title her junior year and were league champions both seasons ... Was a conference All-Star and named the team's Most Improved Player her senior season.
Personal: Paula Verma ... Born September 9, 1985 ... Daughter of Vimi and Surendra Verma ... Sister of Koppel and Suneet ... A Communications major.
Paula Verma's Career Statistics