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Sunday 04/06
Tennessee
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Georgia
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Louisiana Tech
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South Carolina
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Florida
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Bethune-Cookman
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North Florida
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Sunday 03/23
Oral Roberts
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Mississippi State
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Ole Miss
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Sunday 03/16
Missouri
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Texas A&M
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Prairie View A&M
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Alabama
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Auburn
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Kentucky
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Vanderbilt
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Claudine Paulson
Height: 5'9"
Year: Senior
Hometown: Guayaquil, Ecuador
High School: Nuevo Mundo
Experience: 3 Letters
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Claudine Paulson
Courtesy: John Thomas, Athletic Media Relations
Release: 10/15/2009

AS A SENIOR (2012-13): Paulson recorded her strongest season as a Razorback as a freshman. In addition to providing valuable leadership as the lone upperclassmen on the squad, Paulson had a specactular season, especially in singles. She finished the season with a team-leading 20-5 singles record, and was 10-3 in SEC play. She was tied for the most singles wins in the SEC with Kentucky's Nadia Ravita, and tied for third in SEC singles victories. She got off to a hot start in conference singles play, winning her first eight SEC matches. Paulson finished the season ranked 74th in the nation by the ITA, and she recorded three victories over other ranked opponents. Her top victory came against Alabama's No. 36 Alexa Guarachi, winning in three sets 2-6, 6-2, 6-2. She also defeated Tennessee's No. 38 Kata Szekely in three sets, 6-4, 2-6, 6-4, and beat Texas A&M's Cristina Stancu 6-1, 2-6, 1-0 (5). Playing the majority of the season at No. 2 singles, she was 18-5 at that spot. A talented doubles player, she also played mostly at No. 1 doubles, primarily paired with freshman Segou Jonker. Paulson and Jonker were 8-11 at No. 1 doubles, and were ranked No. 55 by the ITA. Their biggest victory of the year in doubles came against Vanderbilt, where the duo defeated Vanderbilt's No. 29 Courtney Colton and Lauren Mira 8-5. Paulson has recognized for her season by being named to the All-SEC Second Team. Finished her Razorback career with a singles record of 83-49 and a doubles record of 79-58.

AS A JUNIOR (2011-12): Paulson continued her solid Arkansas career as a junior, finishing with a an 11-11 record in dual matches and an overall 16-17 record in singles. She played the majority of her matches in the No. 3 position, finishing with a 5-7 record. She started the season strong, winning five of her first six matches, and rattled off six consecutive wins between Jan. 20 and Feb. 5. In doubles she finishished with a 13-18 record, playing the entire season at the No. 1 position with Laurie Gringas. She extended her career doubles record at Arkansas to 67-40, including a victory in the NCAA Tournament over Long Beach State's No. 84 pair of Laura Bernard and Rachel Manasse, and moved her career record in singles to 56-40.  

AS A SOPHOMORE (2010-11): The native of Ecuador built on her strong freshman season with an even better sophomore campaign. Stepping up her majority of playing time at the top three positions, Paulson went 22-10 overall in singles, the fourth highest total on the team, tying her with Stephanie Roy. In dual play, Paulson was very efficient, going 16-8 with six wins coming from the conference slate. She also earned SEC Player of the Week honors in early February after helping the Razorbacks earn a berth in the ITA Indoor National Team Championships with an upset win over No. 4 Notre Dame. In that match, Paulson defeated No. 79 Kristen Rafael in straight sets, 6-3, 6-0. Over the course of the spring, Paulson went 2-3 against ranked oppoenents. In doubles, she teamed up with Anouk Tigu for the second straight year and went 27-12 overall and 19-10 in dual play. The two also tallied an amazing conference record as they went 8-3. The duo was even better in the postseason as they earned wins against Auburn in the first round of the SEC Tournament and a ranked win against the No. 10 doubles team in the nation in Chelsey Gullickson and Kate Fuller of Georgia. That match ended 8-6 in favor of the Razorbacks. Tigu and Paulson spent the majority of the season ranked in the top-40 in the nation, getting as high as No. 14, which is where they ended the year. The team also played so well that they advanced to the doubles competition of the NCAA Tournament in Stanford, Calif. They won their first-round matchup against Iowa's Molnar and Young, who were 35th in the nation, but unfortunately fell in the second round to Florida's No. 2 team of Alex Cercone and Allie Will, 6-2, 6-3.  

AS A FRESHMAN (2009-2010): Paulson entered the fall season as an experienced junior tennis player. Despite earning five singles wins, Paulson made her biggest immediate impact in doubles. Paulson paired with junior Anouk Tigu and the two posted a stellar 8-2 record. The duo was the No. 1 seed at the Wilson/ITA Central Region Championship and advanced to the finals, which they lost to the Oklahoma top duo of Ana-Maria Constantienscu and Teona Tsertsvadze. In the spring, Paulson continued her strong freshman campaign, generating a 13-6 record overall and 5-4 in SEC play. The majority of her play came at the No. 6 spot as she compiled a 10-3 record at that spot alone. Midway through the spring, Paulson was awarded the SEC Freshman of the Week award after winning in straight sets over Gabby Rangel of Ole Miss, 7-6(6), 6-0, and Danielle Terpko of Mississippi State, 6-1, 6-1, catapulting her team to wins over both teams. In doubles, Paulson was a part of the frequently ranked team of her and Tigu. Together, they racked up a 8-6 record in the spring alone, all coming at the No. 1 doubles spot. The duo ended the season ranked 64th in ITA doubles rankings.

PRIOR TO ARKANSAS: Paulson was a constant figure on the junior International Tennis Federation circuit, including working her way to a No. 85 ranking in July 2007. Paulson represented her country four times in Federation Cup play, going undefeated (4-0) in doubles and clinching the team victory over Bermuda with a convincing 6-2, 6-3 win over Ashley Brooks. Lost 12-10 in a tiebreaker against future 2009 NCAA individual champion Mallory Cecil (Duke) at the 2007 Nicholas Machivello Cup. Paulson was both the singles and doubles champion at the 2006 Copa de las Naciones Amigas and she won the 2006 doubles titles at the Peru Junior Open and the Guayaquil Ecuador ITF Championship.

PERSONAL: Born on March 10, 1990 to Guillermo Paulson and Chilo Crespo, Paulson began playing tennis at the age of six. A native of Guayaquil, Ecuador, she has a passion for cooking and would love to open a restaurant one day. She chose Arkansas because she loved every minute of being here on her visit.


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