Pawel Poziomski
Pawel Poziomski

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Gdynia, Poland

High School:
Secondary School of Sports and General Education

Height:
6-2


2008-09: The Mid-American Conference Newcomer of the Year, and an All-MAC second-team selection ... Along with Jurica Grubisic, enrolled at NIU in January, 2009, just two weeks before the season ... Went 8-6 in singles play, with a 5-9 record in doubles competition ... Played 12 matches at the No. 2 singles position, before moving to the No. 1 flight in the regular-season MAC finale versus Ball State (April 18) ... Won four-of his first five collegiate matches, with three of those victories coming against in-state foes ... Also captured wins in three-of the last four matches of the season, including a 4-6, 7-6, 6-1 win over Ball State's Jose Perdormo, at No. 1 singles ... Went 3-2 in MAC matches, the best record among Huskie starters ... Played 16 matches at the No. 1 doubles position, playing alongside Grubisic and Jimmy Chu.

Prior to NIU: Ranked as high as No. 203 in the International Tennis Federation (ITF) rankings (Jan. 2008) ... owns a 23-23 career singles record, along with a 21-21 mark in doubles ... won the gold medal in doubles competition in back-to-back years at the 2007 (18 & under) and 2008 (21 & under) Polish Championships ... in singles, collected the Bronze (21 & under) and Silver (18 & under) Medals at the 2008 Polish Championships ... won the doubles championship at the 2006 Riga Open in Latvia, and the 2007 Tennis Sweden Junior Cup ... runner-up in singles competition at the 2007 Mera Cup in Poland ... Bronze Medalist at the 16 & under Polish Championships in 2005 ... Poland's 14 & under champion in 2004 ... Ranked No. 3 in the 14 and under division at the European Junior Masters in 2004 ... ranked No. 9 in the 14 and under European circuit in 2004 ... also competed in the Orange Bowl and Eddie Herr International Tennis Championships on the junior circuit.

Personal: Born on Jan. 23, 1990 in Gdansk, Poland ... son of Antoni and Mariola Poziomski ... admires Roger Federer ... majoring in management studies.