University of Iowa Athletics
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#31 Paula Valiño Ramos

Height 6-3
Class Jr.
Hometown Ourense, Spain
High School IES Otero Pedrayo

2018-19

  • Appeared in 13 games
  • Pulled down a career-best four rebounds in Iowa’s win over N.C. Central.
  • Dished out a career-high three assists against N.C. Central
  • Academic All-Big Ten
  • Distinguished Scholar Athlete

2017-18

  • Played in 11 games
  • Pulled down a career-best three rebounds at UNI
  • Recorded a point or a rebound in nine of her 11 games played

High School

  • Has experience playing at the high school, regional, and national level
  • Averaged 19.7 points and 13.3 rebounds as a senior to guide Ensino to a sixth-place finish at the Spanish National U18 Championship
  • Played her junior season at Bovina High School in Boniva, Texas, as an exchange student
  • Named MVP of the Year and earned Academic All-District honors in 2016
  • Served as a co-captain on the U16 Spanish National Team as a sophomore
  • Led team to a fourth-place finish at the FIBA European Championship
  • Averaged 11.2 points, 12 rebounds, and 1.4 blocks to guide the Galicia Regional Team to a fifth-place finish at the Spanish U16 National Championships
  • Helped guide the Galicia Regional Team to a third-place finish at the Spanish U15 National Championship
  • Guided the Spanish National Team to a Friendly U15 International Championship as a freshman
  • Graduated with Special Honors from IES Otero Pedrayo
  • Selected for Regional Extraordinary Prize Examinations.

Personal

  • Parents are Liru and Olga Valino Ramos
  • Father Liru played professional basketball with CB Breogan (Lugo, Spain, 1984-85) and Caja Bilbao (Bilbao, Spain, 1985-86)
  • Biochemistry and neuroscience major.