Laura Pola
    Laura Pola

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Ottawa, Canada

    High School:
    Bell High School

    Height:
    5-10

    06/20/2012

    More `Dogs Earn Academic Accolades

    50 Fresno State student-athletes were named Academic All-WAC for the spring sports season.

    05/02/2012

    Jodoin Named Fresno State Sysco Student-Athlete of the Week

    Women's Tennis player Marianne Jodoin was named WAC Player of the Year at the WAC Championships.

    04/28/2012

    Round 2: `Dogs Defeat Aggies, 4-3

    The No. 51 Bulldogs defeated New Mexico State on Friday, 4-3.

    04/28/2012

    WAC Runner-ups

    The No. 51 Bulldogs fell to No. 61 Hawai'i, 4-3, in the WAC Championships on Saturday.

    04/27/2012

    Tennis Sweeps Top WAC Honors

    Remi Boutillier and Marianne Jodoin were each named WAC Player of the Year and Jay Udwadia and Simon Thibodeau were named WAC Coach of the Year, respectively.

    09/02/2009

    2008-09 Women's Tennis

    Year-in-review photo gallery

    Last updated on May 30, 2012

  • Pola on College Tennis Online

    Fresno State
    2011-12 (Senior):
    Competed in 13 dual matches... contributed to the `Dogs advancement in the ITA team rankings to No. 43 and contributed to the Bulldogs' WAC Runner-up title... named second team All-WAC in doubles with partner Marianne Jodoin ... clinched the doubles point against No. 7 Miami at No. 3 with partner Olga Kirpicheva when they bested Anna Bartenstein and Brittany Dubins, 9-7... went 13-9 overall and 6-10 on the season in doubles at all three positions... went 5-16 overall and 3-8 on the season in singles at the No. 3, No. 5 and No. 6 spots.

    2010-11(Junior): Named first team All-WAC in singles and doubles ... WAC All-Tournament team in singles and doubles ... competed in the first round of the NCAA Tournament against No. 20 Notre Dame ... contributed to the `Dogs advancement in the ITA team rankings to No. 59 ... defeated Boise State's Lauren Megale, 7-5, 6-7 (8-10), 7-5 to clinch the WAC Championship for the second time in three years ... posted a 12-11 in singles in spring season... went undefeated in WAC regular season play in singles and doubles, 5-0 ... went 9-8 with partner Marianne Jodoin at No. 1 doubles ... posted a 5-3 doubles record with partner Abby Hayley at the third spot ... picked up a 6-2, 4-6, 6-2 victory over Ale Granillo from No. 26 Pepperdine ... bested Aleksandra Josifoska, 6-4, 6-4, from No. 42 UNLV ... went 2-2 in singles at the ITA Northwest Regional, defeating University of Arizona's Debora Castany, 6-4, 6-0 and Sacramento State's Rebeca Delgado, 6-0, 6-3 ... posted a 7-4 in doubles and 4-6 in singles to close out the fall season.

    2009-10(Sophomore) Went 11-25 at the No. 2 spot for singles ... With partner Renata Kucerkova, the duo went 12-9 overall at the No. 2 spot in doubles... named second team All-WAC in doubles ... climbed the ITA Tennis doubles rankings to No. 68 with Kucerkova and defeated three ranked duos ... upset the 26th-ranked doubles team of McCall Jones and Megan Price of BYU ... bested No. 45 Pichittra Thongdach and Lauren Megale, 8-6, in the championship match of the WAC Tournament ... beat No. 32 Brittany Blalock and Suzie Matzenauer of Sacramento State ... defeated three singles opponents at the ITA Northwest Regional to close out the fall season ... earned an invite to the ITA All-American prequalifying round.

    2008-09(Freshman): Went 30-13 overall at the No. 4-5 spots for singles play ... With partner Danon Beatty, the duo went 17-8 overall at the No. 3 position... clinched the WAC title for the Bulldogs by defeating Boise State's Klaudia Wlodarczyk in three sets, 2-6, 6-1, 7-5 ... posted a 13-match winning streak during the spring ... went undefeated against conference foes in singles ... won four-straight matches at the Cal Nike Invitational to win the Flight B consolation title ... finished the fall season with a 7-5 record in singles ... reached the semifinals of the Cal Nike Invitational doubles tournament with teammate Bruna Paes.

    Prior to Fresno State: on the Under-16 and Under-18 Canadian National Singles titles ... victorious in Canadian National Doubles Championship ... was a two-time member of the Jr. Fed Cup team (2004-05).

    Personal: Born April 23, 1990 ... parents are Chris and Bozena Pola ... has one brother, Konrad ... favorite hobbies include playing sports, watching movies and listening to music ... favorite athlete is Michael Phelps because of his devotion to his sport ... biggest athletic thrill is when the third set is tied 6-6 and all the pressure is on.

    Career Singles Statistics

    YearOverallDualTourn
    2008-0930-1321-79-6
    2009-1011-257-204-5
    2010-1116-1712-114-6
    Totals57-5540-3817-17

    Career Doubles Statistics

    YearOverallDualTourn
    2008-0922-1120-82-3
    2009-1013-1913-150-4
    2010-1121-1514-117-4
    Totals56-4547-349-11
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