Joanna Zalewski
Joanna  Zalewski

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Linden, N.J.

High School:
Linden HS

Height:
5-4

Birthdate:
11/07/1996

01/16/2017

Deacs Sweep CofC, Winthrop to Open 2017

Wake Forest earned a pair of 7-0 victories on the opening day of play.

03/17/2017

Wake Forest vs. Notre Dame Women's Tennis

Wake Forest women's tennis vs. Notre Dame Friday, March 17 - Wake Forest Tennis Complex

03/25/2016

Wake Forest vs. Pittsburgh

No. 14 Wake Forest tallied a 5-2 win over Pitt at home on March 25, 2016.

01/30/2016

Wake Forest vs. Elon

The Demon Deacons defeated Elon, 7-0, at the Wake Forest Tennis Complex on Saturday, Jan. 30, 2016.

10/28/2015

Project Pumpkin 2015

Wake Forest student athletes participate in Project Pumpkin, passing out candy to kids from the Winston-Salem Community.

10/15/2015

2015 Wake Forest Invitational

Wake Forest hosted the annual Wake Forest Invitational from Oct. 9-11, 2015 at the Wake Forest Tennis Complex.

2015-16 (Freshman)
Finished 30-7 in singles and 6-2 in doubles ... Went 10-3 in ACC singles action to set a single-season program record for conference singles victories ... Was the first Demon Deacon since 2002 to register 30 singles wins in a season; win total led the team in 2015-16 ... Put up a dual-match singles record of 22-4, including 2-1 at the No. 3 spot and 20-3 at the No. 4 position ... Led Wake Forest with 22 singles wins in dual-match action ... Won her lone ranked singles match of the season, topping No. 83 Stephanie Nauta of Virginia, 6-1, 6-3, to help the Deacs pick up their first win over a top-10 team since 2007 ... Started the spring with an 11-match singles win streak, helping the Deacons start 9-0 as a team for the first time ever ... Had an 8-3 fall singles ledger ... In doubles, went 5-2 in the fall and 1-0 in the spring ... Had a 5-0 record with Kasey Gardiner; duo won its flight at the Wake Forest Invitational and won its lone dual-match contest at No. 3 versus Eastern Michigan.

Background

Was a blue chip recruit out of high school ... Attended Linden High School in Linden, N.J. ... Ranked as high as No. 18 in her class as a senior in 2015 while topping out as high as No. 14 in both 2014 and 2013 ... State runner up for girls tennis in 2011 at Linden ... Two-time Union County Champion in 2011 and 2013 ... Leadership Academy graduate ... Earned Principal Honors and was an IB Candidate ... Commanding Officer of the NJROTC Program ... Member of both National Honor Society and Spanish National Honor Society.

Personal
Born November 7, 1996 ... Daughter of Lucja and Robert Zalewski ... Plans to major in health and exercise science ... Also received offers Boston College, Columbia, Army West Point and Navy.

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