Catherine Denysiewicz-Slowek, a junior tennis player at Miami, has not only demonstrated prowess on the court but has also discovered a passion for painting during the COVID-19 pandemic. Despite the challenges of being in quarantine, she found solace in art, leading to a newfound hobby that complements her athletic abilities. Denysiewicz-Slowek's creative talent extends beyond painting as she previously designed holiday decorations to support her tennis pursuits. Her remarkable artistic skills have also been showcased in a painting she created to commemorate her team's success, reflecting her resilience and contribution to the team despite facing injury challenges.

By the Numbers
  • Catherine Denysiewicz-Slowek produced the best win-loss percentage of any RedHawk in singles last year (.593).
  • This season, she has gone 10-3 at No. 2 singles, including earning MAC Player of the Week honors twice.
State of Play
  • Catherine Denysiewicz-Slowek continues to excel on the court, contributing significantly to Miami's tennis team.
  • Miami currently sits in second place in the MAC East, with upcoming home matches against Bowling Green and Buffalo.
Bottom Line

Catherine Denysiewicz-Slowek's story is one of resilience, talent, and determination, both on and off the court. Her dual passion for tennis and painting exemplifies the quote, "What would life be if we had no courage to attempt anything?" This multi-talented individual has the potential to impact the worlds of sports and art in remarkable ways.