International with the Latvian senior team since 2017, he defended the colors of Quinnipiac University, where he spent four seasons. After scoring almost 10 points and 5 rebounds per game in the college stage, he caught the attention of TTT Riga, his home team. In this first leap to professional basketball, she played all thirteen Euroleague Women games, where she scored 4.8 points, 4.7 rebounds, and 1.3 assists in an average of 20 minutes on the court. He also stood out in the Douglas Baltic Basketball League with 9.5 points and 6.1 rebounds.
She arrives at the Seu d’Urgell from the Hungarian Peac PECS, Cadí La Seu’s rival in the first season in the EuroCup Women. The Urgent coach defines Strautmane as “a versatile player, although her natural position is at 3, a strong 185-centimeter piece that has to add consistency and defensive amplitude behind.” He also comments that offensively he helped “open the field”, since he stands out for his outside shot, an aspect in which he stood out in Hungary.
In her first statements as a Cadí La Seu player, Paula Strautmane comments that she feels “very excited” to come to La Seu d’Urgell to “learn and contribute within the team”. He also expresses his devotion to the Endesa Women’s League and the country, stating that “it is the best place in Europe to play basketball”, since “the culture of this sport in Spain is unmatched”. He declares that he is “looking forward to meeting the team, the coaches and all the fans” and is optimistic confirming that “I really believe that we can achieve incredible things this season.”