Carolina Paini
Carolina Paini

Player Profile

Costa Mesa, Calif.

High School:
Orange County HS of the Arts




No. 6 UCLA Rowing Finishes Ninth at NCAA Championships

Bruins' varsity eight crew finishes first in Petite Final


No. 6 UCLA Rowing Completes Day 1 of NCAA Championships

Bruins' varsity eight crews advance to upper semifinal


No. 6 UCLA Women's Rowing Set for NCAA Championships

Bruins to begin competition in Indianapolis on Friday morning


Syverson, Volker Capture CRCA All-West Region Honors

Syverson secures CRCA All-West Region acclaim for fourth straight year


No. 7 UCLA Rowing Finishes Fourth at Pac-12 Championships

Bruins' varsity four crew finishes second at Pac-12 women's rowing championships

Stroked the second varsity eight as a sophomore ... stroked the second varsity against Loyola Marymount (March 3), leading the Bruins to a first-place finish ... stroked the 2V8+ in a win against San Diego (March 10) ... stroked the 2V8+ at the San Diego Crew Classic (March 31-April 1), leading the crew to the Jackie Ann Stitt Hungness Trophy for winning the Grand Final on day two ... stroked the 2V8+ in a win against Louisville at the SoCal Challenge (April 14) ... stroked the 2V8+ in UCLA's annual dual meet against USC (April 28), leading the crew to a victory over the Women of Troy ... stroked the 2V8+ at both Pac-12 Championsihps and NCAA Championships, leading UCLA to program-best team finishes at both events (third place at Pac-12, eighth place at NCAA) ... helped the 2V8+ finish third at Pac-12 Championships and to an appearance in the program's first-ever Grand Final at NCAA Championships ... secured first-team Pac-12 All-Academic honors ... also was named a CRCA National Scholar Athlete selection.

Rowed in the novice eight, varsity four and second varsity eight as a freshman ... stroked the novice eight in dual-meet wins against Loyola Marymount (March 5) and San Diego State (March 13) ... stroked the V4+ `A' crew against California (March 27) and Stanford (March 28) ... rowed four seat in the 2V8+ at the San Diego Crew Classic (April 2-3), leading the boat to a second-place finish on day one ... rowed two seat in the second varsity eight at the Virginia Invitational (April 15-17), leading the Bruins past Texas on day one ... stroked the second varsity eight against USC (April 30) and at Pac-10 Championships (May 15).

High School
Attended Orange County High School of the Arts from 2007-10 ... competed for the YMCA of Orange County Swim Team ... served as team captain her senior year ... competed in the YMCA Championships and the Q-Meet for Grand Prix.

Full name: Carolina Laura Paini ... Carolina is the older of Massimo and Mariola Paini's two daughters ... has one younger sister, Veronica.