Varsity four, open eight crews each finish second in Grand Final
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).
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.