Carolina Medrano
Carolina Medrano
Height: 5-3
Year: Frosh
High School: Schurr / Montebello (CA)
Major: Business Administration
Events: Free, Fly, Back, IM

Cerritos College Women’s Water Polo (2018): Named 2nd Team All-South Coast Conference… Finished second on the team with 59 goals, along with 36 assists and 42 steals…Voted the team’s Falcon of the Year… Scored goals in the first 16 games of the season, including a season-high six against Chaffey College… Added five goals against Pasadena City College and posted four goals in three other games… Turned in a season-high five assists against Rio Hondo College and posted 13 assists in the final five games of the season… Recorded a season-high four steals in four games during the year and had at least one steal in 20 games…..

Schurr HS: Specialized in the 100-yard freestyle (1:03.57), 100-yard butterfly (1:05.94), 100-yard backstroke (1:11.22), 200-yard freestyle (2:17.59), medley relay (1:58.56) and 400-yard relay (1:02.48)… Was a member of the CIF Division II championship team as a junior on the water polo team… Received the water polo and swimming team’s Most Improved Player as a senior, while she also picked up the award her junior year on the swimming team… Also garnered the Coach’s Award as a senior… Spent four seasons on the swimming and water polo teams… Was coached by current Falcon assistant coach David Argumosa…..

Personal: Most memorable moments were when she turned in her personal best time in the butterfly and backstroke, as well as the start of every meet where she attempted to post her best times… Aspires to be a detective or work in law enforcement… Her brothers, Adrian (20) and Miguel (17), both played football at Schurr High… Has another brother – Julio Cesar (22)… Hobbies include writing, playing games, listening to music, exercising and organizing… Nicknamed “Caro”, “Ninja” and “Shark”… Is the daughter of Claudia Morataya… Born on August 16, 2000…..

Favorite Athlete: Aly Raisman                            Favorite Movie: “The Dark Knight”
Favorite Food: Fettuccine Alfredo                        Favorite TV Show:  “Supernatural”
Favorite Book: “Mistakes Were Made”