|Hometown:||New York, N.Y.|
|High School:||The Chapin School|
Fall 2011: Did not compete.
Spring 2011: Did not compete in dual matches.
Fall 2010: Participated in the Columbia Invitational tournament.
Spring 2010: Did not compete.
At the Chapin School: Earned two varsity letters in tennis.
Personal: Born 5/30/90 … daughter of Joan Olaksen-Costa and Robert Costa ‘67CC … art history and archaeology major … father, Robert, fenced for Columbia … cousin, James Marotta ‘92CC, played football for Columbia … cousin, Karl Wallach ‘45CC, ran track for Columbia.
|Getting to Know Carolyn:|
|What do you like best about Columbia?||Getting an outstanding education while being surrounded by incredible students in an amazing city.
|What is your favorite thing to do in New York City?||Spend time in Cental Park
|Who's your favorite professional tennis player?||Justine Henin
|People would be surprised to know that I:||Am an avid equestrian and compete whenever I can
|If I were to have a dinner party, I would invite:||Bode Miller and Lindsey Vonn|
|Song you never get sick of:||West Coast Friendship by Owl City|
|Favorite season and why:||Spring, because I can finally play tennis and ride horses outside. Plus, there's still some skiing around.
|Favorite Disney movie:||Mulan
|What is your favorite ice cream topping?||Rainbow sprinkles
|What TV show do you HAVE to watch each week?||NCIS
|What song would you sing at karaoke?||You Belong With Me by Taylor Swift|
|What is your dream vacation?||My second trip with my family to Kruger National Park in South Africa|
|If you could live anywhere in the world, where would it be?||Aspen, Colorado
|If you could stay one age for your entire life, how old would you chose to be?||23
|Your most over-used word/phrase is:||"You can't be serious!"|
|What's the best advice you've ever recieved?||There isn't one path to success in life.
|If you could attend any sporting event in the world, what would it be and why?||A summer Olympics since I've already been to the winter counterpart and had an incredbile experience.