Jeffrey on Hirai: "I'm looking for a good senior year out of Caren. She finished real strong at the ACCs last year and we're looking for her to place once again this season."
In 2001:Earned All-ACC team honors at the ACC Championships with her second-place finish on the 1-meter dive and sixth-place finish on the 3-meter…Played a valuable role as team captain on a young and impressive diving team…Finished second in the 1-meter against North Florida and Alabama and fourth against Texas and Auburn…Placed fourth against Miami in the 3-meter.
2000: Finished 8th on the 1-meter and 13th on the 3-meter at the ACC Championships.
Prep: Was First Team all-regional,all district and MVP all four years of high school...placed second in the state and was team captain her junior and senior year...All-American her senior year and honerable mention her sophomore and junior year...McLean High School Female Athlete of the Year her senior year...Academic All-American as a senior...National Honor Society member as a junior and senior...honor roll all four years...also played lacrosse.
Personal: Enrolled in FSU undergraduate studies.