Carolina Ratcliff begins her first season as a student manager with the Virginia rowing program. Ratclff transferred to Virginia after competing for Syracuse from 2014-16. She sat out the 2016-17 season due to NCAA transfer rules.
Ratcliff earned All-Metropolitan honors during her sophomore, junior and senior seasons at James Madison High School in Vienna, Va. She was named the 2013 USRowing Junior Rower of the Year and earned a first-place finish at the 2013 USRowing Youth Nationals.
Ratcliff earned ACC Academic Honor Roll honors at Syracuse and was a member of the National Honor Society in high school. Her sister, Georgia, was a standout rower at UVA from 2014-17.