Career Highlights

  • Pac-12 Champion (2022)
  • College Cup appearance (2023)
  • Three-time Pac-12 Fall Academic Honor Roll (2021-23)

As a Redshirt Junior (2023)

  • Pac-12 Fall Academic Honor Roll
  • Appeared in 14 matches, starting the first two contests of the season, while logging 334:27 minutes
  • Compiled 10 shots, putting five on frame, including a season-best three shots at San Diego in the season opener (Aug. 17)
  • Played 30+ minutes in four of her 14 matches played

As a Redshirt Sophomore (2022) • Pac-12 Champions

  • Pac-12 Fall Academic Honor Roll
  • Appeared in 21 matches while logging 555:09 minutes
  • Scored three goals and assisted on two more to total eight points
  • Compiled 25 shots, putting 12 on frame, including a season-best six vs. Sacramento State in the season opener (Aug. 18)
  • Scored goals against Cal Poly (Sept. 4), at Arizona State (Oct. 2) and vs. Colorado (Oct. 30)
  • Managed a goal and an assist against Colorado (Oct. 30)
  • Also assisted on a goal vs. UC Santa Barbara (Aug. 28)
  • Played 30+ minutes in 10 of her 21 matches played

As a Sophomore (2021)

  • Pac-12 Fall Academic Honor Roll
  • Did not appear in a match due to injury

As a Freshman (2020-21)

  • Made six starts while appearing in 12 matches on the season – seeing action as an outside defensive midfielder while logging 615:11 minutes
  • Finished the season with three points off a goal and an assist
  • Scored the game-winning goal in a 1-0 victory at No. 22 Washington (March 12)
  • Assisted on Civana Kuhlmann’s game-winning goal in the 5-0 win over Utah (March 5)
  • Played more than 50 minutes on seven occasions

Prior to Stanford

  • Prepped at Saint Francis High School in Mountain View, Calif.
  • Played two years of high school soccer
  • CCS Division I champion (2018)
  • Scholar-Athlete Award (2017-18)
  • All-League (2017)
  • Represented MVLA at the club level (2016-20)
  • Team captain (2018-19)
  • ECNL Northwest Conference champion (2017)
  • ECNL National Playoff participant (2015-18)


  • Born in Mountain View, Calif.
  • Daughter of Jen and Greg Paulson
  • Twin sister, Sarah, also plays soccer at Stanford
  • Also has an older brother, Luke, and a younger sister, Grace
  • Father, Greg, played basketball at Santa Clara and Cal Poly
  • Grandfather, Eric Paulson, played basketball at Santa Clara and is a member of the Santa Clara Athletics Hall of Fame
  • Grandfather, John Komo, played baseball at Santa Clara
  • Great Grandfather, Lou Farasyn, played football at Santa Clara
  • Member of the National Honors Society
  • Gave a TED Talk about unique identities in February, 2020 with twin sister, Sarah
  • Attended Tara Vanderveer Basketball Camp from ages 7-13