Laina graduated from Seattle University with a Sociology Degree in 2008 and played four years of NCAA Division II basketball there while receiving all academic honors. She was named Freshman of the Year in the 2004-05, and also made second team and honorable mention All GNAC. Laina was the tenth member of the 1,000-point club for Seattle University women’s basketball. She finished her career with 1,075 points and 605 career rebounds, eighth on SU’s career scoring and rebounding lists.
Laina enrolled in Graduate School at SU beginning in fall 2008 getting a master's degree in Sports Administration and Leadership. Her career goals are to become a special events director for a professional sports team.
Here duties for the Men's Basketball team are: