Calista graduated from Yarmouth High School, where she was a member of the water polo team and captained the swim team. She was also a two-time Academic All-American.
Calista is a Government major and an Anthropology minor. She is a Community Advisor and a member of the Colby Dancers.
2017-2018 season highlights: Calista was the stroke (8) in the third varsity 8 boat in her first season with the Mules. She also rowed in the second spot of the novice 8 boat in a big win over Bates.