Matteo Lanzara
Matteo Lanzara
Year: FY
Hometown: Moraga, CA
High School: Campolindo

Why Trinity?

  • I really liked the small size of Trinity mixed with its career services that help you get a job after graduation.

Why swimming/diving?

  • I decided in 6th grade that swimming was going to be "my sport". I just felt a connection to it and enjoyed the competitive aspect of it. I enjoy working hard to achieve my goals.

Most memorable competitive achievement?

  • Getting two Junior National time cuts in one day last year at the Winter Junior Nationals meet.

Favorite team experience in your college swimming/diving career?

  • Getting to know the team

Favorite event?

  •  200 Back

How old were you when you began competitive swimming?

  •  8 years old

Name of your first swim team:

  • Tri-City Channel Cats

Favorite motivational saying?

  • "There may be people who have more talent than you, but there's no excuse for anyone to work harder than you do" - Derek Jeter

Greatest source of inspiration?

  • My parents have been my greatest source of inspiration. Not only do they support me to the best of their abilities everyday, but they are role models who I can count to do what is right all the time.

Favorite Olympic athlete?

  •  Matt Grevers

Favorite spectator sport?

  •  Baseball

Favorite psych-up song and/or singer/group?

  • Diamond Teeth Samurai - NBA Youngboy