Mya Tio
Mya Tio
Year: FY
Hometown: Los Angeles, CA

Why Trinity?

  • The liberal arts curriculum and small school size

Why swimming/diving?

  • My father was a swimmer and had me take swimming lessons but I wanted to do something different from my father and still be in the water so I chose to start diving when I was 12 years old.

Most memorable competitive achievement?

  • 2x Division 4 Diving Champion sophomore and junior year of high school

Favorite team experience in your college swimming/diving career?

  •  The water belts

Favorite event?

  • 1 meter and fronts

How old were you when you began competitive swimming?

  •  13 years old

Name of your first swim team:

  •  Rose Bowl Dive Team

Favorite motivational saying?

  • Everything you’ve ever wanted is on the other side of fear

Greatest source of inspiration?

  •  My family

Favorite Olympic athlete?

  • Wu Minxia

Favorite spectator sport?

  •  Volleyball and Gymnastics

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

  • Move by X1