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Friday Focus: Mike Murphy, Men's Swimming and Diving

Friday Focus: Mike Murphy, Men's Swimming and Diving

Junior Mike Murphy has so far led the Bonnies in diving this season. With four first place wins in 1-meter diving events and three first place wins in 3-meter diving events, Murphy has already made his mark during the Bonnies' five meets. Coming off a first place win in the 1-meter diving event at the A-10 Championships last season, Murphy hopes to have a repeat of last year. Get to know Murphy off the diving board!

1.) What is your class year and major?
I'm a junior math major.

2.) What is one of the hardest classes you've taken here at SBU?
Number theory

3.) Is there a quote or saying you try to live your life by?
"I find that the harder I work, the more luck I seem to have." – Thomas Jefferson

4.) If you could compete in any other sport besides diving, which one would it be and why?
Basketball – it's a game of skill, athleticism and talent combined.

5.) What is one fun fact someone wouldn't know about you?
I've never left the country.

6.) If you had the opportunity to travel anywhere in the world, where would you go and why?
Spain because of the culture, language and scenery

7.) What do you think are some good attributes an athlete should have?
Determination, loyalty and motivation

8.) If you had to describe yourself in just a few words, how would you describe yourself?
Hardworking, honest, laid back and determined

9.) Where do you see yourself in the future after you graduate from St. Bonaventure?
Working in finance in New York City

10.) What is your favorite part about being a Bonnie?
The close-knit relationship of the student body