Maya Lazarovich
Maya Lazarovich
Height: 5-7
Year: Fy
Hometown: South Burlington, Vt.
High School: South Burlington
Position: Breast/Fly/IM

Getting to Know Maya

  • Why did you choose to attend Mount Holyoke? - The intellectual and academic excellence.
  • What do you like best about Mount Holyoke? - I love that I am constantly learning; from the teachers, to the lectures, to the peers, I'm constantly being exposed to new ideas, concepts, and feelings.
  • Favorite Sports Movie - Blades of Glory
  • Best Sporting Event Ever Attended - Swimming World Championships in Montreal, Canada
  • Favorite Pro Sports Team - USA Olympic Swim Team
  • Favorite TV Show - House MD
  • Favorite Athlete(s) - Ed Moses
  • Childhood Idol - Angelina Jolie as Laura Croft Tomb Raider  
  • Hobbies - Swimming, Sports, Outdoors, Adventuring, Discussion, Debate, Being with friends, Drawing, Writing, Art, Cooking/baking, Organizing
  • Best Concert You Ever Attended - Lady Gaga Monster Ball in Montreal
  • Magazine Cover You'd Like to Be On - Shape 
  • Biggest Fear - Failure, falling 
  • Most Famous Person Ever Met - Harvey Kitel 
  • Person You'd Like to Have Dinner With - Professor Jeffery Hancock of Cornell University; he's conducting fascinating information on the biology and psychology of communications and emerging media. 
  • Most Prized Possession - My souvenir spoon collection 
  • Place You'd Like to Visit - New Zealand 
  • First Memory of Your Sport - All my memories include swimming 
  • Most Memorable Moment in College Athletics - Only a first year! 
  • Pre-Game Rituals - Drinking lots of water, stretching, and doing lots of warm-up. 
  • Best Advice From a Coach - "Don't worry. I promise you, this will hurt." 
  • If You Had $1 Billion Dollars You Would - Donate it to my club swim team in Vermont 
  • Career Aspirations - Neuroscience Major from Mount Holyoke, and a Communications Degree from Cornell