Mia Winterbottom, UNC Pembroke
Name: Mia Winterbottom
Institution: UNC Pembroke
Major: Mass Communications
Year in School: Junior
Hometown: Sydney, Australia
Why did you choose a Division II institution?
Because I love smaller universities that feel more personal and competitively it matches my level.
What is your most memorable experience to date as a student-athlete?
Traveling! It is always so much fun. Hilton Head is the best because we get to stay in a house with the team.
What are your career aspirations?
I want to be a graphic designer/advertising designer.
What was the first job you ever had?
Working at a hair salon as a helper.
What is your favorite pre-game meal?
If you could be a student-athlete in a sport other than your own, what would it be?
What is your favorite song to listen to before you compete?
Boom by Nelly.
What is your favorite book?
I have two that are series from Allison DuBois.
What is your favorite sports team (other than the one you play for)?
A rugby team from back home (no favorites here).
What is your favorite vacation spot?
Mykonos or Bali.
When you are not hitting the books, what are your hobbies?
Computers, photography and going to the gym.
What animal are you most like, and why?
A monkey because they are little yet cheeky.
Name an actor/actress that is most like you, and why?
Amanda Bynes just because she's friendly but not too much in the public eye or making trouble.
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