LEGENDARY CANES QB STEVE WALSH TALKS ABOUT GETTING RECRUITED BY JIMMY JOHNSON, LEARNING FROM VINNY TESTAVERDE AND HELPING UM CAPTURE THE 1987 NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP ON THE BEHIND THE U PODCAST

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University of Miami Athletics

Mia Vallée

position

Diver

Height

5-3

Class

Sophomore

Hometown

Quebec, Canada

High School

College de Maisonneuve

True Freshman (2019-20): Made collegiate debut against Florida (Sept. 27) and finished third in 1-meter (282.83) and second in 3-meter (305.63)…Won 3-meter springbaord in dual meet with Boston College (Jan. 4)…Swept both springborad events in dual meet with over FGCU (Jan. 18)…Finished ninth in preliminaries of 1-meter (272.55) at 2020 ACC Swimming & Diving Championships in Greensboro, N.C….Finished first in 3-meter (692.50) at Zone qualifiers in Athens, Ga., to earn trip to NCAA Swimming & Diving Championships, which were eventually cancelled due to COVID-19 pandemic.

Before Miami: Accomplished international diver for native Canada…Three-time junior national champion..Selected to represent Canada at World University Games in Naples, Italy, qualifying for finals on every board she competed in…Won individual bronze medal at 2016 FINA Grand Prix in Gold Coast, Australia…Won gold at Grand Prix in Madrid in 2017 and placed fourth at World Junior Championships in 2016 in women’s 3-meter synchronized event with partner Olivia Chamandy.