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Corey Petrie
Sr. | Swimming and Diving

1. What is the best part about being a Griff?
Sharing the college experience with teammates and fostering life-long friendships while competing at the Division I level.

 2. Why did you choose to attend Canisius?
It was always an easy decision for me because both my brothers went to Canisius. I guess I was influenced at a young age.

3. What are three words that you’d use to describe yourself?
Driven, positive and sarcastic.

4. What is your favorite T.V. show? What was your favorite T.V. show as a kid?
My favorite TV show is NCIS. My favorite childhood TV show was Digimon: Digital Monsters.

5. What is your biggest pet peeve?
My biggest pet peeve is when people mix up Marvel and DC characters.  

6. If you weren’t swimming, what sport would you be playing?
I would be playing volleyball. I always enjoyed volleyball in high school and in the summer I play beach volleyball with a group of co-workers.

7. What is your favorite moment as a Canisius student-athlete?
My favorite moment was when Griffin Distance took 1st through 5th place in the 1000 Free at MAAC’s 2013.

8. What is your favorite song currently?
Wake Me Up by Avicii

9. What is your pre-meet ritual, routine or superstition?
Before any of my events I eat a banana, half a pack of fruit gummies and I listen to the song Zero to Hero from Hercules.

10. What was your favorite toy as a child?
Power Ranger action figures!


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