Nina Privitera
Nina  Privitera

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Lee's Summit, Mo.

High School:
Lee's Summit West HS

Event:
Diving

Major:
Undeclared

02/20/2015

Bears Continue Stride Towards Eighth Straight Championship

Several swimmers earn bids to the podium as the Missouri State women's swimming and diving team continues to lead the team standings on Friday before heading into the final day of competition

02/19/2015

Conference Records Fall as Bears Hold off SIU on Day 2

Gold-medal winners Dora Kiss and Lauren Pavel break conference and school records as the Missouri State women's swimming and diving team continues its goal towards an eighth-straight MVC championship Thursday

01/23/2015

Women's Swimming & Diving Falls to Arkansas in Dual

The Bears competed in their final regular-season meet of the season and were defeated by the host Razorbacks at the Arkansas Natatorium

01/22/2015

Bears and Panthers Split Second Edition of Duel in the Pool

The Missouri State men's swimming and diving team completes a season sweep and evens the all-time series with Drury to highlight the Bears' performance in the Duel in the Pool meet Thursday

01/17/2015

Senior Class Goes Out With a Bang, Bears Sweep Truman at HSC

The Missouri State Bears had a first-place finisher in all but three of the 26 events in the final home men's and women's swimming and diving dual this season, leading to a sweep of the Truman State Bulldogs on Senior Day

2013-14: Competed and broke her career-best score on the 1-meter board at the Missouri Valley Conference championships ... Topped her mark that she previously set at Shamrock Invitational ... Set her best-marks before the conference event at the Shamrock Invitational on both the 1- and 3-meter diving boards ... Did both in the final scoring portions of each event.

Background:
Lettered and qualified for state all three years at Lee's Summit West (Mo.), coached by Jeff Mix ... Two-time conference champion ... Was named team captain as a senior ... Earned all-state honors with eighth-place finish on 1-meter at the 2013 MSHSAA Girls Swimming & Diving Championships ... Bettered her 6-dive school record in 2013 with a personal-best score of 377.20 ... Also broke the Titans' 11-dive meet record ... Took 10th in the MSHSAA diving competition as a junior with a school record 364.65 points ... Began diving career as a sophomore in high school; Qualified for state in first year of diving and placed 16th overall at the 2011 Championships...Former competitive gymnast through level 9.

Personal: Nina Marie Privitera is the daughter of Joe and Lori Privitera ... Born July 12, 1995 in Kansas City, Mo. ... Has two younger siblings, John and Kara ... Plans to go through Missouri State's Pre-Dentistry program and attend dental school following graduation.

Career Bests at Missouri State
Event Score Opponent/Meet Date
1-Meter Diving 252.35 2015 MVC Championships 2/19/15
3-Meter Diving 261.15 2015 MVC Championships 2/20/15

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