Sanya and Aaron began dating in 2003 when they were both students at the University of Texas at Austin, where he was playing for the Longhorns. The pair got engaged in 2007, and ended up tying the knot in 2010.
"The culmination of a lifetime of work was right before me," the 32-year-old athlete wrote. "In that moment, it seemed like no choice at all."
The star athlete also shared how the decision temporarily drove a wedge between her and her then-fiance, but they managed to overcome their issues. Sanya said that she spoke out about her decision in an attempt to reach out to other young women, "especially female athletes," who would benefit from learning of her experiences.