Zach Ortiz
Zach  Ortiz

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Austin, Texas

High School:
Lake Travis

Height:
5-10

Event:
IM/Free/Fly

Major:
Business


06/29/2017

OAKLAND STUDENT-ATHLETES EARN SPRING 2017 HORIZON LEAGUE ACADEMIC HONOR ROLL DISTINCTION

For the eighth consecutive semester, Oakland led the Horizon League with 146 student-athletes meeting Honor Roll criteria

01/27/2017

OAKLAND STUDENT-ATHLETES EARN 2016 FALL HORIZON LEAGUE ACADEMIC HONOR ROLL DISTINCTION

For the seventh consecutive semester, Oakland led the Horizon League with 147 student-athletes meeting Honor Roll criteria

02/25/2017

Oakland at Horizon League Championships - Day 3

Oakland at Horizon League Championships - Day 3

10/29/2016

Oakland vs. Wayne State

Oakland vs. Wayne State 10-29-16


2016-17:
▪ Placed fourth in the 400 IM (4:01.65), seventh in the 500 free (4:34.71) and eighth in the 1,650 free (16:08.41) at Horizon League Championships
▪ All three of his swims at league championships, plus his 200 fly time (1:55.88) ranked in the top-five on the team
▪ Swam career best times in the 500 free (4:34.71), 1,000 free (9:46.55), 1,650 free (16:08.41) and 400 IM (4:01.65)

2015-16:
▪ Placed 15th in the 500 freestyle (4:37.89) and 12th in the 400 IM (4:03.53) at the Horizon League Championships
▪ Competed in the 200 butterfly at Horizon League Championships (1:54.75)
▪ Clocked top five team times in four different events
▪ One of three swimmers to swim under 10 minutes in the 1,000 freestyle (9:49.61)


Academic Acheivements:
▪ Horizon League Academic Honor Roll (Fall 2016)

High School:

▪ Swam for Nitro Swimming for Tim O'Brien and Oakland alumni Mike Koelber and Scott Yarbrough
▪ Made Winter Junior National cuts in the 400 IM and 200 fly
▪ Helped lead Lake Travis to 2nd place district finish in 2014
▪ Member of three consecutive league champions
▪ District and regional high school finalist in the 500 Free in 2014

Top Three Reasons for Choosing Oakland:
1. Prestigious swim program
2. Mechanical Engineering program
3. Continue to improve academically and athletically 

Personal:
Birthdate: April 4, 1997
Parents:Paul and Stevilyn Ortiz
Sibling: Josh

Ortiz Personal Bests
Event 2016-17 Top Time Career Top Time
500 Free 4:34.46
2017 HL Championship
2/22/17
4:34.46
2017 HL Championship
2/22/17
1,000 Free 9:46.58 #
2017 HL Championship
2/22/17
9:46.58 #
2017 HL Championship
2/22/17
# Split is from 1,650 free
1,650 Free 16:08.41
2017 HL Championship
2/22/17
16:08.41
2017 HL Championship
2/22/17
200 Back 2:02.94
Michigan State
1/21/17
2:02.94
Michigan State
1/21/17
100 Breast 1:06.58
UIC Quad
11/4/16
1:06.58
UIC Quad
11/14/16
200 Breast 2:20.57
Eastern Michigan
11/12/16
2:20.57
Eastern Michigan
11/12/16

200 Fly

1:55.88
Michigan State
1/21/17
1:53.92
Zippy Invite
12/4/15

200 IM

2:00.14
UIC Quad
11/4/16
2:00.14
UIC Quad
11/4/16

400 IM

4:01.65
2017 HL Championship
2/22/17
4:01.65
2017 HL Championship
2/22/17

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