2014 Men's Swimming Graduate Among Conference's 10 Awardees
Annual Commencement on National Mall Highlights Weeklong Activities
Mortensen Claims League Accolade for Second Straight Year
Keegan, Koprivnjak, Rabe Medal to Pace GW Men's Swimming
Junior Goran Koprivnjak Part of Both School Record-Setting Events
2012-13: Swam leadoff leg of record-setting 200-yard medley relay that finished sixth at the Atlantic 10 Championships (Feb. 20) with a new school time of 1:31.32...Won the B Final of the 200-yard backstroke, ninth overall, in a career time of 1:49.77 to sit fifth on GW's all-time list...Finished second in the B Final and 10th overall in the 100 back at the A-10 Championships with a career-best time of 50.53 seconds, also good for fifth on GW's all-time list...Swam leadoff leg of 400 medley relay that finished sixth in 3:20.57...Touched the wall in a career time of 1:54.25 in the 200-yard IM at A-10s...Saw a season-best time of 4:24.44 in the 400 IM at the Patriot Invitational...Named to GW Athletics Academic Dean's List, Fall 2012 and Spring 2013 Atlantic 10 Commissioner's Honor Rolls and A-10 All-Academic Team.
2011-12: Swam second leg of school-record setting 800-yard freestyle relay team that finished third at Atlantic 10 Championships (Feb. 22) with a time of 6:40.15...Finished eighth at A-10 Championships in 100-yard backstroke with a time of 51.03 seconds...Posted a career-best time of 1:51.69 in the 200-yard backstroke at A-10 Championships...Named to GW Department of Athletics and Recreation Academic Dean's List...Named to Fall 2011 Atlantic 10 Commissioner's Honor Roll.
2010-11: At the Atlantic-10 Championship Meet: Finished fifth in the 100-yard backstroke, seventh in the 200-yard backstroke and 11th in the 200-yard individual medley...Led off the fifth-place 400-yard medley relay... Performances rank eighth in the 200-yardIM, 100-yard backstroke and 200-yard backstroke on the program's top times list...Named A-10 Rookie of the Week (Jan. 31) following performances at Towson and GMU...Finished second in the 100- and 200-yardbackstroke events against Drexel...Finished first in the 200-yard backstroke, second in the 200-yardIM and second in the 200-yard backstroke against Towson and Howard...Finished second in the 100- and 200-yard backstroke eventsand third in the 200-yard individual medleyagainst GMU.
High School: Named the Albuquerque Winter Athlete of the Year in 2008, 2009 and 2010...Holds the New Mexico state record in the boys 100-yard backstroke (50.69)...Three-time state champion in the 200-yard individual medley...Swam for LOBO Aquatic Club from 1999-2010.
Personal: Born Jacob Gustav Mortensen on June 20, 1992, in Albuquerque, NM...Son of Nancy and Jeffery Mortensen...Has one sister, Savannah...Majoring in mechanical engineering.
|CAREER BESTS (Through 2012-13 Season)|
|50-Yard Freestyle||22.76||Patriot Invitational (11/19/2010)|
|100-Yard Freestyle||48.66||Patriot Invitational (11/15/2012)|
|100-Yard Backstroke||50.53||Atlantic 10 Championships (2/20/2013)|
|200-Yard Backstroke||1:51.69||Atlantic 10 Championships (2/22/2012)|
|100-Yard Butterfly||54.05||Patriot Invitational (11/17/2011)|
|200-Yard Individual Medley||1:54.34||Atlantic 10 Championships (2/23/2011)|
|400-Yard Individual Medley||4:18.54||Patriot Invitational (11/19/2010)|
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