The Colonials are in second place, heading into Sunday's action
The Colonials are in fifth place, heading into the final day of competition
Peter Nachtwey's diving win lifted Colonials on Friday
Colonials begin three-day meet Friday at Cleveland State
GW's Tommi Wolst was a triple winner
2016-17:Helped the Colonials win their first-ever Atlantic 10 Conference title... Reached the podium on the 1-meter boards, taking third with a score of 281.15 at the A-10 Championships... Reached the Championship Final and placed eighth overall on 3-meter boards (239.85) at the A-10 Championships...Placed 24th at the NCAA Zone A Championships on 1-meter...Finished 35th on 3-meter at NCAA Zone A Championships...Finished 19th on platform at NCAA Zone A Championships to set program record of 212.35...Named A-10 Performer of the Week on Jan. 17...Snapped program records in both the 1-meter (325.05) and 3-meter (332.40) events against George Mason (Jan. 14), both of which marked NCAA Zone qualifying scores.
2015-16: Placed fifth in the 1-meter dive (272.70) at the 2016 A-10 Championships...Took eighth in the 3-meter dive (215.05) at the A-10 Championships...Posted career-best marks in the 3-meter and 1-meter dives against Georgetown (Jan. 16) with scores of 251.70 and 275.55, respectively.
High School: Stand-out at Orchard Park High School in Orchard Park, New York...Broke school's 6-dive record as a junior and continued to raise the record, graduating with the all-time mark of 350.425...Also broke 11-dive record with score of 514.392...Won the Class A Championship as a junior...Served as team co-captain during 2014-15...Member of Wings Diving club team...Member of Orchard Park Education Outreach organization...Interned with Senator Tim Kennedy and a children's hospital during senior year...Member of National and Spanish National Honor Societies.
Personal: Born Jake Amador Ortiz on Oct. 18, 1997, in Buffalo, New York...Son of Amy Paula Ortiz...Majoring in Communication.
|1-Meter Diving||325.05||vs. George Mason (1/14/2017)|
|3-Meter Diving||332.40||vs. George Mason (1/14/2017)|
|Platform||212.35||NCAA Zone A Championships (3/8/2017)|
Colonial of the Week Presented by Capgemini: Tommi Wolst
Wolst helped George Washington men's swimming and diving stay perfect in dual meet competition, going unbeaten in Saturday's 169-124 win over Atlantic 10 foe...
Men's Swimming & Diving Sinks Davidson
Three individual wins from Tommi Wolst helped power George Washington men’s swimming and diving to a 169-124 victory over Davidson on Saturday morning ...
Swimming & Diving to Host Davidson
George Washington swimming and diving is back at Charles E. Smith Center Pool on Saturday, hosting Atlantic 10 foe Davidson at 10 a.m.
Nachtwey Honored by A-10 Again
Peter Nachtwey of George Washington men's swimming and diving has garnered Atlantic 10 Rookie of the Week honors for the second time.
Swimming & Diving Celebrates 2016-2017 Success
George Washington swimming & diving stayed busy on Colonials Weekend, celebrating the past, present and future of the program.
Men's Swimming & Diving Notches Record-Setting Win
Record-breaking efforts from Jake Ortiz and Peter Nachtwey highlighted George Washington men’s swimming and diving’s 185-115 win over Boston...
Swimming & Diving Set for Home Opener
George Washington swimming and diving opens its home slate with a pair of meets at Charles E. Smith Center Pool on Colonials Weekend.
Ragab Lands A-10 Rookie of the Week Honors
Youssef Ragab of George Washington men's swimming and diving has been named the Atlantic 10 Rookie of the Week.