Jake Ortiz
Jake  Ortiz

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Buffalo, NY

High School:
Orchard Park High School

Height:
5-6

Major:
Communication


03/06/2018

Divers Continue at NCAA Zone Championships

Jake Ortiz paced Colonials on the 1-meter board Tuesday

03/05/2018

Divers Underway at NCAA Zone Championships

Peter Nachtwey led Colonials on opening day

03/02/2018

Three Divers Ready for NCAA Zones

Peter Nachtwey, Jake Ortiz and Nick Tomczyk to compete in NCAA qualifying

02/16/2018

Men's Swimming & Diving Holds Strong at A-10 Championships

Colonials won seven medals Friday to keep the lead

02/14/2018

Men's Swimming & Diving Leads at A-10 Championships

Colonials medaled in all three events Wednesday

2017-18: Helped GW to claim its second straight Atlantic 10 title...Broke his own record on the 1-meter board (330.67) in the dual meet against Boston College on Oct. 21...Made the A finals on both boards at the A-10 Championships, placing fourth on 1-meter (296.10) and fifth on 3-meter (282.55)...Advanced to the NCAA Zone A Diving Championships, where he finished 33rd on 3-meter (232.40) and 30th on 1-meter (248.15).

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.

CAREER BESTS
1-Meter Diving 330.67 vs. Boston College (10/21/2017)
3-Meter Diving 332.40 vs. George Mason (1/14/2017)
Platform 212.35 NCAA Zone A Championships (3/8/2017)

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