Jake Ortiz
Jake  Ortiz


Buffalo, NY

High School:
Orchard Park High School




Divers Continue at NCAA Zone Championships

Jake Ortiz paced Colonials on the 1-meter board Tuesday


Divers Underway at NCAA Zone Championships

Peter Nachtwey led Colonials on opening day


Three Divers Ready for NCAA Zones

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


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

Colonials won seven medals Friday to keep the lead


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.

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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