Ortiz sets program records on both boards on Saturday
Colonials grab 14 victories at the Smith Center
Colonials Grab First Win of 2016-17 on Saturday
12 Colonials Set Personal Records
Colonials Maintain Fifth Place After Day Two
2016-17: Helped the Colonials win their first-ever Atlantic 10 Conference title...Posted a personal-best time in the 50-yard freestyle in 21.93 at the A-10 Championships...
2015-16: Posted two career-best times in the 100-yard freestyle (47.49 -- 30th) and the 200-yard freestyle (1:44.96 -- 33rd) at the 2016 Atlantic 10 Championships (Feb. 21)...Swam two personal-best times in the 50-yard backstroke (26.40) and the 100-yard backstroke (57.76) at the Magnus Cup Invitational (Nov. 21)... Named to the GW Athletics Academic Dean's List.
2014-15: Swam career-best times in the 50-yd freestyle (22.22) and 200-yd freestyle (1:47.26) at the Patriot Invitational (Nov. 20-21)...Touched the wall in 47.54 in the 100-yd free against UMBC (Oct. 25) for a career-fastest mark.
High School: Team MVP and two-time Most Dedicated Swimmer from Summer Creek...Helped squad earn a fifth-place finish at state championships...Region 6-4A Champion and state finalist in the 50 free, 100 free, 200 free relay and 400 free relay...Named a Texas All-State swimmer in those four events...Also competed for Blue Tide Aquatics and Eagle Swimming Association...Member of National Honors Society...Academic All-State selection...Summer Creek Scholar-Athlete award winner...Member of Key Club International.
Personal: Born Jarvus Levie Pennington on April 23, 1996 in Lexington, KY...Son of Greg Pennington and Tammy Pennington Rhodes...Has one sister, Gigi, and three brothers, Justus, Jonah and Journey...Brother Justus swims for NYU...Intends to major in business at GW.
|50-Yard Freestyle||21.93||Atlantic 10 Championships (2/16/2017)|
|100-Yard Freestyle||47.49||Atlantic 10 Championships (2/18/2016)|
|200-Yard Freestyle||1:44.96||Atlantic 10 Championships (2/18/2016)|
|50-Yard Backstroke||26.40||Magnus Cup Invitational (11/22/2015)|
|100-Yard Backstroke||57.76||Magnus Cup Invitational (11/21/2015)|
Bolognesi Repeats as All-American on Friday at NCAAs
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Bolognesi Ready for NCAA Swim & Dive Championships
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Bolognesi Invited to Return to NCAAs
WASHINGTON - George Washington men's swimming and diving senior Andrea Bolognesi has been invited to compete at the NCAA Swimming & Diving Championships for ...
Diving Wraps NCAA Zone Competition
CHRISTIANSBURG, Va. - George Washington sophomores Jake Ortiz and Miranda Simon wrapped competition at the 2017 NCAA Zone A Diving Championships on Wednesday.
Colonials Wrap Day 2 of NCAA Zone Diving
CHRISTIANSBURG, Va. - Two George Washington divers completed day two of the NCAA Zone A Championships on Tuesday at host Virginia Tech.
Colonials Complete First Day of NCAA Zone Diving
CHRISTIANSBURG, Va. - Sophomores Jake Ortiz and Miranda Simon completed the first day of competition at the 2017 NCAA Zone A Championships on Monday at host ...
Divers to Compete at NCAA Zone Championships
WASHINGTON - George Washington will send two divers to compete at the 2017 NCAA Zone A Championships from March 6-8 at Virginia Tech's Christiansburg Aquatic...
Men's Swim & Dive Lands Eight on All-Conference Teams
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. - Eight members of the 2017 Atlantic 10 Champion GW men's swimming and diving team have earned Atlantic 10 All-Conference distinction after...