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
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||22.22||at Patriot Invitational (11/20/2014)|
|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)|
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