The George Washington University: Men's Swimming

Jake Mortensen
Jake Mortensen

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Albuquerque, NM

High School:
Albuquerque

Height:
5-10

Event:
IM/Back

Major:
Civil engineering



06/18/2014

Jake Mortensen Named A-10 Postgraduate Scholarship Recipient

2014 Men's Swimming Graduate Among Conference's 10 Awardees

05/18/2014

94 Student-Athletes Among Over 6,000 GW Graduates in 2014

Annual Commencement on National Mall Highlights Weeklong Activities

03/18/2014

GW Swimming's Mortensen, Rabe Tabbed A-10 Academic All-Conference

Mortensen Claims League Accolade for Second Straight Year

02/23/2014

GW Men's Swimming Makes Three Trips to Podium on Final Day of A-10s

Keegan, Koprivnjak, Rabe Medal to Pace GW Men's Swimming

02/21/2014

GW Men's Swimming Erases Two Records at A-10 Championships

Junior Goran Koprivnjak Part of Both School Record-Setting Events

10/29/2013

GW Men's Swimming vs. Bucknell

GW Men's Swimming vs. Bucknell (10.19.2013) Photo by: Molly Riley

02/05/2013

GW Swimming vs. George Mason (1.26.2013)

Senior Day (1.26.2013)

11/13/2012

GW Men's & Women's Swimming vs. Drexel

GW vs. Drexel (11.03.2012) Photos by: James Lang


2012-13: Swam leadoff leg of record-setting 200-yard medley relay that finished sixth at the Atlantic 10 Championships (Feb. 20) with a new school time of 1:31.32...Won the B Final of the 200-yard backstroke, ninth overall, in a career time of 1:49.77 to sit fifth on GW's all-time list...Finished second in the B Final and 10th overall in the 100 back at the A-10 Championships with a career-best time of 50.53 seconds, also good for fifth on GW's all-time list...Swam leadoff leg of 400 medley relay that finished sixth in 3:20.57...Touched the wall in a career time of 1:54.25 in the 200-yard IM at A-10s...Saw a season-best time of 4:24.44 in the 400 IM at the Patriot Invitational...Named to GW Athletics Academic Dean's List, Fall 2012 and Spring 2013 Atlantic 10 Commissioner's Honor Rolls and A-10 All-Academic Team.

2011-12: Swam second leg of school-record setting 800-yard freestyle relay team that finished third at Atlantic 10 Championships (Feb. 22) with a time of 6:40.15...Finished eighth at A-10 Championships in 100-yard backstroke with a time of 51.03 seconds...Posted a career-best time of 1:51.69 in the 200-yard backstroke at A-10 Championships...Named to GW Department of Athletics and Recreation Academic Dean's List...Named to Fall 2011 Atlantic 10 Commissioner's Honor Roll.

2010-11: At the Atlantic-10 Championship Meet: Finished fifth in the 100-yard backstroke, seventh in the 200-yard backstroke and 11th in the 200-yard individual medley...Led off the fifth-place 400-yard medley relay... Performances rank eighth in the 200-yardIM, 100-yard backstroke and 200-yard backstroke on the program's top times list...Named A-10 Rookie of the Week (Jan. 31) following performances at Towson and GMU...Finished second in the 100- and 200-yardbackstroke events against Drexel...Finished first in the 200-yard backstroke, second in the 200-yardIM and second in the 200-yard backstroke against Towson and Howard...Finished second in the 100- and 200-yard backstroke eventsand third in the 200-yard individual medleyagainst GMU.

High School: Named the Albuquerque Winter Athlete of the Year in 2008, 2009 and 2010...Holds the New Mexico state record in the boys 100-yard backstroke (50.69)...Three-time state champion in the 200-yard individual medley...Swam for LOBO Aquatic Club from 1999-2010.

Personal: Born Jacob Gustav Mortensen on June 20, 1992, in Albuquerque, NM...Son of Nancy and Jeffery Mortensen...Has one sister, Savannah...Majoring in mechanical engineering.

CAREER BESTS (Through 2012-13 Season)
50-Yard Freestyle 22.76 Patriot Invitational (11/19/2010)
100-Yard Freestyle 48.66 Patriot Invitational (11/15/2012)
100-Yard Backstroke 50.53 Atlantic 10 Championships (2/20/2013)
200-Yard Backstroke 1:51.69 Atlantic 10 Championships (2/22/2012)
100-Yard Butterfly 54.05 Patriot Invitational (11/17/2011)
200-Yard Individual Medley 1:54.34 Atlantic 10 Championships (2/23/2011)
400-Yard Individual Medley 4:18.54 Patriot Invitational (11/19/2010)
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