2014 Men's Swimming Graduate Among Conference's 10 Awardees
Annual Commencement on National Mall Highlights Weeklong Activities
Mortensen Claims League Accolade for Second Straight Year
Keegan, Koprivnjak, Rabe Medal to Pace GW Men's Swimming
Junior Goran Koprivnjak Part of Both School Record-Setting Events
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)|
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...
Colonials of the Week: Men's Swim & Dive
The George Washington men's swimming and diving team made history last week, claiming its first-ever Atlantic 10 Conference crown.
A-10 Champions: Men's Swim & Dive
GENEVA, Ohio - The George Washington men's swimming and diving team won its first-ever Atlantic 10 Conference title on Saturday evening, besting a field of...