Alejandro

Ortiz

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Distance Freestyle
Height: 6'0"
Year: Senior
Hometown: Irvine, CA
High School: University HS
Major: Cognitive Science
Experience: 3 Letters

Bio

AS A SENIOR IN 2018-19
MPSF All-Academic selection ... Earned the team's Hartsock Award ... Competed at 10 meets for UC San Diego, including the Tritons' first-ever MPSF Championships ... Recorded a personal best in the 100 fly with a time of 52.65 at the MPSF Championships.

AS A JUNIOR IN 2017-18
A3 Performance Invitational Male Swimmer of the Meet ... CSCAA Scholar All-America honorable mention ... PCSC All-Academic Second Team ... PCSC Athlete of the Week (11/21) ... Competed in all seven of the Tritons' meets, including PCSC Championships.

AS A SOPHOMORE IN 2016-17
CSCAA Scholar All-America honorable mention ... PCSC All-Academic Second Team ... Competed in five of seven meets, including PCSC Championships ... Missed duals at CSU Bakersfield (1/7) and vs. California Baptist (1/21).

AS A FRESHMAN IN 2015-16
Made college debut in season opener vs. Claremont-Mudd-Scripps.

CLUB
Competed for JCC Waves from 2008-15.

HIGH SCHOOL
A 2015 graduate of University High School in Irvine ... NISCA All-American from 2013-15 ... Guided the Trojans to consecutive CIF Southern Section Division I championships (2014-15) ... Also helped the Trojans finish first in the Pacific Coast League from 2013-15.

PERSONAL
Born Aug. 8 in Anaheim ... Parents are Eladio Ortiz and Annette Luetzow ... Has a younger sister named Alondra ... Cognitive science major with law and society minor at Muir College ... Aspires to go to law school upon graduating from UC San Diego ... Winning back-to-back CIF titles has been his most memorable moment in swimming ... Favorite hobby is salsa/bachata dancing ... Favorite movie is Jurassic Park ... Cheers for the Los Angeles Clippers ... Listens to HONNE, The Beatles and Marc Anthony... Loves pizza and sushi ... Enjoys using SnapChat.

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