Leah Ortiz

    Class:
    Junior

    Hometown:
    Houston

    High School:
    Cypress Creek HS

    Event:
    Free

    Experience:
    2L

    Leah  Ortiz

    12/20/2015

    Cougars Conclude Strong Weekend at Christmas Invitational

    Houston adds seven more top-five finishes to wrap up 2015 fall season.

    10/31/2015

    Houston Finishes Strong Weekend with Six More Wins

    Weber, Bouter each win two events in dual meet loss to North Texas

    10/30/2015

    Cougars Win Six Events Friday vs. No. 21 SMU

    Houston swept three events in close loss to Mustangs

    10/24/2015

    Houston Concludes Rice Invitational with 15 Top-Five Finishes

    Cougars win both diving events as underclassmen continue to shine.

    10/23/2015

    Freshmen Shine on First Day of Rice Invitational

    Cougars currently hold third place after strong first day of competition.

    SOPHOMORE 2014-15
    Competed in three individual events at the American Athletic Conference Championship... Set two PR's, in the 500-yard freestyle (5:07.31) and the 200-yard butterfly (2:09.00) at the Pearland Invitational.

    FRESHMAN 2013-14
    Competed in two events during the inaugural American Athletic Conference Championships ... Swam a personal best in the 200-yard freestyle (1:55.14) ... Recorded the fastest 500-yard freestyle time of the season by a freshman on the team.

    HIGH SCHOOL
    Swam and played water polo at Cypress Creek HS... Was coached in the pool by Jeff Chandler... Broke the school record in the 200-yard freestyle as a senior... Helped the Cougars finish third in the state.

    PERSONAL
    Daughter of Maryanne and Ernie Ortiz... Has two siblings, Maryanne and Jim Svoboda... Lists her sister Maryanne as her biggest influence... Majoring in health at UH with the goal of becoming a health administrator... Enjoys fishing and singing in her spare time.

    Leah Ortiz's Collegiate Personal Best Times
    Event Time Date
    100 Free 54.20 11/23/13
    200 Free 1:55.14 2/21/14
    500 Free 5:07.31 11/22/14
    1,000 Free 10:52.79 1/10/14
    1,650 Free 18:24.41 10/26/13
    200 Fly 2:09.00 11/21/14

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