Leah Ortiz

    Class:
    Junior

    Hometown:
    Houston

    High School:
    Cypress Creek HS

    Event:
    Free

    Experience:
    2L

    Leah  Ortiz

    02/21/2015

    Olanski Named Diver of the Year as American Meet Concludes

    Sophomore earns top diving award after winning platform championship

    02/20/2015

    Houston Divers Continue to Excel at American Championships

    Olanski wins 3-meter conference title

    02/19/2015

    Cougars Conclude Second Day of American Championships

    Houston grabs a pair of individual top-10 finishes on Thursday

    01/31/2015

    Houston Posts Second Strong Day at LSU Meet

    Shedd earns second podium finish in two days

    12/21/2014

    Cougars Finish Weekend with 30 Top-10 Finishes

    Sophomore Hobbins Shines in 1650-yard freestyle

    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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