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Miguel Ortiz
Miguel Ortiz

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Tokyo, Japan

High School:
St. Mary's International

Position:
Multiple


04/18/2013

Michigan Receives BASF Team Chemistry MVP Award for March

Men's Swimming & Diving Receives BASF Team Chemistry MVP Award

03/30/2013

Even Dozen: Wolverines Lead Coast to Coast to Win 12th NCAA Title

Even Dozen: Men's Swimmers Lead Coast to Coast to Win 12th NCAA Title

03/29/2013

Wolverines Win 200 Medley Relay National Title, Lead after Day Two

Men's Swimmers Win 200 Medley Relay National Title, Lead after Day Two

03/28/2013

Jaeger Wins 500 Free National Title, U-M in First at NCAAs

Jaeger Wins 500 Free National Title, Men's Swimmers in First at NCAAs

03/25/2013

This Week in Michigan Men's Swimming & Diving #13

Men's Swimming Aims for High Finish at NCAA Championships

09/27/2012

2012-13 Men's Swimming & Diving Season Preview

The Wolverines open the season on Sept. 29 at home, where they will compete three straight weekends to begin 2012-13.

At Michigan ...NCAA champion (2013: 200-yard medley relay) ... Eight-time NCAA All-American (2013: 50-yard freestyle, 100-yard butterfly, 100-yard backstroke, 200-yard freestyle relay, 400-yard freestyle relay, 200-yard medley relay, 400-yard medley relay; 2011: 200-yard freestyle relay) ... Three-time NCAA All-America Honorable Mention (2011: 200-yard freestyle relay, 200-yard medley relay; 2010: 200-yard freestyle relay) ...Eight-time Big Ten champion (2013: 200-yard medley relay, 400-yard medley relay, 200-yard freestyle relay, 400-yard freestyle relay; 2012: 400-yard medley relay, 200-yard medley relay; 2011: 200-yard medley relay, 400-yard medley relay) ... Three-time All-Big Ten (2011-13) ... Holds program record in 100-yard backstroke ... Six-time Big Ten Men's Swimmer of the Week (Jan. 10, 2012; Jan. 31, 2012; Oct. 30, 2012; Dec. 4, 2012; Jan. 22, 2013; Feb. 12, 2013).

Senior (2012) ... NCAA champion (200-yard medley relay) ... Seven-time NCAA All-American ... Four-time Big Ten champion (200-yard freestyle relay, 400-yard freestyle relay, 200-yard medley relay, 400-yard medley relay) ... All-Big Ten ... Four-time Big Ten Men's Swimmer of the Week (Oct. 30, Dec. 4, Jan. 22, Feb. 12) ... Championships Meets ... Won a national championship on the 200-yard medley relay team and earned All-America honors in the 50-yard freestyle (fourth - 19.39), 100-yard butterfly (fourth - 45.79), 100-yard backstroke (fourth - 45.49) and on three additional relays at the NCAA Championships (March 28-30) ... Finished fourth in the 100-yard backstroke (46.43) and 100-yard freestyle (43.18), took eighth in the 50-yard freestyle (19.76) and aided to wins on four relays at the Big Ten Championships (Feb. 27-March 2) ...Regular Season ... Set three facility records at Michigan State (Feb. 9), including a win in the 100-yard backstroke and wins in the 200-yard medley relay and 200-yard freestyle relay ...part of winning 400-yard medley relay, 200-yard medley relay and 200-yard freestyle relay, and finished second in 50-yard freestyle and 100-yard backstroke against Ohio State (Feb. 1-2) ... Won the 100-yard backstroke, finished second in the 200-yard backstroke and fourth in the 50-yard freestyle at the SMU Classic (Jan. 18-19) ... won the 50-yard freestyle, took third in the 200-yard backstroke and swam on two relays against Purdue (Jan. 12) ... set U.S. record (for 20-yard pool length) in the 100-yard backstroke against EMU (Jan. 11) ... won three events (50-yard freestyle, 100-yard butterfly, 100-yard backstroke ) and finished second in the 100-yard freestyle at the Hawkeye Invitational (Nov. 30-Dec. 2) ... won the 50-yard freestyle and 100-yard backstroke, and contributed to two relay wins at Texas/Indiana (Oct. 26) ...won the 100-yard backstroke and contributed to two relay winsvs. Minnesota (Oct. 5).

Junior (2011-12) ... Two-time Big Ten Champion (400-yard medley relay, 200-yard medley relay) ... All-Big Ten first team ... 2012 Big Ten Swimmer of the Week honoree ... Championship Meets ... Broke Alon Mandel's school record in the 100-yard backstroke at the Big Ten Championships (Feb. 22) with a time of 46.33 ... Notched a 50-yard backstroke time of 21.47 at the Big Ten Championships, and a 50-yard freestyle time of 19.63 ... Regular Season ... Took part in the 100-yard butterfly against Michigan State (Feb. 4), clocking a 48.17 ...Won the 100-yard freestyle against Ohio State and Penn State (Jan. 28) with a time of 44.11 ... Was also part of the 200-yard medley relay, which won the race with a time of 1:27.88.

Sophomore (2010-11) ...NCAA All-American (400-yard freestyle relay) ... NCAA Honorable Mention All-American (200-yard freestyle relay, 200-yard medley relay) ... All-Big Ten first team ... Championships Meets ... Placed 30th in the 50-yard freestyle (19.80), 31st in the 100-yard backstroke (47.94) and swam on the seventh-place 400-yard freestyle relay, 12th place 200-yard freestyle relay and 13th-place medley relay at the NCAA Championships (March 24-26) ... Won the 200-yard Medley Relay and 400-yard Medley Relay, placed fifth in the 50-yard freestyle (19.99 final, 19.83 prelim) and seventh in the 100-yard backstroke (47.46) and 100-yard freestyle (43.64 final, 43.49 prelim) at the Big Ten Championships (Feb. 23-26) ... Regular Season ... Earned a career best in the 100-yard backstroke (49.01) as the lead off for the 400-yard medley relay vs. No. 11 Ohio State/Penn State/Northwestern (Jan. 28-29) ... Scored a season best 100-yard freestyle (44.85) at the SMU Classic (Jan. 14-15) ... Used a personal best in the 50-yard freestyle (20.22) to earn an NCAA consideration time at No. 14 Indiana (Jan. 8) ... Posted a season best 100-yard butterfly (49.50) at the USA Swimming Minnesota Grand Prix (Nov. 12-14).

Freshman (2009-10) ... Earned first varsity letter ... Championship Meets ... Swam on the 11th-place 200-yard freestyle relay team (1:18.98) at the NCAA Championships (March 26) ... Finished 11th in the 100-yard butterfly (48.01), 15th in the 50-yard freestyle (20.54 finals, 20.30 prelims) and 18th in the 100-yard freestyle (45.34 finals, 44.63 prelims) at the Big Ten Championships (Feb. 24-27) ... Regular Season ... Won the 50-yard backstroke (22.99) and the 100-yard freestyle (45.59) at the TYR Invitational (Nov. 20-22) ... Also finished runner-up in the 100-yard backstroke (50.05) and third in the 100-yard butterfly (49.52) at the TYR ... Was part of the runner-up 400-yard medley relay (3:23.78), third-place 200-yard freestyle relay (1:23.22), 400-yard freestyle relay (3:02.62) and 200-yard medley relay teams (1:31.62) at the TYR Invite ... Finished runner-up in 100-yard backstroke (51.10) against Oakland (Nov. 13) ... Member of winning 200-yard medley relay (1:30.51) and second-place 400-yard freestyle relay (3:06.63) teams against Toronto (Oct. 23).

National/International ... Placed sixth in the 100-meter backstroke (56.55), seventh in the 50-meter freestyle (23.30), and 10th in the 100-yard freestyle (51.72) at the 2012 Spanish National Championships ... Competed in Junior Olympics in Japan, finishing second in 400-meter freestyle relay, sixth in 50-meter backstroke and seventh in 50-meter butterfly ... Participated in Senior Nationals and Japan Open.

Prep ... St. Mary's International School (2009) ... National Honor Society ... Two-year varsity letterwinner ... Also participated in cross country and track.

Personal ... Enrolled in the College of Literature, Science and the Arts ... Birthday is February 19, 1991.

Top Times

Event

Time

Date

50-yard Freestyle

19.31

3/28/2013

100-yard Freestyle

42.72

3/30/2013

100-yard Butterfly

45.69

3/29/2013

100-yard Backstroke

45.48

3/29/2013

200-yard Backstroke

1:45.05

1/18/2013



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