Men's Swimming

 

  Jorge Fortin
Jorge Fortin

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
West Roxbury, Mass.

High School:
Brook Farm Academic

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 167

Event:
Free/Back

Birthdate:
12/14/1990


General: Ranks sixth all-time at UMass in the 100 backstroke (50.81) and tenth in the 200 IM (1:54.07).

2009-10 (Freshman): Took three top-ten finishes in his first A-10 Championship appearance, finishing seventh in both the 100 backstroke (51.25) and 200 IM (1:54.07) while taking fifth in the 200 free with a time of 1:41.85 (2/20) ... Had a first-place finish in the 100 backstroke (54.09), and second in the 500 free (4:52.24) at Colgate (1/24) ... Notched three top-five finishes in a win at Boston College, grabbing second in the 200 free (1:45.48), third in the 100 free (48.99) and fifth in the 200 IM (2:04.33) (1/22) ... Registered a pair of third-place finishes in the 100 backstroke (53.71) and the 200 IM (2:00.44) to help the Minutemen to a first-place finish at the Rhode Island Invitational (1/16) ... Finished second in the 200 freestyle (1:44.49) and third in the 100 freestyle (47.77) at Yale while helping 400 freestyle relay team to first-place with a time of 3:06.96 (12/5) ... Recorded the sixth fastest time in school history in the 100 backstroke (50.81) at the Terrier Invitational to take second-place while also finishing third in the 200 freestyle with a time of 1:42.24 (11/22) ... Helped 200 medley relay team to second-place, 400 medley relay team to third-place and 800 freestyle relay team to fourth-place finish at Terrier Invitational (11/22) ... Had a pair of fourth-place finishes in the 200 freestyle (1:47.23) and 500 freestyle (5:07.14) against Binghamton (11/7) ... Picked up two second-place finishes in the 100 back (52.65) and the 500 free (4:53.97) against Stony Brook (10/31) ... Notched his first collegiate victory in the 200 freestyle (1:43.27) at Army (10/24).

Personal: Jorge Leonardo Fortin ... Born December 14, 1990 in Honduras ... Son of Jose Fortin and Maricela Fortin ... Three siblings; Fernando, Daniel, David ... Intended major is Business Management.

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    Event Calendar

    Saturday, Jan 3
    at Loyola Invitational 10:00 AM
    Friday, Jan 9
    at Rhode Island Invitational 6:00 PM
    Saturday, Jan 10
    at Rhode Island Invitational 10:00 AM
    Saturday, Jan 17
    vs Bryant 12:00 PM Senior Day
    Friday, Jan 23
    at Dartmouth Invitational 5:00 PM
    Saturday, Jan 24
    at Dartmouth Invitational 10:00 AM
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