Jordan Portela
Jordan  Portela

Class:
Freshman

Hometown:
Lawrence, Kan.

High School:
Lawrence Free State HS

Event:
Butterfly/Freestyle


PRONUNCIATION:


2017-18 Freshman Season: Finished eighth in the 50-yard free (21.76) and sixth in the 100-yard fly (51.23) vs. Denver • took eighth in the 50-yard free (21.86) and fifth in the 100-yard fly (51.87) vs. Hawai'i and Drury • finished eighth in the 100-yard fly (50.12) at the Minnesota Invitational • took seventh in the 50-yard free (21.42) and seventh in the 100-yard fly (50.90) against Iowa • placed seventh in the 200-yard free (1:42.24), sixth in the 50-yard free (21.46), and seventh in the 100-yard fly (50.70) vs. Florida State.

High School: 2017 graduate of Lawrence Free State High School • coached by Annette McDonald  four-time letterwinner in swimming • four-time All-Conference, All-section, All-City, All-Area and All-State honoree • four-time NISCA All-American • three-time Kanas state Swimmer of the meet • holds school records in 100 free, 200 free, 100 fly, 100 back, 200 free relay, 200 medley relay and 400 free relay • member of Lawrence Aquahawks • 2015 Montanat Swimmer of the Year. 

Personal: Born March 16, 1999 • son of Dorie and Tony Portela • has two siblings: Anthony and Chloe • mother Dorie and father Tony, swam at Alabama • brother Anthony and sister Chloe also swam for Minnesota  enjoys playing ultimate frisbee and disc golf • major is currently undecided.

Top Times at Minnesota
Event Time Date
50 free 21.42 10/27/2017
200 free 1:42.24 10/7/2017
100 fly 50.12 12/1/2017

 

MORE HEADLINES

Gophers Hold Annual End of Season Banquet

Gophers Hold Annual End of Season Banquet

4/16/2018 - M. Swimming

Minnesota celebrated the 2017-18 season at its annual banquet to recognize the team's accomplishments as well as individual award winners.

Gophers 2017-18 Season Rewind

Gophers 2017-18 Season Rewind

4/3/2018 - M. Swimming

2017-18 saw the team earn individual championship titles, impressive dual record, numerous individual top times and new school record times.

Gophers Finish 15th at NCAA Meet

Gophers Finish 15th at NCAA Meet

3/24/2018 - M. Swimming

The University of Minnesota earns their best finish at the NCAA meet since 2011.

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