Chloe Portela  
Chloe Portela

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Lawrence, Kan.

High School:
Lawrence Free State HS

Position:
Butterfly


02/09/2013

Gophers Post Strong Finish At Minnesota Challenge

Minnesota won 12 events on the day

01/25/2013

Gophers Dominate in UND Victory

Minnesota took down the Fighting Sioux 196-94 at home on Friday night

02/04/2012

No. 15 Minnesota Posts Strong Finish at Minnesota Challenge

The Gophers posted four meet records on the final day of the event.

02/03/2012

No. 15 Gopher Women Impress on Opening Day of Minnesota Challenge

Minnesota claimed three titles Friday night at the University Aquatic Center.

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2013-14Junior Season:Finished 39th in the 200 fly (2:05.34), finished 45th in the 100 fly (56.39), and finished 95th in the 50 free (25.71) at the Big Ten Conference Championships (02/20-02/22)• finished the 50 backstroke with a time of 28.59 and placed 7th in the 100 backstroke (1:00.99) at the Minnesota Challenge (02/08)• Placed 12th in the 100 fly (59.25) and 10th in the 200 fly (2:13.17) vs. Purdue and Wisconsin-Madison (01/31-02/01)• Placed 9thin the 100 fly (59.27) and 7th in the 200 fly (2:10.55) vs. NC State (01/24)• Placed 11th in the 100 backstroke (1:00.62) and 12th in the 50 free (24.98) at the Jean Freeman Invitational (12/06-12/07)• Finished the 100 free with a time of 52.82, placed 1st in the 200 fly (2:05.32) and placed 1st in the 100 fly (56.74) at the Minnesota Grand Prix (11/14-11/16).

2012-13 Sophomore Season:
Finished fourth in the 100 fly and seventh in the 200 fly at Kansas (10/20)•swam in the fifth place 200 medley relay against Iowa State (10/12).

2011-12 • Freshman Season:
Had a strong performance at the Minnesota Challenge • member of the first place 400 medley relay and third place 200 medley relay • placed third in the 200 fly (2:07.58) and sixth in the 100 fly (57.48) • also finished 72nd in the 50 free (26.67) at the Challenge • earned 7th place in the 100 back (1:00.69) at the Hawaii Dual • placed fourth in the 200 fly and a member of the fifth place 200 medley relay vs Iowa State.

High School
: A 2011 graduate of Lawrence Free State High School • coached by Annette McDonald • competed with the Lawrence Aquahawks • three-time state champion in the 200 medley relay, and two-time 400 free relay champion • her relay team set state records in both those relays her sophomore year • her team won the state title sophomore year • part of two team conference championships • NISCA All-American (2008-10) • set four school records • member of the Puerto Rican national team• National Honor Society member • top 10-percent graduate.

Personal: Born November 20, 1992 • undecided on a major • daughter of Tony and Dorie Portela • has two siblings: Anthony and Jordan • Anthony swam for the Gophers (2006-09) • both parents swam in college • being part of Team Puerto Rico is her greatest sports thrill • enjoys photography and volunteers at the hospital.

Portela's Top Times:

Year• Event• Time
2013• 50 free • 24.93
2013• 100 fly• 56.39
2013• 200 fly• 2:05.32
2013• 100 back• 1:00.62
2012• 50 free• 26.67
2012• 100 fly• 57.48
2012• 200 fly• 2:07.58
2012• 100 back• 1:00.69