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.

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
2012• 50 free• 26.67
2012• 100 fly• 57.48
2012• 200 fly• 2:07.58
2012• 100 back• 1:00.69