Matthieu Burtez
Matthieu  Burtez

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Marseille, France

High School:
Lycee des Remparts

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 165

Event:
Freestyle, Butterfly

Major:
Accounting


04/19/2016

FAU Athletics Celebrates 2015-16 with Owlspys

#Owlspys16

02/26/2016

Swimming & Diving Receives Conference All-Academic Achievements

Swimming & Diving Received Conference All-Academic Achievements

02/22/2016

Men's Swimming & Diving finish Fifth in the CCSA Championships

Men's Swimming & Diving finish Fifth in the CCSA Championships

02/18/2016

Swimming & Diving in Fifth after Day Two of CCSA Championships

McIntire wins again as the Owls record nine LTBs

02/17/2016

Men's Swimming and Diving Set Three Records on Day One of CCSA Championship

Swimming & Diving Finish Day One of CCSA Championships

02/02/2015

2015 Swimming & Diving Senior Day

The 2014-15 Swimming & Diving team recognized six seniors at the meet against IRSC on Jan. 31.

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Senior (2015-16):

  • Participated in every meet this season.
  • At the Georgia Tech Invitational, he set a season best time in the 50 free (20.38) – second place ranking in the CCSA.
  • Competed in the 100 free (45.10) at the GT Invite, giving him the third best time in the CCSA.
  • In the Texas A&M meet, he placed 2nd overall in the 500 free (4:45.26) giving him the 24th best time in the CCSA.
  • Set the school record in the 100 IM (53.07).
  • A part of the 200 medley relay team who set the record with a time of 1:29.58.
  • Finished third in the 50 Free at the CCSA Championships.
  • Placed second in the 200 Free at the CCSA Championships.
  • Claimed third in the 100 Free at the CCSA Championships (44.16).
  • 2016 CCSA All-Academic Honoree.
  • C-USA Academic Medalist.
  • C-USA Commissioner’s Honor Roll.


Junior (2014-15):

  • Had his best showing at the 2015 Conference USA Swimming and Diving Championship exhibition meet in February.
  • Took first as part of the 800 free relay team that broke the school record with a time of 6:36.39.
  • Claimed first in the 50 free (19.82) and broke the previous record during preliminaries with a time of 19.69.
  • The 200 free relay team, which he was on, took first in 1:20.15 for a new school record…broke the school record and earned first in the 100 free (43.38) and took first in the 200 free (1:35.92) with a personal best time.
  • Won the 400 free relay as part of a four-man team and set the FAU record in the 200 IM relay with a time of 1:30.0.
  • For the season, the junior had 20 first place finishes, seven second place finishes, and four third place finishes.
  • Set lifetime bests this year in the 50 free, 100 free, 200 free, 50 fly and 100 IM.
  • Received FAU Outstanding Acadmic Achievement Award.

Sophomore (2013-14):

  • Recorded second place finishes in the 50 free (19.87), 100 free (63.64), and 200 free (1:36.18) at the Conference USA Swimming and Diving Championship.
  • Finished in 11th place in the 500 free (4:29.29) in the C-USA Championship.
  • Tallied six top-five finishes over two days of competition in the Georgia Tech Invitational.
  • Finished first in the 50 and 500 free in the meet against Indian River State College.
  • Set the school record as part of the 800 free relay team (6:36.39) and holds individual school records in the 50 free and 100 free.
  • Named to the C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll and received the Commissioner's Academic Medal for holding a GPA of 3.75 or higher.
  • Named to both the Dean's List and President's List in Fall 2013.


Freshman (2012-13):

  • Set fourth best time of the season at the All-Florida Invitational in the 50 yard free (21.25).
  • Recorded the team's top finish for the season in the 100 yard free (44.61), 200 yard free (1:38.15) and 500 yard free (4:31.50) for the season.
  • Second best time of the season in the 1000 yard free (10:05.71).
  • Finish in the 50 yard fly was the fourth best for FAU's season, fifth in 100 yard fly (51.90).
  • Received a 4.0 GPA in the spring 2013 making the president's list and contributing to the team's CSCAA Scholar All-American Award.

Personal:

  • Business major.
  • Son of Olivier and Dominique Burtez.
  • Hopes to swim in the Rio De Janeiro Olympic games in 2016.
  • Enjoys sports, having fun with friends, and going to the beach.
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