Freshman diver Kiley Kuether received honorable mention on the Scholar All-America Team
The Owls had 204 student-athletes make the Honor Roll and 34 win the Commissioner's Academic Medal
This honor is bestowed on teams who achieved a 3.0 grade point average or higher for the fall 2014 semester
FAU records were broken in the women's 100 free, 200 fly, and 400 free relay and the men's 100 free
As a whole, the team set 23 lifetime bests during the third day of competition
The 2014-15 Swimming & Diving team recognized six seniors at the meet against IRSC on Jan. 31.
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 1:30.06…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.