The Owls return home next weeked for an exhibition meet.
Swimming & Diving Intrasquad
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
The 2014-15 Swimming & Diving team recognized six seniors at the meet against IRSC on Jan. 31.
-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.
-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.
-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.
-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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