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Matthieu Burtez
Matthieu  Burtez


Marseille, France

High School:
Lycee des Remparts

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 165

Freestyle, Butterfly



FAU Athletics Celebrates 2015-16 with Owlspys



Swimming & Diving Receives Conference All-Academic Achievements

Swimming & Diving Received Conference All-Academic Achievements


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

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


Swimming & Diving in Fifth after Day Two of CCSA Championships

McIntire wins again as the Owls record nine LTBs


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

Swimming & Diving Finish Day One of CCSA Championships


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).
  • Honored as FAU's Male Student-Athlete of the Year at the 2016 Owlspy Awards.
  • 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.


  • 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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