University of Iowa Athletics
All-Around

Maria Ortiz

Class Sr.
Hometown Fort Myers, Fla.
High School Fort Myers

2018… Competed in ten meets on vault and in 13 meets on uneven bars… posted a season-high 9.850 on vault vs. Ball State (Feb. 16, 2018)… tallied a season-best 9.825 on bars at the Big Ten Championships (March 24, 2018)… finished 20th on bars at the Big Ten Championships (9.825)… earned four vault titles throughout the season… named to Academic All-Big Ten.

2017… Competed in every meet on vault . . . recorded a season-best twice at the Big Five Meet (March 11, 2017) and the Big Ten Championships (March 18, 2017) . . . finished eighth on vault (9.850) at the Big Ten Championships…named to Academic All-Big Ten.

2016… Competed in 12 meets on vault . . . posted season best of 9.875 at Big Five Meet (March 12, 2016).

High School… Went to the U.S National Team Training Center her freshman year… competed at Nationals her freshman, sophomore, and junior years… helped her team place second at the 2009 Junior Olympics Level 9 Eastern Championships… placed seventh on vault at Junior Olympics Level 10 National Championships in 2011… placed fifth on beam at the Junior Olympics Level 10 National Championships in 2012… placed ninth on vault at Junior Olympics Level 10 National Championships in 2013…placed eighth on vault and was a member of the second place team at Junior Olympics Level 10 National Championships in 2014… and graduated high school with a 5.16 GPA.

Personal… Born November 15, 1996… daughter of Laura and Mike Ortiz… and Health and Human Physiology and Psychology double major.

Event Score Opponent Date
Vault 9.875 at Big Five Meet 3/12/16
Bars 9.825 at Big Ten Championships 3/24/18