Joseph Portillo
Joseph  Portillo
Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Duluth, Ga.

High School:
Duluth

Height:
5-7

Event:
Breast, IM

Club Team:
Swim Atlanta


02/23/2018

Loschi Leads Seven Finalists on Day Three of ACCs

Senior Moises Loschi secures 100 breast A finals appearance, finishing fifth overall

02/20/2018

Men’s Swimming Set for ACC Championships

Georgia Tech men’s swimming will compete at the 2018 ACC Championships this week in Greensboro, N.C.

01/20/2018

Men Win, Women Fall at South Carolina on Saturday

Georgia Tech swimming and diving will be back in action next Saturday at 11 a.m. versus Emory on Senior Day

01/06/2018

Jackets Kick-Off 2018 with Sweep of SCAD

Georgia Tech swimming & diving will return to action in two weeks at South Carolina on Jan. 20

11/18/2017

Jackets Conclude Action in Georgia Tech Invite

Two school records fall as men finish third, women finish fourth

2016-17 CSCAA Scholar All-American Honorable Mention

2016-17 ACC Academic Honor Roll

2015-16 CSCAA Scholar All-American Honorable Mention

2015-16 ACC Academic Honor Roll

2016-17 (Sophomore): Competed for the Jackets in the 100 and 200 breast events, as well as in the 200 fly, 200 and 400 IM … Recorded new career-best times in the 100 breast (55.39), 200 fly (1:54.25) and 200 IM (1:50.37) on the year … Posted the third-fastest time on the season for the Jackets in both the 100 breast (55.39) and the 200 breast (1:59.09) … Also registered the fifth-best time for Tech on the season in the 200 IM (1:50.37) and the seventh-fastest mark in both the 200 fly (1:54.25) and the 400 IM 4:03.64) … Totaled 17 top-10 finishes on the year, highlighted by a second-place finish in the 200 breast (2:07.43) versus BC and Pitt … Placed fourth in the 100 breast against BC and Pitt (59.56) and versus Georgia (57.10) … Also tallied fourth-place finishes in the 200 breast versus UGA (2:04.04) and in the tri-meet against Cincinnati and FAU (2:08.37) … Finished 21st in the 200 breast (1:59.09) and 27th in the 100 breast (55.39) at the 2017 ACC Championships ... Recognized as a 2016-17 CSCAA scholar all-American honorable mention.

2015-16 (Freshman): Had a strong season adding to the depth of the Jackets’ mid-distance group … Showed his versatility by competing in six events during the season … Recorded a career-best time in the 100 breast at 56.29 at the GT Qualifier, placing him fourth among the Jackets on the season … Broke 2:00 for a career-best time of 1:58.86 in the 200 breast at the GT Qualifier, making him a solid third among the Yellow Jackets ... CSCAA scholar all-American honorable mention.

Before Tech: Lettered for four years at Duluth High School in Duluth, Ga. … Spent two seasons as captain … Competed in IM, breast and fly events … Swam at the Junior Nationals in San Antonio, Texas, finishing sixth in the 200m breaststroke to re-earn Olympic Trial cut … Holds Duluth High School’s record in the 200 IM, 100 breast and 200 free relay events ... Finished 15th of 521 students in his high school graduating class.

Personal: Full name is Joseph Emanual Portillo … Son of Joel and Carol Portillo … Born Oct. 14, 1996 in Lawrenceville, Ga. … Enjoys video games, hanging out with friends and playing Ultimate Frisbee … Chose Georgia Tech because of its stellar academics, future job opportunities, a great team and facilities … Majoring in mechanical engineering.



Portillo's Career Top Times (through 4/1/18)
EVENT TIME MEET
200 Free 1:47.55 vs. Cincinnati and FAU (12/18/15)
100 Breast 55.39 2017 ACC Championships
200 Breast 1:58.86 2016 Yellow Jacket Championship Qualifier
200 Fly 1:51.98 2017 Georgia Tech Invitational
200 IM 1:50.37 2017 ACC Championships
400 IM 4:02.59 2015 Georgia Tech Invitational