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Michael Mortenson Athlete Profile

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Michael Mortenson

Michael Mortenson
Position: Butterfly Height: 6-0 Weight: 155 Class: Sophomore Roster Years: 2013-2014 | 2016-2017 Hometown: Las Vegas, NV Last School: Palo Verde High School

Before BYU:

High School

  • Prepped at Palo Verde High School under coach Brent Gonzalez
  • Named to Nevada All-State Academic Team 2010-13
  • Palo Verde High School Most Outstanding Swimmer 2012-13
  • Palo Verde High School Athlete of the Month in February 2012
  • NIAA Sunset Region Champion 2010-13
  • NIAA State Champion 2010, 2013
  • Palo Verde High School record in 100 yard butterfly (51.10)
  • Forensics 
  • Las Vegas Zion's Youth Symphony and Chorus
  • Plays the piano
  • Is an eagle scout


  • Born in Las Vegas, Nev.
  • Has three younger brothers
  • Majoring in mechanical engineering
  • Swam club for Sandpipers of Nevada under coach Rob Aitken
  • Posted Junior National qualifying times in 200 meter and 200 yard butterfly

2013-2014 | Freshman Year

  • Named to All-MPSF Second Team for performances in 200 fly (1:50.62)