Patrick Ota
Birth Date: 07/25/1984
Height: 6-1
Year: Senior
Hometown: Selma, Calif.
High School: Immanuel HS
Position: Backstroke/Fly
UC Santa Barbara
2005: Took first and set a Big West record in the 100 backstroke (48.65) at league championship meet, his third straight conference title in the event...Also placed fifth in the 100 butterfly (49.80) and eighth in the 200 backstroke (1:52.24) and was a part of the school record-breaking 200 medley relay and 400 medley relay teams...2004: Big West title-winning mark of 49.46 in the 100 back was a school record at the time...Also placed fifth in the 100 butterfly and was a contributor in the winning 200 and 400 medley relays at that meet....2003 Big West Conference champion in the 100 backstroke with a final time of 50.47...Also swam lead-off for UCSB's conference champion and record-setting 200 medley relay squad...Placed sixth in the 100 butterfly and 10th in the 200 backstroke as well at the league meet that year. High School
Six-time All-American at Immanuel High School...CIF record holder in the 100 back (Central Section)...Swam club for Raisin Country Aquatics under coach Gary Ota...California Scholastic Federation lifetime member. Personal
Born July 25, 1984...Parents are Gary Ota and Holidae Jennings...Has two siblings, Tiffany and Kacy...Film studies major...Most memorable swimming experience is swimming in the 2001 World Cup...Enjoys surfing...Favorite athlete is Tiger Woods.