Garrett Porteous
Garrett Porteous
Birth Date: 05/31/1984
Height: 5-9
Year: Senior
Hometown: Danville, Calif.
High School: Monte Vista HS
Position: Freestyle/Fly
UC Santa Barbara
2005: At the 2005 Big West Championships took first in the 500 freestyle (4:25.85), second in the 200 free (1:38.34), fourth in the 200 butterfly (1:49.68) and was also a member of the school-record setting 800 freestyle relay squad...Fastest Gaucho in both the 200 and 500 free...2004: Placed third in the 500 free and fifth in both the 100 butterfly and 200 free at the league meet...Also took fourth in 1650 free competition...A Big West All-Academic honoree...2003: Placed third in both the 500 and 1000 freestyles at the 2003 Big West Conference Championships...Also finished ninth in the 1650 freestyle and was a member of UCSB's runner-up 800 freestyle relay team. High School
Two-time All-American at Monte Vista High School where he was coach by Hilary Haverson...Three-time team MVP...Four-time all-league...National Honor Society and California Scholastic Federation member...Swam club for Walnut Creek Aquabears under Rick Millington and Todd Krohn...Also played water polo and earned all-league honors twice. Personal
Born May 3, 1984...Parents are Leland and Mary Porteous...Has two siblings, Pamela and Brent...Majoring in biology...Enjoys snowboarding and wakeboarding...Favorite movie is "Super Troopers"...Favorite book is "Wheel of Time."