Jesse Ortiz

#20 Jesse Ortiz

POS. MF
HT. 5-6
WT. 155
YR. Jr.
HOMETOWN Aurora, Ill.
HIGH SCHOOL (PREV. SCHOOL) West Aurora (Benedictine)
2012: Played in 19 games for the Crusaders making 10 starts in the midfield...his 39 shots was second on the team...logged 1,287 minutes played.

Benedictine:
Appeared in 31 games over his two years at Benedictine, totaling 14 goals and seven assists ... named conference Offensive Player of the Year and First Team All-Conference as a sophomore ... earned Freshman of the Year, Second Team All-Conference and All-Freshmen Team honors in 2010.

Prep: A two-year letterwinner for the Blackhawks ... earned All-Section, All-Conference and All-Region honors ... named team MVP ... played eight years with the Chicago Magic club program and four years in the Chicago Fire Academy ... named the U-19 USYS Golden Ball Award Winner (most goals scored in the national championship tournament) while leading Fire team to a runner up finish in the national championship in Phoenix in 2011 ... has traveled to Spain, France, Italy and Germany with various ODP regional teams ... was an adidas ESP participant in 2008.

Personal: Jesse is the son of Jesse Ortiz Sr. and Nicolasa Vidal ... major is sports management ... born December 22, 1991.