Maria Orive
Maria Orive
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Guatemala City, Guatemala
High School: American School of Guatemala
Position: Free

Career Highlights

2018-19: As a senior, appeared in all 13 meets…competed mainly in the freestyle…recorded one victory, came in second twice and finished in third place seven times on the year…came in third in the 1000 free against UMass Dartmouth on October 27…won the 500 free and placed second in the 1000 free in a victory over Western New England on November 3…was third in both the 200 free and 500 free against Clark on November 17…recorded career-best times in the 50 free (27.50) and 100 free (58.64) at WPI’s Gompei Invitational on November 30-December 2…came in second in the 1650 free and third in the 200 free against Gordon on January 19…posted the top time of her career on the way to placing third in the 1000 free (12:14.43) against Bridgewater State on February 2…also recorded career-best times in the 200 free (2:07.48), 500 free (5:44.38) and 1650 free (20:20.83) at the NEWMAC Championships on February 22-24.

2017-18: As a junior, competed at the final eight meets of the season…took part in the freestyle and butterfly…posted six top-three finishes…recorded third-place finishes in the 50 free and the 500 free at Western New England on January 8…finished second in the 500 free and came in third with a career-best time of 1:13.94 in the 100 fly against Gordon on January 20…recorded the top time of her career in the 50 fly (33.03) at Roger Williams on January 27…came in third the 200 free and 500 free, and recorded season-best times in the 50 free (28.21) and 500 free (6:02.14) at Bridgewater State on February 3…posted her top times of the year in the 1000 free (12:21.00) and 1650 free (20:40.75) at the NEWMAC Championships on February 25.

2016-17: As a sophomore, competed in the freestyle at all 11 meets…posted six top-three finishes, including a pair of victories…finished second in the 200 free and fourth in the 100 free against Norwich and Regis on November 12…came in third in the 50 free against Simmons on November 15…recorded her first career win in the 500 free and was second in the 200 free against Clark on November 19…placed fourth in the 1000 free at Wheaton on January 14…came in third in the 500 free and fourth in the 200 free against Bentley on January 17…won the 500 free with the top time of the season (5:55.75) against Bridgewater State on January 19…posted her top time of the season in the 1650 free (20:53.17) at the NEWMAC Championships on February 19.

2015-16: As a first-year, competed in the freestyle at all 11 meets…finished with five runner-up finishes to go along with six third-place showings on the year…recorded a season-best time of 2:11.90 to finish second in her collegiate debut against UMass Dartmouth on October 24…came in third in the 200 free against Clark on October 31…was second in both the 200 and free against Norwich on November 15…finished third in the 200 free against Simmons on December 1…finished second in the 100 free and third in both the 50 and 200 free against Gordon on January 9…recorded her top times of the season in the 100 free (1:04.04) and 50 free (29.01) against Wheaton on January 16…finished second in the 200 free and third in the 500 free against Bridgewater State on January 21…recorded a season-best time of 6:22.37 in the 500 free at the NEWMAC Championships on February 19.

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