Position
Not Available
Class
Senior
Hometown
Ontario, Canada ,
High School
Central Peel SS

SENIOR SEASON (2002-03)
Competed in every meet during the season and also made appearances at the Southeastern Conference and NCAA Championships … Had the team’s third-fastest time (45.17) in the 100-yard freestyle which he swam at the SEC Championships … Recorded the Tigers’ fourth-best time in the 100-yard backstroke, swimming a time of 51.99 in a dual-meet against UL-Monroe and Delta State … Swam the team’s fastest time all season in the 100-yard butterfly (48.77) at the SEC’s … That time was the ninth-best all season in the SEC … Teamed with Evan Martinec, Francisco Paez, and Matthew Rucker to break the school record in the 400-yard medley relay with a time 3:13.58 at the SEC Championships … Earned All-America honors in the 400-yard medley relay … Earned his fourth varsity letter.

JUNIOR SEASON (2001-02)
Competed in every regular-season meet for the Tigers as well as the Southeastern Conference Championships for the third year in a row … Had the team’s second-best time in the 200-yard backstroke (1:51.85) at the SEC Championships … Also swam in the 50 and 100-yard backstroke during the season … Had the best time in the 100-yard butterfly by an Tiger on the season with a time of 48.94 at the SEC’s as he placed 13th in the finals of the event … Part of LSU’s fastest team in the 200-yard medley relay during the season with a mark of 1:28.27 at the SEC Championships … Also on the top 400-yard medley relay team that swam a 3:17.29 at the SEC’s … Earned his third varsity letter.

SOPHOMORE SEASON (2000-01)
Recorded a “B” cut standard qualifying time in the 100-yard butterfly competition at the Southeastern Conference Championships by swimming a time of 48.32 … Owns top-five times in LSU’s history in both the 200-yard backstroke competition and the 100 butterfly event … Recorded the SEC’s sixth-fastest time of the season in the 100-yard butterfly event with a mark of 48.32 … Placed ninth at the SEC Championships in the 100 butterfly competition and 12th in the 200 backstroke event … Adds versatility to the Tigers’ squad by being multi-talented in both the backstroke and butterfly competitions … Earned his second varsity letter.

FRESHMAN SEASON (1999-00)
Competed at the Southeastern Conference Championships as a freshman in the 200-yard freestyle, 200 backstroke and the 100-yard butterfly events … Placed 12th in the 200 backstroke, 26th in the 100 butterfly and 31st in the 200-yard freestyle competitions … Recorded the Tigers’ second-fastest time of the season in the 200-yard backstroke event … Earned his first varsity letter.

PRIOR TO LSU
The 1997 Eastern Canadian Cup high point winner … Provincial Carding recipient in three consecutive seasons from 1997-99 … Finished fifth in the 200-meter backstroke competition at the 1999 Canadian Summer National Championships … Recorded a 13th-place finish in the 100-yard butterfly competition at the 1999 Canadian Summer National Championships.

PERSONAL
Born Jan. 18, 1980 … Parents are Robert and Catherine Jotautas … Has a sister named Rebecca … Majoring in kinesiology.

MIKE’S TOP TIMES
200-yard freestyle 1:41.97 2000 Auburn Invitational
100-yard backstroke 50.13 2001 SEC Championships
200-yard backstroke 1:48.43 2001 SEC Championships
100-yard butterfly 48.32 2001 SEC Championships

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