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Ilia Ayzenshtok
Ilia Ayzenshtok

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Qiryat Motzkin, Israel

High School:
Hof Hasharon

Height / Weight:
6-6 / 183

Event:
Backstroke

Birthdate:
07/05/1988



2006-07: Joined Boilermakers midway through the 2006-07 season ... made Dean's List, the Athletic Director's Honor Roll and received semester honors in the spring of 2007 ... posted team's fastest time in the 100 back (49.01), which earned him 11th place at Big Ten's and fourth place among all performers in Purdue history ... also placed 11th in the 200 back with a mark of 1:46.26, which was the team's second fastest time of the season ... also at Big Ten's, competed in the 50 free and swam leadoff for the seventh-place 400 medley relay that posted a time of 3:14.90 ... leadoff split was clocked at 49.04 ... in his first collegiate weekend of competition, placed third at Michigan in the 200 back and won both backstroke races at Michigan State ... won the 200 back vs. Indiana with time of 1:47.39 ... recorded a pair of top-five finishes in the backstroke events at the Wisconsin/Minnesota Triangular.

International Experience: Member of the Israeli National Team ... finished fourth in the 100 backstroke at the 2006 European Junior Championships ... placed second in the 100 back at the Israeli Senior National Championships ... Israeli junior record holder in the 100 back at 57.47.

Personal: Given name is Ilia Ayzenshtok ... born May 7, 1988 ... son of Andrey and Irina Ayzenshtok ... has one stepbrother, Dudu ... has a stepsister, Dina ... sister's name is Sonia ... intends to major in management.