Florina Ilie
Breast

Florina Ilie

Breast

Year Junior
Height 5-5
Hometown Ploiesti, Romania
Last School CN Nichita Stanescu
Florina Ilie

Biography

2016-17 ACC Academic Honor Roll
2015-16 ACC Academic Honor Roll

 

2017-18 (Junior): Competed for the Yellow Jackets in the 100 and 200 breast events, as well as in the 200 IM and the medley relays … One of Tech’s top breaststrokers on the season … Registered eight NCAA B qualifying times over the season in the 100 and 200 breast events … Set a new career-best time of 1:01.59 in the 100 breast and a mark of 2:08.20 in the 200 IM at the 2018 ACC Championships … Recorded the fastest time on the season for the Yellow Jackets in the 100 breast (1:01.59), which ranks second all-time in Tech history … Also had the second-fastest time on the year for Tech in the 200 breast (2:13.78), which ranks third all-time in school history … Turned in the seventh-best time on the team in the 200 IM (2:08.20) on the year … Swam the second leg on Tech’s fastest 200 medley relay (1:39.07) and 400 medley relay (3:37.95) times on the season … Totaled 15 top-10 individual finishes on the year … Swept the breast events in the dual meet at SCAD with wins in both the 100 breast (1:04.98) and 200 breast (2:21.16) … Also earned a win in the 100 breast (1:05.06) in the dual meet at Delta State … Posted a pair of runner-up finishes in the 100 breast (1:03.98) and 200 breast (2:19.66) events in the dual meet at Northwestern … Touched the wall in third-place overall in both the 100 breast (1:05.31) and 200 breast (2:22.46) events in the season-opening meet versus Pittsburgh … Finished third in the 100 breast (1:04.80) and fifth in the 200 breast (2:22.35) at Notre Dame … Also finished third in the 200 breast (2:25.25) versus Delta State … Registered a third-place finish in the 100 breast (1:05.65) and a fourth-place showing in the 200 breast (2:20.81) in the dual meet at South Carolina … Finished fourth in the 100 breast at the Georgia Tech Invitational with a finals time of 1:01.97 … Placed fifth in the 100 breast (1:04.58) and sixth in the 200 breast (2:23.82) in the dual meet on the road at nationally ranked Georgia … Finished 11th in the 200 breast event with a finals time of 2:13.78 at the GT Invite … Also recorded a time of 1:04.62 in the 100 breast versus Emory … Finished 15th overall in the 100 breast with a finals time of 1:02.36 and 16th in the 200 breast with a finals time of 2:15.86 at the 2018 ACC Championships.

2016-17 (Sophomore): Competed for the Jackets in the 100 and 200 breast events, as well as the 200 IM … Recorded the second-fastest time on the year for Tech in the 100 breast (1:01.97) and the third-fastest time in the 200 breast (2:16.15) … Also had the fifth-best time on the season for the Jackets in the 200 IM (2:09.75) … A member of the third-fastest 200 medley relay (1:42.22) and 400 medley relay (3:42.20) teams for Tech … Tallied 14 total top-10 finishes on the year … Took first-place overall in the 200 breast (2:17.48) in the tri-meet with Cincinnati and FAU … Finished runner-up in the 200 breast (2:17.48) in the dual meet with Alabama … Placed third in the 100 breast (1:04:09) and fifth in the 200 breast (2:25.07) in the dual meet versus Georgia … Also finished fourth in the 100 breast versus Notre Dame (1:04.09) and in the double-dual meet against Boston College and Pitt (1:05.25) … Recorded a fifth-place finish in the 200 breast versus BC and Pitt (2:24.93), as well as versus Notre Dame (2:21.26) … Finished seventh in the 100 breast (1:01.97) and 13th in the 200 breast (2:16.15) at the Georgia Tech Invitational … Also competed in the 100 breast (1:01.98) and 200 breast (2:18.47) at the Bulldog Last Chance Meet.

2015-16 (Freshman): Made an immediate impact for the Jackets in the breaststroke events … Helped break two relay records and one individual record … Swam the breaststroke leg of the 200 medley relay to help break the school record with Maddie Paschal, Laura Branton and Iris Wang … Broke the school record in the 100 breast with a career-best finish of 10th at the ACC Championships and a time of 1:01.78 … A member of the 400 medley relay with Maddie Paschal, Laura Branton and Iris Wang which broke the school record by three seconds at the ACC Championships with a time of 3:39.92 … Swam a career-best 200 breaststroke at the ACC Championships with a time of 2:15.59, good for the fourth-fastest time in Tech history … Showed her versatility by swimming the 200 fly and 200 IM, recording career-bests marks of 2:09.48 (200 fly) and 2:09.26 (200 IM).

Before Tech: Swam the breaststroke in high school … Both a junior and senior national champion in Romania … Competed in the Youth Olympic Games in Nanjing, China (2014) … Holds the national record in the 50m and 100m breaststroke events … Finished 12th in the 100m breaststroke at the European Junior Championships.

Personal: Full name is Florina-Alexandra Ilie … Daughter of Adrian and Viorica Ilie … Born Feb. 7, 1996 in Ploiesti, Romania … Chose Georgia Tech because of the great academics and athletics … Majoring in business administration with a concentration in international affairs and modern languages.

 

Ilie’s Career Top Times (through 4/1/18)
EVENT TIME MEET
100 Breast 1:01.59 2018 ACC Championships
200 Breast 2:13.78 2017 Georgia Tech Invitational
200 Fly 2:09.48 2015 Georgia Tech Invitational
200 IM 2:08.20 2018 ACC Championships