UCSD Fencing BIO
 Eduard Zilinskiy

Began the season with a third place finish at the San Diego Open (10/27) ... Did not lose any bouts at the North/South Duals (11/03) ... Placed eighth at the 18th Annual BladeRunner Tournament (11/17) ... Contributed to a 26-10 record in foil at the Western Invitational (1/11) ... Helped the foil team upset Princeton, Notre Dame and #6 Ohio State at the Northwestern Invitational (2/2) ... Aided the Tritons to a 24-3 record in foil at the South/South Duals (2/8) ... Finished the season with an eighth place finish at the NCAA West Regional (3/08).

Began season with a third place finish at the Collegiate Open (10/28) ... Placed sixth at the 17th Annual Bladerunner Tournament at RIMAC Arena (11/4) ... Had a strong showing at the North American Cup in Virginia, finishing 36th out of 177 competitors ... Went 6-0 at a four-team dual event hosted by UCSD (1/26) ... Captured the top spot at the IFCSC Individual Championships (2/10) ... Finished his freshman season with a ninth place finish at the NCAA West Regionals (3/9).

A 2012 graduate of Del Mar High School in San Jose ... Competed for Le Club Touché ... Also competed in cross country and tennis for the Dons ... A two-time tennis MVP and team captain ... Also captained the cross country squad as a junior and was named MVP as a freshman.

Born Nov. 16, 1993 in Ukraine ... Parents are Galina Ostatnigrosh and Rick Colette ... A human biology major at Warren College ... Minoring in history/political science ... Wants to attend medical school after graduating ... Roots for the Miami Heat, Oakland Athletics and Denver Broncos ... Dwyane Wade is his favorite athlete ... Mean Girls is his top movie ... A fan of chocolate ... Hobbies include playing tennis and basketball.

Position: Foil
Year: Junior
City/State: San Jose, CA
High School: Del Mar HS
College: Warren
Major: Human Biology
Experience: 2 Letters
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