Alex Gornitzky
Alex Gornitzky
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Toms River, N.J.
High School: Toms River High School North
Position: Backstroke

2010-2011: 200-yard backstroke: 12th at Ivy League Championships (1:50.59)...5th vs. UConn (1:55.37)...4th vs. Brown (1:55.71)...21st at Terrier Invitational (2:00.07)...8th vs. Penn/Dartmouth (1:57.16)...10th at HYP (1:52.36)...100-yard backstroke: 12th at Ivy League Championships (50.77)...6th vs. Columbia (53.51)...18th at Terrier Invitational (54.04)...6th vs. UMass (54.09)...4th vs. Cornell (53.04)...4th vs. Penn/Dartmouth (52.97)...5th at HYP (50.77)...4th vs. UConn (52.09)...3rd vs. Brown (51.63)...50-yard freestyle: 13th at HYP (21.43)...22nd at Terrier Invitational (22.41).

2009-2010: 200-yard backstroke: Fourth against Cornell (1:58.59)…Sixth against Navy (1:56.76)…Fourth against UConn (1:56.01)…15th at Ivy League Championships (1:51.20)…100-yard backstroke: Fourth against UMass (53.35)…Sixth against Penn/Dartmouth (53.71)…Fourth against UConn (52.64).

2008-2009: 200-yard IM: 14th overall at Terrier Invitational (2:02.30)…100-yard backstroke: Seventh overall at ECAC Championships…Eighth overall at Terrier Invitational (53.81 seconds).

2007-2008: 200-yard backstroke: Fifth overall at ECAC Championships…Ninth overall at Terrier Invitational…100-yard backstroke: Posted team’s fifth best time of the season (52.50 seconds).

Before Yale: Four-time All-County at Toms River High School…Newark Star-Ledger’s Ocean County Swimmer of the Year…Sixth in the 100-yard backstroke at spring 2007 YMCA Nationals…Second at New Jersey State YMCA Championships in the 100- and 200-yard backstroke…Treasurer of National Honor Society…Competed for science and math league teams.

Personal: Majoring in biology…Member of Davenport College.