Eliza Orlins - Survivor: Vanuatu; Survivor: Micronesia
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Seasons: 2 | Days: 61 | Wins: 0 | Jury: 2

Survivor: Vanuatu (2004) - 4th place, 15th out - sixth juror.

  • Voted out in Episode 14, "Spirits and the Final Four" (Day 37).

Survivor: Micronesia-Fans vs. Favorites (2008) - 10th place, 11th out - first juror.

  • Voted out in Episode 9, "I'm In Such a Hot Pickle!" (Day 24).
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Eliza Orlins - Career statistics
Challenge stats Tribal council stats Jury stats
Season ChW ChA ChW% VFB VAP TCA TC% wTCR JVF TotJ JV% SurvSc SurvAv
S9: Vanuatu 4.17 13.24 0.32 8 9 11 0.72 1.57 - - - 1.01 5.74
S16: Micronesia 1.42 3.80 0.37 2 8 3 0.57 2.33 - - - 0.95 2.98
Career 5.60 17.04 0.33 10 17 14 0.70 1.60 - - - 1.03 4.40
Eliza Orlins - Challenge record
  • S9 logo Vanuatu challenges
    Tribal Tiles - Ep4 IC
    Jo Coconut - Ep7 RC

    Tribal/team challenge record (7-for-14):

    • Vanuatu Ep. 1 RC/IC: "Fire Starter" - Yasur performs well out of the gate (thanks mostly to Chris); Yasur wins.
    • Vanuatu Ep. 2 RC: "By the Numbers" - Yasurs all get across; Yasur wins again.
    • Vanuatu Ep. 2 IC: "Four on the Floor" - Tethered to Lisa, tasked with the water pieces, one of which Scout forgets. Yasur loses.
    • Vanuatu Ep. 3 RC: "Great Escape Run" - Participates, but Yasur loses on the reward portion.
    • Vanuatu Ep. 4 RC: "Remembrance" - Makes Yasur's second match, Yasur wins (Dah!).
    • Vanuatu Ep. 4 IC: "Tribal Tiles" - Caller/puzzlemaster for Yasur, and Yasur wins again.
    • Vanuatu Ep. 5 RC: "Dive Masters" - Now with New Yasur, which is much worse than the old version. Yasur loses.
    • Vanuatu Ep. 5 IC: "Outwit, Outplay, Outrig" - Retrieves the paddles with Leann, but Yasur loses again.
    • Vanuatu Ep. 6 RC: "Pig Pen" - Carries pigs, Yasur loses again.
    • Vanuatu Ep. 6 IC: "Strung Out" - Moves the float just well enough for yet another New Yasur loss.
    • Vanuatu Ep. 7 RC: "Jo Coconut" - Competes, and somehow, New Yasur wins! Coffee!
    • Vanuatu Ep. 7 IC: "Shoot Your Way Home" - Shoots a slingshot at plates, Yasur wins (narrowly) again.
    • Vanuatu Ep. 8 RC: "Fire Fighter" - New Yasur saves one last loss for the final tribal challenge.
    • Vanuatu Ep. 10 RC: "Sacrificial Lamb" - Sacrificial lamb for the winning team, with Chris, Chad, and Ami.

     

    Bridge Over Troubled Water - Ep12 RC
    Warrior - Ep13 IC

    Individual challenge record (3-for-11): (Mean % Finish: 65%)

    • Vanuatu Ep. 8 IC: "Jumper" - Second in the first-round heat & advances to finals, where she finishes last (4th/10).
    • Vanuatu Ep. 9 RC: "Head Hunter" - First woman eliminated, by Scout & Twila, which does not go unnnoticed (6th/9).
    • Vanuatu Ep. 9 IC: "Memory Mosaic" - Lasts one round longer than Twila & Scout, but eliminated in the third round (4th/9).
    • Vanuatu Ep. 10 IC: "Get A Grip" - No elapsed time shown, but fifth to drop out (4th/8).
    • Vanuatu Ep. 11 RC: "Played Out" - advances to the tie-breaker round, where she beats Julie. Eliza wins! (1st/7).
    • Vanuatu Ep. 11 IC: "Love Is Blind" (with loved ones) - with her mom, Susan, one of the last pairs to retrieve all three puzzle bags (6th/7).
    • Vanuatu Ep. 12 RC: "Bridge Over Troubled Water" - Eliza wins! A Pontiac G6. But also a cool getaway (1st/6).
    • Vanuatu Ep. 12 IC: "Island Hopping" - does not win at shuffleboard.
    • Vanuatu Ep. 13 RC: "Redemption" - eliminated on the second stage, catching pigs (4th/5).
    • Vanuatu Ep. 13 IC: "Warrior" - at another crucial point, Eliza wins immunity (1st/5).
    • Vanuatu Ep. 14 F4 IC: "Snakes and Ladders" - gets her final pair of puzzle pieces just as Chris wins (3rd/4).

     

    Redemption/Exile Island duel record (0-for-0):

    • Vanuatu: None.
  • S16 logo Micronesia challenges
    Smash and Grab - Ep2 RC/IC
    Crosswalk - Ep4 IC

    Tribal/team challenge record (10-for-13):

    • Micronesia Ep.1 RC/IC: "Reinventing the Wheel" - Rides in the cart for Malakal, Malakal loses.
    • Micronesia Ep.2 RC/IC: "Smash and Grab" -Works the puzzle with Cirie and Yau-Man, and Malakal wins.
    • Micronesia Ep.3 RC: "Beach Bash" - Competes, Malakal wins, Ami's reward is getting exiled. With Kathy.
    • Micronesia Ep.3 IC: "Nut Bucket" - Shoots baskets, but Malakal's four can't hold theirs. Malakal loses.
    • Micronesia Ep.4 RC: "Diver Down" - Works the word puzzle, which James (!) solves; Malakal wins.
    • Micronesia Ep.4 IC: "Crosswalk" - Works the puzzle, with Cirie. Malakal wins.
    • Micronesia Ep.5 RC: "Cat and Mouse" - Now switched to New Airai, and Airai wins.
    • Micronesia Ep.5 IC: "A Stone's Throw" - Airai wins again.
    • Micronesia Ep.6 RC: "Build It Up, Break It Down" - Another Airai win.
    • Micronesia Ep.6 IC: "United We Stand" - Airai wins again.
    • Micronesia Ep.7 RC: "Money Roll" - Finally, Airai loses one.
    • Micronesia Ep.7 IC: "What-Er Drag" - Airai resumes its winning ways.
    • Micronesia Ep.8 RC/IC: "The Gauntlet" - Airai wins again.

     

    Individual challenge record (0-for-2): (Mean % Finish: n%)

    • Micronesia Ep. 1 Individual IC: Does not find Malakal's necklace/idol thing (bottom 8/10).
    • Micronesia Ep. 9 IC: "Last Gasp" - makes it to the 1 hour mark, but sixth to drop out (5th/10).

     

    Redemption/Exile Island duel record (0-for-0):

    • Micronesia: None.
Career challenge totals
  • Team/tribal challenges
    Wins: 17
    Played: 27
    Win%: 0.63
    Sat out: --
  • Individual challenges
    Wins: 3
    Played: 13
    Win%: 0.23
    Mean% Finish: 65%
  • Duels
    Wins: 0
    Played: 0
    Win%: --
    Mean% Finish: --
Eliza Orlins - Tribal Council record
  • S9 logo Vanuatu Tribal
    Ep9 Tribal Council
    Ep13 Tribal Council

    Idols held/played: (0/0)

    • Vanuatu: None.

     

    VFB - Votes for the person booted (8/11):

     

    VAP - Votes against (9):

    • Vanuatu, Ep. 9: One vote, from Sarge.
    • Vanuatu, Ep. 10: Two votes, from Chris and Chad.
    • Vanuatu, Ep. 11: Three votes, from Julie, Ami, and Leann.
    • Vanuatu, Ep. 14: Three votes, from Chris, Twila, and Scout (voted out, 3-1).

     

    Jury votes made (1/1):

  • S16 logo Micronesia Tribal
    Ep1 Tribal Council
    Ep3 Tribal Council

    Idols held/played: (0/0)

    • Micronesia, Ep. 9: Jason offers her what he thought was an idol, but in reality, it was "just a f***ing stick!" Eliza plays it anyway. It doesn't work.

     

    VFB - Votes for the person booted (2/3):

    • Micronesia, Ep. 1: Jonny Fairplay (voted out, 9-1).
    • Micronesia, Ep. 3: Yau-Man Chan (voted out, 6-2-1).

     

    VAP - Votes against (8):

    • Micronesia, Ep. 9: Eight votes, from Parvati, Amanda, Cirie, Natalie, Erik, Alexis, James, and Ozzy (voted out, 8-2).

     

    Jury votes made (1/1):

Career Tribal Council totals
  • Hidden idols
    Found: 0
    Played: 0
    Votes voided: -
  • Voting record
    VFB: 10
    Tribals: 14
    VAP: 17
  • Jury votes
    Made: 2
    For winners: 2
    Received: --
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Eliza Orlins - Bios
  • S9 logo Vanuatu bio

    From her official CBS Vanuatu bio page:

     

    "Eliza Orlins was born in New York City, where she grew up when not traveling to China with her family. When she was four years old, she and her parents went to Beijing, where they adopted her sister, Sabrina. Sixteen months later, her youngest sister, Emily, was born. Her father's career moved them to Hong Kong, where she attended Hong Kong International School. A couple of years later, her family moved back to New York until 1995, when they moved to Washington, DC She attended the Sidwell Friends School where she ran varsity track and cross country. She participated in the Marine Corps Marathon with the AIDS Marathon Training Program her junior year. At Sidwell, she also wrote and edited for the school newspaper and was the assistant director of the Spring Musical during her senior year. Last summer, Orlins interned at the Legal Aid Society in New York City

     

    Orlins is currently a senior at Syracuse University, where she is working a dual major in international relations and political science, with a minor in Chinese. She is a Dean's Scholar and has made Dean's List every semester. She is in the process of applying to law school and intends to be a public defender after graduation. She's a member of Alpha Phi Sorority and was the vice president of New Member Recruitment, for which they won the award for best overall recruitment at their national convention.

     

    Orlins is also a member of the Golden Key Society and the National Society of Collegiate Scholars. She is currently working on her Honor's Thesis and will graduate in May 2005.

     

    Orlins describes herself as an intense, vivacious, driven and politically active woman who loves reality television, sports and eating. She says she brings her competitiveness, speed, swimming skills and enthusiasm to Survivor: Vanuatu. She believes that she can be the Sole Survivor because 'people will underestimate me.'

     

    Orlins has been dating her boyfriend, Justin, for four years. Her birth date is December 25, 1982. "

  • S16 logo Micronesia bio

    From her official CBS Survivor: Micronesia bio page:

     

    "Eliza Orlins was born in New York City to parents Susan and Steve. She grew up splitting her time between NYC and China. When she was four years old, she and her parents went to Beijing where they adopted her sister, Sabrina. Sixteen months later, her youngest sister, Emily, was born. Her father's career moved them to Hong Kong where she spent two years attending Hong Kong International School. Her family then moved back to New York until 1995 when they moved to Washington, D.C. In 2001, Orlins graduated from the Sidwell Friends School where she ran varsity track and cross country. She also completed the Marine Corps Marathon with the AIDS Marathon Training Program her junior year. At Sidwell, she also wrote and edited for the school newspaper and was the assistant director of the spring musical 'Damn Yankees.'

     

    In 2005, Orlins graduated summa cum laude with a Bachelor of Arts degree from Syracuse University in international relations and political science and a minor in Chinese. At Syracuse, she was a Dean's Scholar and made Dean's List every semester. Orlins also received Phi Beta Kappa honors upon her graduation. As a member of Alpha Phi Sorority, she was the vice president of New Member Recruitment, for which her chapter won the award for best overall recruitment at their national convention.

     

    Orlins is currently a third-year student at Fordham University School of Law and will graduate with her J.D. in December of 2008. At Fordham, Orlins participates in many school activities. She describes herself as insanely over-committed, but happy. She is the Co-Intraschool Editor of the Brendan Moore Trial Advocates (Fordham's Mock Trial Team), the Co-Symposium Editor for the Urban Law Journal and the President of the Fordham Law Democrats. For the Moores, Orlins has competed in multiple trial advocacy competitions, bringing home an individual award for Best Opening Statement at the National Trial Advocacy Competition held at Michigan State University in Fall 2006. For the Urban Law Journal, Orlins and her co-editor are currently planning a symposium on the constitutionality of lethal injection.

     

    Orlins has worked for the Legal Aid Society, criminal defense division, Onondaga County District Attorney's Office, a large New York law firm, and interned for a New York Supreme Court Judge

     

    Orlins describes herself as an intense, vivacious, driven and politically-active woman who loves reality television, sports, especially New York and Syracuse teams, and her puppy Oscar. She says she brings her competitive nature, athleticism and enthusiasm to Survivor.

     

    Orlins currently lives in Manhattan with her boyfriend Justin and her Yorkshire Terrier, Oscar. Her birth date is December 25, 1982."

     

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