Alina Ferdman
Alina  Ferdman


Ma'alot, Israel

High School:
Ort Ma'alot




NCAA Championships Recap: St. John's Wins Bronze

Freshman Yevgeniy Karyuchenko wins men's epee NCAA title; men's team outscores all other schools.


NCAA Championships Women's Recap: St. John's In Sixth Place

Senior Alina Ferdman made best women's finish, placing fifth.


2014 NCAA Championships Preview

St. John's will send 11 fencers to NCAA Championships, which take place at Ohio State from March 20-23.


NCAA Northeast Regionals Recap: Blitzer, Hausman, Sydorenko Win Gold

St. John's will send 11 fencers to NCAA Championships from March 20-23.


Temple Invitational Recap: Men Post 3-1 Record, While Women Go 0-4

Freshman Roman Sydorenko leads St. John's with 10 wins.


St. John's Fencing: 2011-12 And Through The Years

A slideshow of the 2011-12 Red Storm fencing team and photos from throughout the program's rich history.


Israelian and Tannous Recap Busy Weekened

Team Captain Marat Israelian and Alexandra Tannous recap this past weekend's St. John's and NYU Invitaionals.


St. John's Invitational 2014

St. John's Invitational 2014


2012 NCAA Championships

St. John's placed fourth and Evgeniya Kirpicheva won an individual national title at the 2012 NCAA Championships.

2012-13: Posted a 32-20 record on the season ... Placed 10th at the NCAA Championship, becoming an All-American Honorable Mention ... Won gold at the Northeast Regionals in Queens, N.Y. ... Posted an 0-7 record at the Temple Invitational ... Recorded a 9-3 mark at the NYU Invitational ... Posted a 6-9 record at the St. John's Invitational ... Posted a season-best 17-1 record at the Brandeis Invitational, good for the second-most wins on the team.

2011-12: Posted a 78-25 record on the year ... Went 16-7 at the NCAA Championships en route to a sixth place finish and Second Team All-American honors ... Also finished sixth at the Northeast Regionals with a 17-6 record ... Led the women's epee team in wins at the Temple Invitational with a 9-2 record ... Posted an 11-4 record at the NYU Invitational ... Tied for the second-most wins on the women's team at the St. John's Invitational with a 10-4 record ... Posted the most wins on the entire St. John's team at the Brandeis Invitational, recording a 16-2 mark.

2010-11: Posted a 72-34 record on the year ... Won 10 or more bouts four times (Brandeis Invitational, Temple Invitational, NCAA Regional, NCAA Championship) ... Went 12-11 at the NCAA Championships en route to a 13th place finish ... Qualified for the NCAAs by going 17-6 and winning a silver medal at the NCAA Northeast Regionals.

Before St. John's: Fenced for the Israeli Junior National Team ... Won the 2009 Coupe de la Paix in Ma'alot, Israel ... Placed 38th at the 2009 Junior World Championships in Belfast, Northern Ireland ... Finished 33rd in the 2008 Junior World Championships in Catania, Italy.

Personal: Born in Poltsk, Belarus ... Most influential people in her athletic career are her father, who is also her fencing coach, and her sister, who was a fencer at Penn State ... Majoring in Accounting and Finance ... Favorite book is Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseini ... Favorite movie is Law Abiding Citizen ... Daughter of Ya'aqove ... Has one older sister, Anastasia.


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