Eli Schenkel
Eli  Schenkel


Los Angeles, Calif.

High School:
El Camino Real




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

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


St. John's Invitational Recap: Men, Women Post 2-3 Records

Junior women's epeeist Isis Washington leads SJU fencing with 14 wins.


NYU Invitational Recap: Men Post 3-2 Record, While Women Go 2-3

Junior women's epeeist Isis Washington leads SJU fencing with 14 wins.


November NAC Recap: Alums Homer, Wozniak Win Gold

10 current Red Storm fencers competed in event.


NCAA Championships Recap: St. John's Places Fifth

Seven Red Storm fencers earn All-American status.


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.


2012 NCAA Championships

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


Temple Invitational and U.S. Collegiate Squad Championships

Photos from Feb. 25 at the Temple Invitational in Philadelphia, Pa. and the U.S. Collegiate Squad Championships at NYU.

2012-13: Posted a 21-11 record on the year while competing in foil ... Posted a 3-2 mark on the season while competing in saber ... Placed 18th at the NCAA Championships in San Antonio, Texas ... Won silver at the Northeast Regionals ... Posted an 8-4 record at the NYU Invitational ... Went 8-5 at the St. John's Invitational ... Placed seventh at the December North American Cup in Milwaukee, Wis. ... Recorded a season-high .714% winning percentage, while posting a 5-2 mark at the Brandeis Invitational ... Tied for 22nd place at the November NAC (Div. I) in Virginia Beach, Va. ... Placed 12th at the October NAC (Div. I) in St. Louis, Mo.

2011-12: Posted a 67-29 record on the year ... Placed ninth and earned Third Team All-America honors at the NCAA Championships ... Recorded a 17-5 mark at the Northeast Regionals, winning the silver medal and combining with squadmates Wilfred Curioso and Max Blitzer to sweep the podium ... Went 7-4 at the Temple Invitational ... Tied for the third-most wins on the men's squad with an 8-7 record at the NYU Invitational ... Posted a 10-4 mark at the St. John's Invitational ... Finished 13th in the junior event of the January North American Cup in Portland, Ore. and placed 34th in the Division I event ... Finished in 18th place at the December NAC (Division I) in Kansas City, Mo. ... Recorded a perfect 11-0 mark at the Brandeis Invitational ... Won bronze at the November NAC (Junior) in Austin, Texas.

2010-11: Posted a 60-38 record on the year ... Won the most bouts of any freshman on the men's team ... Went 10-13 at the NCAA Championships en route to a 13th place finish ... Won gold at the NCAA Northeast Regional Championship with a 20-2 record ... Placed sixth at the Junior Olympics in Dallas, Texas in February of 2011.

Before St. John's: Competed for the Los Angeles International Fencing Center ... Placed first at the 2009 Los Angeles International Fencing Center Invitational ... Placed eighth at the 2006 USC Invitational ... earned an A09 rating.

Personal: Lists drawing, sculpting, shoe collecting, and dancing as his hobbies ... Lists his brother as the most influential person in his athletic career because: "If it weren't for constant competition with him I would not be the fencer I am today" ... Came to St. John's for the New York location and to attend school on scholarship ... Since coming to St. John's he's learned that: "Cooking is fun and fencers can be the highest quality of people" ... Favorite book is The Picture of Dorian Grey by Oscar Wilde ... Majoring in Economics with a minor in Philosophy ... Parents are Mark and Elizabeth Schenkel ... Has one older brother, Joseph.


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