Ferenc Valkai
Ferenc  Valkai

Class:
Graduate Student

Hometown:
Gödöllő, Hungary

High School:
Petőfi Sándor Gymnasium

Height:
6-0

Event:
Saber

03/22/2015

Red Storm Finishes Sixth At 2015 NCAA Fencing Championships

Senior Isis Washington wins women's epee NCAA title, while five others garner All-American honors.

03/24/2014

NCAA Championships Recap: St. John's Wins Bronze

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

03/19/2014

2014 NCAA Championships Preview

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

03/11/2014

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

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

02/25/2014

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

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

01/27/2015

Recap: St. John's Invitational & NYU Invitational

Recap: St. John's Invitational & NYU Invitational

05/04/2015

2015 Athletic Awards Banquet

2015 End Of Year Athletic Awards Banquet.

01/26/2014

St. John's Invitational 2014

St. John's Invitational 2014

2016-17: Posted a team-best 83-20 record … Claimed bronze with a 20-3 record at the NCAA Northeast Regionals … Led the squad with a 17-1 record at the Brandeis Invitational and a 14-1 record at the St. John’s Invitational … Registered a 9-3 record at the NYU Invitational and a 10-2 record at the Temple Invitational … Finished in 11th at the 2017 NCAA Fencing Championships in men’s saber.

2015-2016: Posted a record of 65-21 on the season, which was the second best record on the men’s team … Claimed the silver medal for men's saber at the NCAA Championship for the third-straight year earning him First Team All-American honors ... Posted a 16-7 record at the NCAA Northeast Regional finishing in seventh place … Posted a 16-2 record at the Brandeis Invitational tying for the second most wins on the men’s team … Posted a 10-2 record at the Temple Invitational tying for the second most wins on the men’s team … Posted a 6-2 record against Columbia (5-1) and Princeton (1-1) at the U.S. Collegiate Squad Championships tying for third most wins on the men’s team.

2014-2015: Posted a 73-18 record on the season, which was the second best record on the men's team... Posted a 17-6 record to claim the silver medal for the second consecutive year at the NCAA Fencing Championship, earning him first team All-American honors... Posted a 19-4 record to claim the silver medal for the second consecutive year at the NCAA Northeast Regional ... Placed eighth at the January North American Cup ... Posted a 11-1 record at the Temple Invitational, second most wins on the team... Posted an 11-4 record at the NYU Invitational, which tied for second best on the team... Posted a 3-3 record at the St. John's Invitational... Posted a perfect 12-0 record at the Brandeis Invitatational.

2013-2014: Posted a 75-26 record on the season, which was the best on the men's team ... Posted a 19-4 record to claim the silver medal in the NCAA Fencing Championships, earning him first team All-American honors ... Posted a 17-6 record to claim the silver medal at the NCAA Northeast Regional ... Posted a 13-2 record at the Brandeis Invitational, which was the second best record on the team ... Posted a 8-5 record at the NYU Invitational ... Posted a 9-6 record at the St. John's Invitational ... Posted a 9-3 record at the Temple Invitational.

Before St. John's: Competed for GEAC (Fencing Club of Godollo) ... Won team gold at the Junior World Championships in Moscow.

Personal: Most Thrilling moment was winning gold at the Jr. World Championships in Moscow ... Typical pregame ritual is listening to music ... Lists magic tricks as his hobbies ... Majoring in Economics ... Favorite TV show is How I Met Your Mother ... Favorite food is Goulash ... Came to St. John's for the adventure, experience, and excellence ... Son of Ferenc and Anna ... brother of Anna, Erzebet (an European Champion), Agnes (a World Champion), Zsazsanna, and Balazs ... Brother-in-law of three-time water polo Olympic champion Gergely Kiss.

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