Alejandro Rojas
Alejandro  Rojas

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Madrid, Spain

High School:
Lycee Francais de Madrid

Height:
6-2

Position:
Sabre

04/30/2012

St. John's Hosts 66th Annual Athletic Awards Celebration

The event honored players and teams from the 2011-12 athletic year.

03/26/2012

St. John's Finishes Fourth At 2012 NCAA Championships

The Red Storm extended its streak of finishing sixth or better at NCAA Championships to 20 years.

03/25/2012

St. John's Maintains Fourth Place Spot After Day Three Of NCAA Championships

Championships conclude tomorrow with the men's semifinals and finals, which will air on ESPN 3 at 1:45 p.m.

03/14/2012

Fencing Qualifies The Maximum Of 12 For NCAA Championships

St. John's qualified the maximum of 12 fencers for the NCAA Championships, which will air on ESPN 3.

03/13/2012

Fencing Claims Three Of The Six Weapons Titles At Regionals

Nine of the twenty St. John's participants place in the top-three

01/26/2012

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.

01/25/2012

Israelian and Tannous Recap Busy Weekened

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

03/27/2012

2012 NCAA Championships

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

03/01/2012

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.

2010-11: Posted a 51-23 record on the year ... Won 10 or more bouts at four events (Brandeis Invitational, NYU Invitational, St. John's Invitational, and the NCAA Regionals). The only other men to do the same were Daryl Homer and Nicholas Vomero ... His 12 wins at the Brandeis Invitational tied a team-high for the men's squad.

2009-10: Posted a 27-13 record on the year ... Went 8-4 at the Brandeis Invitational ... Placed fourth at the NCAA Regionals with a 15-7 record.

2008-09: Finished seventh at the NCAA Northeast Regional with 42 points ... placed 11th in the nation at NCAA Championships.

Before St. John's: Competed for Club de Esgrima de Madrid ... Member of the Lycee Francais de Madrid varsity fencing team from 2005-08 ... Finished first in the Madrid Tournament in 2005, 2006, and 2008 ... Was a member of the Spanish Junior National Team from 2005-08.

Personal: Most influential people in his athletic career are his fencing coaches, Rafael Hidalgo and Yury Gelman for, "What they have taught me inside and outside the strip" ... Came to St. John's for its New York location and the fencing program, which has "The best saber coach in the country" ... The teammate that inspires him the most is Daryl Homer because, "He drives to achieve every goal he has, no matter what" ... After his St. John's fencing career, he'd like to start his own business ... Favorite movie is The Gladiator ... Favorite TV show is Mad Men ... Favorite pro athlete is Rafael Nadal ... Favorite pro team is Real Madrid ... Favorite athlete at St. John's is Daryl Homer ... Double majoring in Business Management and Advertising Communications ... Parents are Beatriz Lopez de Aragón and Alejandro Rojas Llamas ... Has one sibling, Beatriz Rojas Lopez de Aragón.

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