St. John's will have ten current or former fencers competing in Portland, Ore. this weekend
Five total St. John's fencers place in top-10 at North American Cup.
Red Storm fencing will send nine to the North American Cup in Kansas City.
Red Storm fencing goes undefeated for third-straight year at annual event.
Sophomore Eli Schenkel earns bronze in opening event of 2011-12 season.
A slideshow of the 2011-12 Red Storm fencing team and photos from throughout the program's rich history.
Team Captain Marat Israelian and Alexandra Tannous recap this past weekend's St. John's and NYU Invitaionals.
Before St. John's: Competed on the Peter Westbrook Foundation fencing team, helping lead them to a bronze medal finish at the Junior Olympics in February 2011 ... Also fenced for the Butler Bulldogs from 2007-10 ... Named to the All-State First-Team in 2010 ... Also received Independent All-Conference Academic Team honors in 2010 ... Named to the All-State Second-Team in 2009 ... Placed eighth at the 2011 North American Cup (Div. 1) in Portland, Oregon ... Captured a bronze medal at the 2011 Junior North American Cup in Dallas, Texas.