The Red Storm extended its streak of finishing sixth or better at NCAA Championships to 20 years.
Kirpicheva grabs gold, Limbach bags bronze on second day of NCAA Championship competition.
Women's semifinals and finals air tomorrow at 1:45 p.m. on ESPN 3.
St. John's qualified the maximum of 12 fencers for the NCAA Championships, which will air on ESPN 3.
Nine of the twenty St. John's participants place in the top-three
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.
2009-10: Posted a 68-36 record on the year ... Went 13-10 at the NCAA Tournament to finish 10th and earn All-American honors ... Finished third at the NCAA Northeast Regionals with a 15-2 record ... Her 15 wins at the Brandeis Invitational were good for third-most on the team.
2008-09: Led the women's team to a 6-0 finish at the Brandeis Invitational ... Combined with the women's saber squad to go undefeated against Wayne State and NYU at the NYU Invitational.
2007-08: Helped the Red Storm finish fifth in the nation by placing 11th overall at the 2008 NCAA Championships ... finished third in the 2008 Northeast regional championships and received All-America honors ... scored 17-10 in the Penn State Invitational helping lead the team to a 9-3 record ... accumulated points in the New York University Invitational against Wayne State (2-1), Ohio State (1-2) and NYU (3-0) ... finished 18th in the junior sabre at the NAC Division I Junior Olympic trials to earn points toward qualifying for the 2008 Olympics in Beijing ... helped the sabre women's team pick up victories in the Brandeis Invitational (17-1) against Brandeis, Boston College, Brown, Cornell and MIT all by 6-3 scores and added a 5-4 win over Yale ... competed in the NAC Juniors Tournament in Dallas, Tex., finishing 33rd.
Before St. John's: Chose St. John's because of the location, the team, business school, diversity and great community service efforts ... was ranked in the top ten of her graduating class ... Competes for the Manhattan Fencing Center.
Personal: Born in Wazbrzych, Poland ... daughter of Krzysztof and Grazyna Wieczorek ... has one sibling, Hanna.