College fencing

CLUB ANNOUNCEMENTS, College fencing

Updates: #1 Medals Earned, Club Expansions, College News


We’re excited to share great club news with our members:

2018-2019 Season End Results – our fencers, coaches, and parents should be very proud:

  • NYFA tied for FIRST PLACE with Alliance in the number of 2019 Summer National medals earned!
  • NYFA took FIRST PLACE in the number of Super Youth Circuit (SYC) medals earned in the USA!

Club Improvements – we are always striving to make NYFA even better for our students:

  • Port Washington: we renovated and expanded the fencing area to include 8 strips
  • Coney Island: we are expanding the waiting area for parents’ comfort and for students to have more space to do homework and store equipment

College News – Congratulations and best of luck to our high school graduates who have started college this year!

  • Alan Temiryaev – Columbia University
  • Emily Gao – Cornell University
  • Karina Popovich – Cornell University
  • Jeffrey Wang – Johns Hopkins University
  • Kevin Feng – New York University
  • Anna Lanzman – New York University
  • Michael Mogilevich – Rutgers University
  • Josh Shuster – Brandeis University
  • Tatiana Merheb – McGill University Montreal
  • Ann Zats – Macaulay Honors at Hunter College

Go NYFA!

College fencing, RESULTS

Luxembourg World Cup, NJFA RJCC, Windy City SYC, College Meets +


We’re very proud of our athletes for their great fencing this weekend from Luxembourg to Brooklyn!  Congratulations all!

Jaclyn Khrol – 29th at the Luxembourg Junior World Cup out of 142 fencers from more than 20 different countries!

NJFA Regional Junior Cadet Circuit – top 8:

  • Dylan Polkovsky – Bronze in Cadets
  • Daniel Zaretsky – 7th in Cadets
  • Emily Ostrovsky – 7th in Cadets

Windy City Super Youth Circuit – top 8:

  • Shawn Agaon – Bronze in Y12
  • Finn Chimoskey – Bronze in Y10
  • Evelyn Agaon – Bronze in Y10
  • Ethan Agaon – 5th and E2018 in Y14,  7th in Y12

NCAA College Fencing – awesome to see our students performing well on the collegiate level! This weekend there were two big meets at Brandeis and Sacred Heart:

  • Sam Bekker led NYU with the most victories (13-4) at The Tradition Tournament at Sacred Heart
  • Nathan Vaysberg had a great showing (11-7) for St. John’s at The Brandeis Invitational
  • Bennett Cohen was one of the most valuable fencers on the Sacred Heart team
  • Skyler Chin helped Yale go 4-1 at Brandeis, including revenge for last year’s loss to Saint John’s

More details here:
http://www.yalebulldogs.com/…/2018-…/releases/201812033l1nwy
https://gonyuathletics.com/news/2018/12/2/mens-fencing-competes-at-tradition-tournament.aspx
https://www.sacredheartpioneers.com/sports/m-fenc/2018-19/releases/20181202vjqpij
https://redstormsports.com/news/2018/12/2/fencing-st-johns-goes-10-2-at-the-brandeis-invitational.aspx

Congrats also to our top 8 medalists at local competitions including the NYFA Youth Cup #3:   NYFA-BK

Go NYFA!