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Dunwoody Fencing Club concludes season at Nationals
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July 24, 2013 12:16 PM | 2305 views | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend | print
The Dunwoody Fencing Club, based out of Roswell, concluded its season at the U.S. Fencing Association’s national championships on July 7. Four fencers from the club were rewarded regional rolling points patches for region six, which encompasses teams from Delaware through Florida in the eastern portion of the United States. Alpharetta resident Dom Florio earned two patches for finishing second in the Youth 10 men’s epee and third in the Youth 12 men’s epee categories for this past season.

Madeline Janowski earned top honors in the Youth 10 women’s epee and Youth 12 women’s epee divisions.

Roswell natives Clary Bond and Alex Nikitin finished first in region six within the Youth 14 women’s epee and Youth 14 men’s epee groups respectively.

Florio entered the national tournament and earned a 25th place showing in the Youth 10 men’s epee category while Janowski participated in the Youth 10 women’s epee and placed 21st.

Jake Wachtel received the Connor Porter Memorial Scholarship award which was awarded to one male and one female fencer throughout the country.

Katie Van Riper, Troy Smith, Stephen Johnson, Chris Dong, Erin Maurer and Wachtel were each named to the USA Fencing All-Academic Team, giving the Dunwoody Fencing Club the second-most members in the entire nation.

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