Meet Newsday's 2010 All-Long Island boys fencing team.
Bio info written by Kaela Mahon.
Fencer of the Year
Had a 35-3 record and won the Suffolk individual championship. He also placed first in the Brentwood Holiday Tournament and has a C09 rating by the United States Fencing Association (fencers can be rated A, B, C or D, ‘09’ is the year the rating was obtained). Murphy was named “Fencers Fencer,’’ an award given by the Long Island fencing coaches.
Had a record of 24-2, including his second straight Suffolk individual title. Finished first in both the Brentwood and Huntington tournaments.
Was undefeated in 25 matches, and capped his season with a Nassau championship. He was named the “Fencers Fencer’’ and plans to continue fencing at Cornell next year.
CHRIS RIVERA(no picture available)
After moving up from the junior varsity, Rivera finished 21-2, and won the Nassau individual championship.
Cold Spring Harbor
Finished the season 25-3, winning the Nassau individual championship for the second year in a row. Has a C10 USFA rating.
Team captain, was 24-2 this season, finishing second in the Suffolk championship. Placed first in the Huntington Invitational and has a B09 USFA rating.
Coached the boys to their fourth consecutive County and Long Island Championship wins. He has seven total Long Island titles.
Coach of the Year
The 2010 All-Long Island high school boys fencing team.