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2013 All-Long Island fencing

FENCER OF THE YEAR: ALEXA ANTIPAS Ward Melville,

FENCER OF THE YEAR: ALEXA ANTIPAS
Ward Melville, Sabre, Senior
Antipas went 31-0 this season and finished her career with a 110-1 record. She also became the second in Suffolk girls fencing history to win three consecutive individual championships. Antipas won her second consecutive gold medal in the Division I-A Women's Sabre National Championship in July. She is ranked nationally in the top 20 in the open age-group for women's sabre by the U.S. Fencing Association. Antipas will be fencing for Ohio State. Photo Credit: Joseph D. Sullivan

Meet the boys and girls selected to Newsday's All-Long Island fencing team for the 2012-13 season. - By Doric Sam

FENCER OF THE YEAR: A.J. SZILAGYI Cold Spring
Photo Credit: Patrick E. McCarthy

FENCER OF THE YEAR: A.J. SZILAGYI
Cold Spring Harbor, Foil, Senior
Szilagyi went 38-1 this year and won his fifth straight Nassau foil championship. A varsity fencer since the eighth grade, Szilagyi ended his career with a 168-12 record. An "A" rated fencer by the U.S. Fencing Association, Szilagyi has fenced nationally and internationally for Team USA. He won a silver medal at the Division I-A Men's Foil Championship in July. Szilagyi will be fencing for Duke next year.

MICHAEL ANTIPAS Ward Melville, Foil, Sophomore Antipas went
Photo Credit: Patrick E. McCarthy

MICHAEL ANTIPAS
Ward Melville, Foil, Sophomore
Antipas went 34-0 and won his first individual foil title. He also won the foil championship at the Brentwood Holiday Individual Tournament. Antipas is ranked in the top 40 nationally in the under-20 age group for men's foil by the U.S. Fencing Association.

ERIC BASILE Jericho, Epee, Senior Basile went 24-2
Photo Credit: Patrick E. McCarthy

ERIC BASILE
Jericho, Epee, Senior
Basile went 24-2 this year and won his first Nassau epee championship. He also posted a 3-0 record in foil this season. Basile will be fencing for Columbia next year.

JAMES FERRAIOLO Huntington, Epee, Senior Ferraiolo went 32-3
Photo Credit: Patrick E. McCarthy

JAMES FERRAIOLO
Huntington, Epee, Senior
Ferraiolo went 32-3 and won his first Suffolk epee championship. He finished his career with an 84-42 record and will be fencing for Hunter College next year.

BRIAN HUANG Commack, Sabre, Sophomore Huang overcame an
Photo Credit: Handout

BRIAN HUANG
Commack, Sabre, Sophomore
Huang overcame an injury plagued year to win his first Suffolk sabre championship. He went 12-2 this year and finished second in the Brentwood Holiday Tournament.

JASON LANDSMAN Jericho, Sabre, Senior Landsman went 24-11
Photo Credit: Patrick E. McCarthy

JASON LANDSMAN
Jericho, Sabre, Senior
Landsman went 24-11 this year and won his first Nassau sabre championship.

BOYS COACH OF THE YEAR: JOSH BARAVARIAN Great
Photo Credit: Patrick E. McCarthy

BOYS COACH OF THE YEAR: JOSH BARAVARIAN
Great Neck South
Led the Rebels to a 14-1 record and a county championship.

BOYS COACH OF THE YEAR: ROMEO SORIA Great
Photo Credit: Patrick E. McCarthy

BOYS COACH OF THE YEAR: ROMEO SORIA
Great Neck South
Led the Rebels to a 14-1 record and a county championship.

Front roe, from left: James Ferraiolo, Huntington; Eric
Photo Credit: Joseph D. Sullivan

Front roe, from left: James Ferraiolo, Huntington; Eric Basile, Jericho; Jason Landsman, Jericho. Back row, from left: Coach of the Year, Romeo Soria, Great Neck South; A.J. Szilagyi, Cold Spring Harbor; Michael Antipas, Ward Melville; Coach of the Year, Josh Bavarian, Great Neck South.

2013 ALL-LONG ISLAND BOYS FENCING SECOND TEAM: Jake
Photo Credit: Kathleen Malone-Van Dyke

2013 ALL-LONG ISLAND BOYS FENCING SECOND TEAM:
Jake Goldberg, Ward Melville, Senior
Skyler Chin, Great Neck South, Sophomore
Nick LaRosa, Oyster Bay, Senior
Travis Quinn, Ward Melville, Senior (pictured, right)

FENCER OF THE YEAR: ALEXA ANTIPAS Ward Melville,
Photo Credit: Joseph D. Sullivan

FENCER OF THE YEAR: ALEXA ANTIPAS
Ward Melville, Sabre, Senior
Antipas went 31-0 this season and finished her career with a 110-1 record. She also became the second in Suffolk girls fencing history to win three consecutive individual championships. Antipas won her second consecutive gold medal in the Division I-A Women's Sabre National Championship in July. She is ranked nationally in the top 20 in the open age-group for women's sabre by the U.S. Fencing Association. Antipas will be fencing for Ohio State.

LAURA BROFFMAN Oyster Bay, Sabre, Junior Broffman went
Photo Credit: Joseph D. Sullivan

LAURA BROFFMAN
Oyster Bay, Sabre, Junior Broffman went 29-8 and won her first Nassau sabre championship.

AMANDA LALEZARIAN Cold Spring Harbor, Foil, Senior The
Photo Credit: Joseph D. Sullivan

AMANDA LALEZARIAN
Cold Spring Harbor, Foil, Senior
The North Carolina-bound Lalezarian went 36-1 and won her first Nassau foil championship.

GREY WARWICK-CLARK Oyster Bay, Epee, Junior Warwick-Clark went
Photo Credit: Joseph D. Sullivan

GREY WARWICK-CLARK
Oyster Bay, Epee, Junior
Warwick-Clark went 22-8 and won her first Nassau epee championship.

CHANTEL YANG Commack, Epee, Sophomore Yang went 34-3
Photo Credit: Joseph D. Sullivan

CHANTEL YANG
Commack, Epee, Sophomore
Yang went 34-3 this year and won her first Suffolk epee championship. She took third place at the Brentwood Holiday Tournament.

ANGELA ZHANG Ward Melville, Foil, Sophomore Zhang went
Photo Credit: Joseph D. Sullivan

ANGELA ZHANG
Ward Melville, Foil, Sophomore
Zhang went 32-5 this year, won her first Suffolk foil championship and won the foil championship at the Brentwood Holiday Individual Tournament.

GIRLS FENCING COACH OF THE YEAR: MICHAEL KREIDMAN
Photo Credit: Joseph D. Sullivan

GIRLS FENCING COACH OF THE YEAR: MICHAEL KREIDMAN
Garden City
Led the Trojans to a 14-3 record and the county championship.

Front row, from left: Chantel Yang, Commack; Alexa
Photo Credit: Joseph D. Sullivan

Front row, from left: Chantel Yang, Commack; Alexa Antipas, Ward Melville; Amanda Lalezarian, Cold Spring Harbor. Back row, from left: Coach of the Year, Michael Kriedman, Garden City; Angela Zhang, Ward Melville; Laura Broffman, Oyster Bay; Grey Warwick-Clark, Oyster Bay.

2013 NEWSDAY ALL-LONG ISLAND GIRLS FENCING SECOND TEAM
Photo Credit: Kathleen Malone-Van Dyke

2013 NEWSDAY ALL-LONG ISLAND GIRLS FENCING SECOND TEAM
Alexa Rohan, Ward Melville, Senior (pictured)
Ally Murphy, Commack, Senior
Joann Alerte, Oyster Bay, Senior
Caitlin Gallant, Garden City, Junior

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