Columbia Fencing BIO
Tess Finkel
Player Profile:
Tess Finkel 55205
Position: Epee
Year: Senior
Hometown: New York, N.Y.
High School: Trinity School

At Columbia: Qualified for NCAA Championships for a third straight season ... won bouts at 2009 NCAA Championships against fencers from four epee powers – Ohio State, Penn State, Notre Dame and St. John's ... first team All-Ivy League ... won 14 of 18 bouts at Ivy League Championships ... Academic All-Ivy League ... finished sixth at 2008 NCAA Regionals ... earned second team All-Ivy League honors after posting 12-6 mark at Ivy League Championships ... won 10 of 15 bouts at NYU Invitational ... in 2006-07, also qualified for the NCAA Championships ... 18th at NCAA Championships ... Ivy League competition included 3-0 vs. Brown, 2-1 vs. Princeton.

Outside Experience: Member of the 2006 Junior World Team ... first in Junior women’s epee in Houston in 2006 ... fifth at the 2006 Junior Olympics ... studies at the Fencers Club.

At Trinity School: Did not compete in fencing.

Personal: English major ... sister, Kelsey '09CC, was a four-year member of the fencing team ... mother, Rita, Director of Development for the Armory Foundation, is the executive director of the Fencers Club ... Tess Olivia Finkel, b. November 14, 1988 in New York City.

Career Record:

2006-07:  28-13
2007-08:  25-11
2008-09:  31-16

Overall:  84-40

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