Columbia Fencing BIO
Lorenzo Casertano
Player Profile:
Lorenzo Casertano 55175
Position: Epee
Year: Senior
Hometown: Towson, Md.
High School: Park School of Baltimore

At Columbia: Finished 14th at 2009 NCAA Championships, just missing All-American honors ... placed seventh in men's sabre at NCAA Regionals ... picked up eight wins at NYU Invitational ... winner of the James Murray Memorial Trophy at the 2008 Varsity C Celebration ... first team All-Ivy League ... qualified for NCAA Championships with seventh-place outing at Regionals ... eighth at IFA Championships ... 11-4 mark on second day of Ivy League Championships, helping Lions to the title ... went 7-2 in tri-meet against NYU, Sacred Heart and Vassar ... in 2006-07, enjoyed a solid season ... won five of seven in the Ivy League ... 3-0 vs. Yale and 2-1 vs. Penn in key Ivy bouts ... 14-11 as a first-year, winning two of three vs. Penn State and Duke.

Outside Experience: Third in 2007 Junior Olympics in Denver.

At Park School of Baltimore: Did not compete in fencing.

Personal: Double major in neuroscience and behavior, and philosophy ... plans to attend grad school for clinical neuropsychology, concentrating on research and rehabilitation of people with neurological disorders such as cerebral palsy and stroke ... parents both graduated from the University of Pisa (Italy) ... Lorenzo Oscar Casertano, b. April 25, 1988 in The Netherlands.

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