Columbia Fencing BIO
 Abby Caparros-Janto

2011-12: Finished ninth at NCAA Northeast Regionals in women's foil ... won nine bouts at the Ivy League Championships ... won two of three bouts vs. Yale, Brown, Cornell and Penn ... went a perfect 8-0 against NYU, Sacred Heart and Vassar in The Historical Meet Plus ... captured two of three bouts vs. Ohio State at the NYU Invitational.

2008-09: Qualified for a second straight trip to the NCAA Championships ... won 10 bouts at 2009 NCAA Championships, finishing outside All-America contention ... captured 11 bouts at NYU Invitational, including 3-0 sweeps vs. Wayne State and St. John's ... went 5-4 against tough competition at St. John's Invitational.

2007-08: Honorable mention All-American at 2008 NCAA Championships ... finished 10th in women's foil ... qualified for NCAAs with eighth-place finish at Regionals ... first team All-Ivy League after 14-4 mark during Ivy League Championships ... went 8-0 against NYU, Sacred Heart and Vassar ... picked up seven wins at NYU Invitational ... finished 90th in talent-rich foil field at North American Cup.

Outside Experience: Member of the U.S. Cadet National Women’s Foil Team in 2006 ... finished ninth in Cadet “B” International in Budapest, October 2005 ... first place in Cadet competition at October 2005 North American Cup in Miami.

At Columbia High: Four fencing letters ... fenced on the A strip all four years ... won New Jersey high school state championships in March 2007, her senior season ... first team all-state ... New Jersey State Fencer of the Year (Newark Star-Ledger) as a senior.

Personal: History major ... enjoys both watching and making films ... Abigail Mary Caparros-Janto, b. January 2, 1989 in New York City.

Career Record:

2007-08:  29-12
2008-09:  34-23
2010-11:  23-29

Overall:  86-64

Position: Foil
Year: Senior
Hometown: Maplewood, N.J.
High School: Columbia
College: BC
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