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John

Avendano

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Foil
Year Senior
Hometown Colts Neck, N.J.
High School The Lawrenceville School
Major Psychology
School: CC

Bio

Career Record           Ivy   Overall 
Junior 2016-17         2-1   25-15
Sophomore 2015-16         0-0   5-1
First-Year 2014-15         0-1   19-11
Overall           2-2   49-27

Junior (2016-17): Began season with 6-0 mark at Penn Elite Invitational (Nov. 5)... Went 3-0 at NYU Invitational vs. Wayne State (Jan. 22)...Concluded season with 6-3 tally at Historical Meet (Feb. 15).  

Sophomore (2015-16): Went 5-1 on the season before suffering an injury … picked up a 3-0 sweep to open the season against NJIT at the Columbia Invitational (Nov. 6) … only loss came to Jay Petrie (Johns Hopkins) in a 5-4 decision at the Penn Elite Invitational (Nov. 21).

First-Year (2014-15): 
Notched a 6-1 mark at the Columbia Invitational (Nov. 15) ... Turned in a 5-1 performance at the Penn State Invitational (Jan. 17) … Competed at the NYU Invitational (Jan. 25) ... Competed at the Ivy League Round-Robins (Feb. 8-9) … Notched a 6-3 mark at the Historical Meet (Feb. 10).   

International Experience
2014-15: Turned in a 14th-place performance at the November NAC in Junior Men’s Foil (Nov. 7-10) ... Finished ninth at the December NAC in Division I Men's Foil (Dec. 5-8) ... Placed 17th in the Division I Men's Foil and 19th in the Junior Men's Foil at the January NAC (Jan. 9-12) ... Took 15th in the Division I Men’s Foil at the USA National World Championships (Feb. 27-March 2).

Before Columbia: Two-year letterwinner in fencing at The Lawrenceville School … Back-to-back New Jersey Prep State Champion in 2011 and 2012 … Member of the fifth-place team in the U20 division and placed 10th in the U20 individual division at Summer Nationals in 2013 … Finished 11th in at the Junior World Cup in Bratislava in 2012 … Took sixth at the Junior North American Cup in February 2012 … Bronze medalist in European Cadet Circuit in Germany in 2011 … Ranked first in USA for U17 men’s foil in 2011 … Captured bronze at the U17 Summer Nationals in 2010 … In 2010, ranked second in the U14 men’s foil … Graduate Cum Laude from the Lawrenceville School ... Inducted into the Lawrenceville School’s OVAL Society … Four-year high honors student … Volunteered at the Bayshore Community Hospital.

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