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Top Fencing Clubs and All-Academic Team Members 2015-2016

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USA Fencing and Absolute Fencing Gear partnered for the sixth straight year to recognize young fencers who have excelled in high school with All-Academic Team honors. They were honored at a function at the 2016 USA Fencing National Championships and July Challenge in Dallas, TX. In all, 509 fencers from 37 states and 197 clubs were named to the All-Academic Team for 2015-2016. This compares with 354 fencers from 174 clubs who were named to the All-Academic Team in 2014-2015.

Thirty-two athletes with GPAs from 3.5 – 3.69 were named to the Honorable Mention Team. Seventy-three athletes with GPAs between 3.7 and 3.84 received Second Team honors and a record 404 athletes with GPAs of at least 3.85 were named to the First Team.

California accounts for 118 members or about 23% of the All-Academic Team followed by New Jersey with 53 members (10.5%), New York State with 47 members (9.3%), Texas with 37 members (7.3%) and Georgia with 26 members (5.1%). The Golden Gate Fencing Center, based in San Francisco produced the most team members of any club with 15 members. It was followed by the Los Angeles International Fencing Center, CA with 13 members, Alliance Fencing Academy, TX with 11 members and Salle D’Asaro Fencing Club, CA with 9 members.

The top 108 fencing clubs with two or more club members named to the All-Academic Team for 2015-2016 are ranked below.

Ranking of Top Fencing Clubs with Two or More Club Members Named to the All-Academic Team 2015-2016

Rank 2015-2016Rank 2014-2015ClubNumber of Club Members Named to All-Academic Team
142TGolden Gate Fencing Center, CA15
21Los Angeles International Fencing Center, CA13
32TAlliance Fencing Academy, TX11
42TSalle D'Asaro Fencing Club, CA9
5T5TDunwoody Fencing Club, GA8
5T24TFencers Club, NY8
5T2TFencing Academy of Westchester, NY8
5T15TFencing Institute of Texas, TX8
9T10TMassialas Foundation (M Team), CA7
9T42TMassialas Foundation OC (M Team), CA7
9T15TMasters Fencing Club, FL7
9T8TMedeo Fencing Club, NJ7
9T5TNorthwest Fencing Center, OR7
9TNARenaissance Fencing Club, MI7
15T5TBrooklyn Bridge Fencing Club, NY6
15TNAFencers Club of Arizona, AZ6
15T24TFencing Academy of Philadelphia, PA6
15T8TPDX Fencing, OR6
20T15TBoston Fencing Club, MA5
20T24TEmpire United Fencing, NJ5
20TNALaguna Fencing Center, CA5
20T15TMission Fencing Center, NY5
20T42TNellya Fencers, GA5
20T15TOlympian Fencing Club, TX5
20T24TPremier Fencing Academy, CA5
20T42TPremier Fencing Club, NJ5
20T24TSan Francisco Fencers' Club, CA5
29T24TBaltimore Fencing Center, MD4
29T10TBattle Born Fencing Club, NV4
29T10TBergen Fencing Club, NJ4
29T15TCardinal Fencing Club, CA4
29TNAColumbus Fencing & Fitness, OH4
29T42TDenver Fencing Center, CO4
29TNAFreehold Fencing Academy, NJ4
29TNAGutkovskiy Fencing Academy, NJ4
29TNAMarx Fencing Academy, MA4
29TNAMid-south Fencer's Club, NC4
29TNANew York Fencing Academy, NY4
29T15TOlympia Fencing Center, MA4
29T24TOregon Fencing Alliance, OR4
29TNAPrecision Athletics Fencing Club, CA4
29TNASabre Outreach Network, FL4
29T42TSilicon Valley Fencing Center, CA4
29T42TSwords Fencing Studio, CA4
29TNAZeta Fencing, MA4
47T42TAcademy of Fencing Masters, CA3
47TNAAthletic Club Northeast, GA3
47T42TAtlanta Fencers' Club, GA3
47TNAAvant-Garde Fencers Club, CA3
47TNABeverly Hills Fencers Club, CA3
47TNACharlottesville Fencing Alliance, VA3
47TNACutting Edge Fencing Center, TX3
47T42TDC Fencers Club, MD3
47T42TDurkan Fencing Academy, NJ3
47T24TFairfield Fencing Academy, CT3
47T42TFencing Academy of Denver, CO3
47T24TFencing Sports Academy, VA3
47T24TGold Blade Fencing Center, TX3
47T42THalberstadt Fencing Club, CA3
47TNAHomewood Fencing Club, MD3
47TNAInfinity Fencing Alliance, NJ3
47T42TLilov Fencing Academy, NJ3
47TNAMetro Tacoma Fencing Club, WA3
47TNAMinnesota Sword Club, MN3
47TNAMorris Fencing Club, NJ3
47TNANew Jersey Fencing Alliance, NJ3
47T42TPeter Westbrook Foundation, NY3
47TNASalle Auriol Seattle, WA3
47TNASalle Green, VA3
47TNATim Morehouse Fencing Club, NY3
47T42TWindy City Fencing Club, IL3
73TNAAcademies Of Fencing In Baltimore, MD2
73TNAAlamo Fencing Academy, TX2
73TNAApex Fencing Academy, NC2
73TNABirmingham Fencing Club, AL2
73T10TCheney Fencing, TN2
73TNACheyenne Fencing and Modern Pentathlon Center, CO2
73T42TDavis Fencing Academy, CA2
73TNAEagle Fencing Club, GA2
73T15TFencing Center of Chicago, IL2
73T42TGill St. Bernard's School, NJ2
73T42TGolubitsky Fencing Center, CA2
73TNAHills Fencing Institute, NY2
73T42THooked On Fencing, OH2
73TNAIndysabre, IN2
73TNAInternational Fencing Club, MA2
73TNAIsland Fencing Academy, NY2
73T24TJacksonville Fencing Club, FL2
73T42TKansas City Fencing Center, KS2
73TNALotus Fencing, GA2
73TNAMidwest Fencing Club, IL2
73TNANook Fencing Academy, PA2
73T24TNorthern Colorado Fencers, CO2
73TNAOrion Fencing, WA2
73TNAPenta Olympic Fencing Club, VA2
73TNAPhoenix Center, NY2
73TNARhode Island Fencing Academy and Club, RI2
73TNARochester Fencing Club, NY2
73TNASilver City Fencing Club, CT2
73TNAUnderground Fencing Organization, MI2
73TNAUnited Fencing Academy, CA2
73TNAVillage Fencing Club, AZ2
73TNAVirginia Academy of Fencing, VA2
73T10TWallingford Swarthmore Panther Fencing Club, PA2
73T42TWashington Fencing Academy, WA2
73TNAWinter Garden Fencing Academy, FL2
73T42TWoodlands Fencing Academy, TX2
Source: National Fencing Club Rankings based on an analysis of USA Fencing and Absolute Fencing Gear data.

One Response to "Top Fencing Clubs and All-Academic Team Members 2015-2016"
  1. Sallemauro says:

    Great Post !!!!

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