The Sarasota Fencing Academy & Club won its first division championship May 8-9, defeating 15 other established clubs in the United States Fencing Association’s Central Florida Division.
Gold Medal Winners:
Tomasin Brennan, 7, — Under 10, Mixed Foil Competition
Alexis Tate, 14, — Senior Women’s Foil Competition
Melody Klasinski, 25, — Senior Women’s Epee Competition
Silver Medal Winners:
Brad Petty-Fitzmaurice, 15, — Youth 14+ Mixed Foil Competition
Bronze Medal Winners:
Nathan Schlesinger, 12, — Youth 12 and under and Youth 14+ Mixed Foil Competitions
Melody Klasinski, 25, — Senior Women’s Foil Competition
“Most of the fencers in our club that are responsible for this amazing victory are very new to fencing and performed well above their experience level,” coach Rich Georgia said. “I am very proud of all of them for the effort they gave. That is the reason we won the 2010 Division Championship.”
Several of the SFAC fencers also qualified for the USFA National Championships this July in Atlanta.
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24 Baby Wearing Dance Class
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27 Thanksgiving Free Public Talk & Veggie Potluck
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29 Light Up Siesta Village and Holiday Parade
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