Defendng national champion Fighting Irish reload their roster in search of their second consecutive NCAA title.
HONORS & AWARDS:
Honorable Mention All-MFC (2011)
AS A FRESHMAN: Finished the year with a record of 15-3 in sabre ... did not travel with team for opening weekend at the NYU Invitational and St. John's Challenge ... posted a 9-1 record at the Notre Dame Duals, including going 2-0 against both Lawrence and Cleveland State ... earned first collegiate victory over Tom Lorenzo of Detroit, 5-1, while also clinching the sabre victory with that decision ... also clinched sabre against Lawrence with 5-3 victory over Alex Chee ... went 3-0 at the Northwestern Duals, including 2-0 against Cal Tech ... ended regular season with a 3-1 record at the Duke Duals, including clinching the sabre against Johns Hopkins with a 5-4 win over Max Wieder ... finished first in pool at the Midwest Fencing Conference Championships with a 5-1 record and a +20 indicator ... entered direct elimination as the 10th seed, earning wins over Ed Paget of Northwestern, 15-6 and Fredrick Breslow of Lawrence, 15-9 ... ended the tournament in 10th place.
PREP AND PERSONAL: Attended Seton Hall Prep in West Orange, N.J. ... competed on the Junior Olympic and Summer National teams... biggest thrill to-date was winning the team gold medal at the Summer Nationals (2010) ... made his way on to consecutive National Points lists ... member of Student Government and National Honor Society ... born in Newark, N.J., on November 23, 1991 ... son of Carl, Sr. and Myrtle Ianiro... enrolled in the College of Arts and Letters as a sociology major with a supplemental major in history.