Aliya Itzkowitz
Aliya Itzkowitz
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: London, England
High School: St. Paul's Girls' School
Position: Sabre
Major: South Asian Studies

Sophomore (2013-14):
All-America first team selection … All-Ivy first team ... Went 3-0 against Tufts Dec. 5. ... Top performer for the Crimson at the Tradition Tournament with a 14-1 mark (Dec. 8) ... Earned 10 victories at the St. John's Invitational (Jan. 26) … Posted a 15-3 record, which was good for third, at the Ivy League Round-Robins (Feb. 8-9)  ... Went 5-1 to help Harvard claim its seventh straight Beanpot title (Feb. 12) ... Claimed silver at the NCAA Northeast Regional with an 18-5 mark and plus-49 indicator (March 9) ...  Went 20-3 with 105 touches recorded and a plus-51 index to finish second at the NCAA Championships (March 20-23). 

Freshman (2012-13):
All-American honorable mention... All-Ivy League second team ...  Finished eighth in sabre in her debut at the Garret Open hosted by Penn State (Nov. 3) ... Picked up eight wins at St. John's Invitational (Jan. 26) … Went 14-4 at Ivy League Round-Robins (March 2-3)... Placed sixth at NCAA Regionals (March 10) … Won 11 bouts, placing 12th at NCAA Championships (March 23-24). 

Finished 33rd at the Junior World Cup (Nov. 16-18) ... Placed 15th at the European Championships in Jerusalm ... Took 34th at the Junior World Championships (April 3-12).

Took 12th at the Udine Junior World Cup. 

Before Harvard:
British Youth Champion from 2008-2011 … Was a Cadet British National in 2011 … Earned a junior national championship in 2011 and 2012 … Won the U.K. school games in 2011 … A four-time Public Schools fencing champion from 2008-2011… Earned a bronze medal at women’s sabre cadet international in 2010 … Earned a silver medal at the women’s sabre cadet international in 2011 … Was the leader fencer for Britain at the women’s sabre championship held in Klagenfurt, Austria in 2011 … Sports Aid athlete of the year 2009-11 … Named TSB Lloyds Local Heroe in 2010-11.