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

Senior (2015-16):
Named to the All-Ivy first team ... Won the Senior Open Saber competition in the Penn State Open (Nov. 7-8) ... Posted a 3-0 record against Wellesley in the Saber battle (Dec. 3) ... Finished the Tradition Tournament undefeated, 15-0, at Sacred Heart (Dec. 6) ... Assisted Harvard in capturing a share of the Ivy League Championship title after posting a 14-4 record (Feb. 6-7) ... Posted a 8-1 mark at the Beanpot, giving Harvard its ninth title (Feb. 10) ... Earned gold at the NCAA Northeast Regionals with a 22-1 record (March 13) ... Finished 15th at the NCAA Championship with a 10-13 record and a -5 touch differential (March 24).

Junior (2014-15):
Honorable mention All-America selection ... Earned All-Ivy first team honors ... Academic All-Ivy Selection ... Team co-captain ... Named ECAC Fencer of the Week for Dec. 1-7 ... Holds a 76-26 overall record with a +152 touch differential ... Posted a 3-0 record against Tufts with a plus-10 indicator (Dec. 5) ... Went a perfect 15-0 at the Tradition Tournament at Sacred Heart ... Added six victories at the St. John's Invitational ... Placed third among sabre fencers at the Ivy League Round Robins, posting a 13-5 record ... Went a perfect 9-0 at the Beanpot ... Won bronze medal at the 2015 NCAA Northeast Regional with an 18-5 overall record ... Finished 11th at the NCAA Championships with a 12-11 record and +2 indicator.

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). 

Posted a 4-2 mark at the Grand Prix: Senior Women's Saber event (Dec. 13).

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.