Veronica Czyzewski
Veronica Czyzewski
Year: Freshman
Hometown: West Caldwell, N.J.
High School: Newark Academy
Position: Sabre
Major: Undeclared
House Affiliation: Eliot

First-year (2018-19):
All-America first team… Named All-Ivy second team… Third place finish in sabre at NCAA Championships after advancing to the semi-finals on a 17-6 record with +40 touches… Completed the standout year with a +132-touch differential on a 67-24 record…Finished third at the 2019 NCAA Regionals after collecting a 19-4 record with +38-touch differential… Aided the Crimson women to its 13th straight Beanpot title (Feb. 13)… Registered a flawless 3-0 sweep tallying a 5-0 score against each competitor from Vassar (Dec. 2)… Totaled a 5-0 score on eight occasions… Propelled the Crimson to its best outcome since 2006 with a fourth-place finish at the NCAA Championships in Cleveland, Ohio. 

Before Harvard:
Fenced Sabre A Strip for four years at the Newark Academy … Received All-State first team honors in 2015 and 2016 and an All-State second team nod in 2017 … 2018 Junior Olympic Team Champion … 2017 Junior Olympics Champion … 2017 silver medalist in the junior category at the Summer National Championship … 2017 Bronze medalist in Division I at the Summer National Championships … Finished in the top 16 at the Plovdiv Junior World Cup in Bulgaria in 2017 … 2017 Division I National Champion … Named to the USA Fencing 2017 High School All-American first team … Earned bronze at the Cadet Pan American Games in 2016 … Two-time Cadet North American Cup Gold Medalist in 2016 … Finished in the top eight at the Cadet World Cup in Budapest in 2015 … National finalist at the Cadet North American Cup in 2015 … Volunteer at the Polish Cultural Foundation and the Davita Dialysis Center.