UNC Fencing Bio
 Amanda Lalezarian
Lalezarian Lalezarian 1752770

Majoring in multimedia journalism with a minor in entrepreneurship...Co-President of the Persian Cultural Society … Graduate of the Richard A. Baddour Carolina Leadership Academy's Veteran Stars program

Fencing at UNC: Is in her fourth year on the squad … two time captain of the women's foil squad ... As a freshman, qualified for NCAA Regionals and placed 27th in women’s foil ... Placed 19th as a sophomore… placed fifth as a junior, finishing as an alternate for NCAAs

Before UNC: Graduate of Cold Spring Harbor (N.Y.) High School … Competed for the varsity fencing, swimming and cross country squads … Nassau County Champion in fencing as a senior … Started fencing when she was 10 … Fenced at Island Fencing Academy and at Fencers Club … Represented the U.S. at the 19th Maccabi Games in Israel in July of 2013 and won gold in the team event

More on Lalezarian: Daughter of Ann and Farshad Lalezarian … Has one younger brother … Favorite pastimes are traveling abroad and eating ethnic food … Covered fencing at the 2016 Rio Olympics with UNC’s school of Media & Journalism … Fun fact is that she holds dual U.S.-Sweden citizenship and speaks fluent Swedish … After graduating from UNC, hopes to work abroad as a journalist … Dream job is to host a show like Anthony Bourdain: Parts Unknown … Little-known talent is doing impersonations

Position: Foil/Right Hand
Height: 5'3"
Year: Senior
Hometown: Cold Spring Harbor, N.Y.
High School: Cold Spring Harbor
Major: Journalism
UNC North Carolina Fencing


NCEMC Touchstone Ad 2016