Alexander Ryjik
Alexander Ryjik
Year: Senior
Hometown: Alexandria, Va.
High School: Hayfield Secondary
Position: Saber
Major: Government
House Affiliation: Lowell

Senior (2015-16):
Named to the All-Ivy second team ... Finished 14th at the NCAA Championships with a 11-12 record and a -9 touch differential (March 24) ... Posted a 11-3 record at the Tradition Tournament (Dec. 6) ... Tallied a 9-5 record at the Ivy League Championships (Feb. 6-7) ... Assisted Harvard in winning the Beanpot with a 7-2 mark (Feb. 10) ... Finished 11th at the NCAA Northeast Regionals with a 10-12 record (March 13).

Junior (2013-14):
Earned All-Ivy first team honors ... Went 12-3 at the Tradition Tournament (Dec. 8) ... Led Harvard's sabre squad at the St. John's Invitational with a 12-3 record (Jan. 26) ... Posted a 14-1 record, which tied for first, at Ivy Round-Robins (Feb. 8-9) … Went 6-3 at the 7th Beanpot (Feb. 12) ... Claimed bronze at the NCAA Northeast Regional with a 16-7 mark and plus-39 mark (March 9) ... Went 8-15 to finish 20th at the NCAA Championships (March 20-23).  

Sophomore (2012-13):
Took fourth place at the Garret Open in the saber hosted by Penn State (Nov. 3) … Posted 9-6 record at Ivy Round-Robins (March 2-3) … Won silver medal at NCAA Regionals (March 10) … Placed 22nd at NCAA Championships, winning seven bouts (March 21-22). 

Freshman (2011-12):
Led Harvard with 10 victories at St. John's Invitational (Jan. 21) … Took 10th at the 2012 Ivy League Championships (Feb. 11-12) … Placed 12th at the NCAA Northeast Regional event held at Boston College (March 11) … Earned qualification into the 2012 NCAA Championships (March 24-25). 


Competed in the Division I saber at the November NAC (Nov. 8-11).

Before Harvard:
Two-time member of the USA national fencing team in the Cadet/Junior World Championships in 2009 and 2010 … Gold medalist at the 2009 Team World Cup in England … Silver medalist at the 2009 Individual World Cup in Poland … First-place finisher in the Math League at Hayfield in 2009 … Volunteer coach for the National Fencing Foundation of Washington D.C.