Ohio State fencing hosts Notre Dame at the French Field House on Saturday
March 19 - 25, 2013
Buckeyes record 12th-consecutive Top 5 finish at the event
Buckeyes end day two of competition in fifth place
Shaito and Stearns lead the Buckeyes with 65 touches apiece
2012-13 (Senior Season): Secured gold in men's epee at the NCAA Championships as the only Ohio State individual national champion in 2013 ... finished first at the Midwest Regional and tied for sixth at the Midwest Conference Championships ... earned First Team All-American and Second Team All-Midwest Conference accolades ... played a role on the gold medal-winning men's epee squad at the U.S. Squad Championships ... notched a total of 26 wins on the season.
2011-12 (Junior Season): First Team All-American ... finished tied for second in men's epee with 28 wins, only one off Kristian Boyadzhiev's mark of 29 ... led the unit with 13 wins at the NYU Invitational Jan. 21 ... tallied eight victories at the St. John's (N.Y.) Duals and nine at the Northwestern Duals ... finished 11th at the Midwest Fencing Conference championships before earning silver at the Midwest Regional, earning a berth to the 2012 NCAA Championships ... tied with Boyadzhiev for bronze at NCAAs after reaching the semifinal bouts with 19 wins in qualifying rounds ... led all men's epeeists with a +37 indicator at the event ... fell to eventual champion Jonathan Yergler of Princeton, 15-10, in the semfinal bout for the second-consecutive year ... Canevari and Boyadzhiev's combined total of 35 wins led all tandems at the championships.
2010-11 (Sophomore Season): Earned his second trip to NCAA Championships by earning gold at NCAA Midwest Regional Qualifier ... named First Team All-American after finishing tied for third at NCAAs with 16 victories ... finished second to only Igor Tolkachev with 25 regular-season victories in men's epee ... joined with Tolkachev and Kristian Boyadzhiev to earn United States Collegiate Squad Championship in men's epee ... took 23rd at Cincinnati NAC ... finished ninth at Penn State's Garret Open ... tied teammate Eric Gurnowski for third at Midwest Fencing Conference Championships.
2009-10 (Freshman Season): Finished 34th at Penn State's Garret Open ... took 20th at the North American Cup in San Jose, Calif. ... tallied 10 wins at the New York University Duals ... finished with nine wins at the St. John's Duals ... his 19 combined wins led Ohio State's epee group ... finished ninth at the Midwest Fencing Conference Championships in Notre Dame, Ind. ... placed third at the NCAA Midwest Regional Qualifier ... concluded the season with a 19th-place finish at the NCAA Championships with nine victories.
Prior to Ohio State: In 2006, finished 17th at the World Cadet Championships in Taebaek City, Korea ... silver medalist at the Italian Cadet Championships in 2006.
Personal: Son of Vittorio Canevari and Maria Grazia Presutto ... has one brother, Matteo ... father was a goalkeeper for Milan AC and mother played basketball in Italy's Serie A league ... hopes to be an architect ... likes to travel, learn languages, meet people and surf the Internet.
Buckeyes Prepare for NCAA Championships
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