Desirae Ionata
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    Desirae Ionata

    Class:
    Junior

    Hometown:
    Santa Maria, CA

    High School:
    Pioneer Valley

    Last College:
    USAFA Prep School

    Position:
    Saber

    10/20/2013

    Girardot, McElwee, Redhead, Chiang and Bergstedt all claimed medals at Falcon Open

    Division I and Junior NAC in Cleveland, Ohio, Nov. 8-11

    09/30/2013

    Falcons bring the home medals from the Amarillo Open

    Fencing Results, Sept 28-29

    09/15/2013

    Fencers did battle and won! Nick Toth Open came to a close today at the Academy

    Women's Senior and Junior Competition recap

    09/06/2013

    Air Force Fencers open the Nick Toth Open

    Nick Toth Open, Saturday and Sunday, Sept 14-15

    03/13/2013

    NCAA releases 2013 championship field

    AFA Squads Advance to West Region Final Rounds in Five Disciplines (March 9)

    2012-13: In 2012, she competed in the women's saber tournament at the Nick Toth Open where she finished tied for third place ... in senior mixed saber at the Amarillo Open she finished in 11th place ... she won the seniors title bout at the New Mexico Open ... finished in 11th place in senior mixed saber ... at the Falcon Open, she finished in eighth place ... in 2013, at the Western Invitational she had an 8-7 record ... at the Notre Dame Dual she was 5-7 ... at the West Regional finished ninth (1-8).

    2011-12: Freshman record was 6-6 in duals ... finished sixth at the Falcon Open ... was 4-5 at the Western Invitational and 2-1 at the Duke meet ... earned her first varsity letter.

    Before the Academy: Graduated from Pioneer Valley High School ... her coaches were Mr. Neil Bernardo and Justin Magdaleno ... as a freshman she received All League as a goalie in water polo ... senior year, she received All League during soccer season ... freshman, sophomore, junior, and senior years she received Scholar Athlete ... junior year she received Triathlete ... received a rope for maintaining an average GPA of a 3.5 or higher throughout her four years ... attended the USAFA Prep School ... played prep soccer ... parents are Paul and Frances Ionata ... has two siblings, Rachel and Charlotte ... enjoys cooking, reading, writing, listening to music, hanging out with my family, snowboarding, and beach volleyball.

    Academy: Major is biology ... wants to become an Intelligence officer or a Bio Environmental Engineer and is a member of Cadet Squadron 9.

    Inside Fencing