Julia Calventus-Coveney
Julia Calventus-Coveney
Height: 5'11"
Year: 2021
Hometown: Barcelona, Spain
High School: Kensington School of Barcelona
Position: Epee
Major: English and French

Collegiate Career Honors:

  • 2x Northeast Fencing Conference First Team - Epee (2017-18, 2018-19)

2018-2019: Finished another 60+ win season as a sophomore...led the Blue with 14 out of 20 victories at the LIU Post Invitational, at which the team clinched a undefeated 7-0 record...went 11-3 at the Vassar Invitational, helping the team to a 5-2 victory...posted a 15-0 record against Boston College at the Northeast Fencing Conference Meet #1...led the epee squad with a 3-0 mark to earn a victory over Tufts on December 4...finished 3-0 to lead the Blue to an 8-1 victory in the epee against Brandeis...posted a 13-2 to pass the 60-win mark of the season at the Northeast Fencing Conference Meet #3...won the individual gold medal for epee and the Women's 3-Weapon Team Title at the 2019 New England Intercollegiate Fencing Conference...went 4-2 to finish 12th overall at the 2019 NCAA Northeast Regional...earned First Team All-Star honors by the Northeast Fencing Conference for the 2018-19 season, finishing the season with a 60-9 score.

2017-2018: As a first-year, finished the season with an overall record of 65-9...went 13-2 at the LIU Post Invitational...posted a perfect 14-0 finish at the Vassar Invitational on November 12...went 3-0 against Northwestern and Haverford...registered a 12-6 finish at the Northeast Fencing Conference Meet #1 with 2-1 wins over Boston College, MIT, Brown, and Brandeis...went 3-0 against Harvard and 2-0 against Tufts on December 5...posted a perfect 3-0 finish against Brandeis on January 30...posted a perfect 16-0 finish at the Northeast Fencing Conference Meet #3 with 3-0 wins over Dartmouth, Smith, Vassar, and Boston University...tied for third place at the NEIFC Championships on February 24...placed 18th at NCAA Northeast Regionals on March 11...named to the 2018 Northeast Conference First Team - Epee...named Wellesley’s Rookie of the Year 2017-2018.

Before Wellesley: Attended Kensington School of Barcelona, graduated in 2017... Played multiple recreational sports (basketball, soccer) and played fencing seriously... Was the team Captain for one of her high school's Sporting Houses and helped guide their victory in the House Championships for two consecutive years... Won various medals for Spanish National tournaments throughout her time in high school.

Personal: Daughter of Kymm Coveney and Josep Calventus, born in Barcelona, Spain... Has one older sister named Zaida... Chose to attend Wellesley because the diverse community and sisterhood appealed to her.