Nicknames: Fran, Ces and Cinque
Height: 5-3
Weight: 115
Coach: Master Richard Degeorge & Master Peter Bardatsos

Club: Kixx Martial Arts Academy, Little Falls, N.J.
Year started taekwondo:  2002
High School: School of the Holy Child, Rye, N.Y.

Favorite books include Black House by Stephen King, Handle with Care by Jodi Picoult and The Color of Water by James McBride…enjoys singing, cooking, teaching taekwondo, babysitting, musical theater, creating music and learning different languages…favorite TV shows are The Office, Family Guy, Lost and How I Met Your Mother…eats spaghetti the night before a competition and waffles the morning of…favorite athlete is Jordyn Wieber…most people don’t know that Francesca loves to change her hair styles and dance…favorite quote: “I must not fear. Fear is the mind-killer. Fear is the little-death that brings total obliteration. I will face my fear. I will permit it to pass over me and through me. And when it has gone past I will turn the inner eye to see its path. Where the fear has gone there will be nothing. Only I will remain.” –Frank Herbert


2013  New York State Junior National Qualifier (Light)- GOLD
2013  New Jersey State Junior National Qualifier (Feather)- GOLD

2012  USAT Junior National Team Member
2012  USAT Junior Nationals (Feather)- GOLD
2012  USAT Virginia National Qualifier (Feather)- GOLD
2012  New York State Senior National Qualifier (Fly)- SILVER
2012  New York State Junior National Qualifier (Feather)- GOLD
2012  New Jersey State Senior National Qualifier (Fly)- GOLD
2012  New Jersey State Junior National Qualifier (Feather)- GOLD

2011  Toronto Open - GOLD
2011  USAT Junior Nationals (Middle)- BRONZE
2011  New York State National Qualifier (Middle)- GOLD

2010  USAT Junior Nationals (Light)- BRONZE
2010  York, PA National Qualifier (Light)- BRONZE
2010  New York State National Qualifier (Light)- GOLD

2009  USAT Junior Nationals (Bantam)- GOLD
2009  New York State Qualifier (Bantam)- GOLD

2008  USAT Junior Nationals - SILVER
2008  New Jersey State Qualifier - GOLD
2008  York, PA National Qualifier - GOLD

2007  U.S. Cup - GOLD
2007  USAT Junior Nationals - GOLD
2007  Providence, RI National Qualifier - GOLD

2006  U.S. Cup - GOLD
2006  USAT Junior Nationals - SILVER
2006  Dallas, TX National Qualifier - SILVER

2005  U.S. Cup - GOLD
2005  USAT Junior Nationals - BRONZE
2005  Providence, RI National Qualifier - GOLD

2004  U.S. Cup - GOLD

last updated 7/25/13