Duke Fencing BIO
Honors: NCAA Regional Participant (Epee - 2015) ... ACC Academic Honor Roll (2014, 2015)
2015: Placed 16th in men’s epee at the NCAA Mid-Atlantic/South Regional … took seventh at the ACC Championships … logged a 14-11 record in four meets during the regular season … registered a season-best 8-3 performance at the Eric Sollee Invitational … opened the year with a 3-2 record at the Philadelphia Invitational … won three of his six bouts at the Duke Meet ... named to the ACC Academic Honor Roll for the second straight year.
2014: Logged a record of 15-3 during his freshman season ... highlighted by going 8-1 on the first day of the Northwestern Duals and a perfect 6-0 on the second day ... his .833 winning percentage ranked first among all Duke fencers ... earned a spot on the ACC Academic Honor Roll.
Prep: Won back-to-back Vermont state championships as a junior and senior ... took first place at the Connecticut State Games as a junior ... a two-year letterwinner in Nordic skiing ... member of the National Honor Society ... an AP Scholar with distinction ... took second place in the Vermont Scholars’ Bowl.
Personal: Born Aug. 7 in Burlington, Ver. ... the son of Mengchun and Yong Yu ... has one sister, Abigail.