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Duncan

De Caire

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Saber
Year: Junior
Hometown: Sacramento, Calif.
High School: Mira Loma

Bio

Honors: NCAA Championship Participant (Saber - 2017) ... NCAA Mid-Atlantic/South Regional Participant (Saber - 2017, 2018) ... ACC Male Fencer of the Week (1/24/17) ... ACC Academic Honor Roll (2017, 2018)

2018: Capped his sophomore campaign with a 30-19 overall ledger in saber … Helped the men make history by capturing their first ACC team title … Nearly earned a spot on the podium at the ACC Championships with a fifth-place finish … Concluded the year at the NCAA Mid-Atlantic/South Regional in 11th … Picked up nine victories at the Philadelphia Invitational and posted a nearly perfect 7-1 ledger at the annual Duke Meet in front of a home crowd … Helped the men’s saber squad to a nearly perfect 23-4 overall record … Named to the ACC Academic Honor Roll for the second year.

2017: Led the saber squad and Blue Devil men with a 49-18 record … qualified for the NCAA Fencing Championships as a rookie … finished one spot short of All-America status, placing 13th in men’s saber at the national meet … placed seventh at the NCAA Mid-Atlantic/South Regional … claimed eighth in the individual men’s saber competition at the ACC Championships … went 7-2 during the team portion of the conference championships … won nearly 75 percent of his bouts to end his freshman campaign … registered a saber team season-high 12 bout wins at the Eric Sollee Invitational … named the ACC Male Fencer of the Week after an 11-1 showing at the Philadelphia Invitational … named to the ACC Academic Honor Roll.

Prep: Member of the Hristov-Csikany Fencers under Mihaly Csikany, Kristiyan Hristov, Hristo Hristov and Tsetsi Bakalova-Hristov...earned bronze at the 2015 Summer National Championships as a member of the senior team...two-time Division 1A Championship medalist...multi-winner of the Bay Cup Saber Competition Circuit...two-time All-Academic Fencing Team...IB Certificate recipient from Mira Loma High School. 

Personal: Son of Helena Gweon and John De Caire...born on Dec. 27, 1997...uncle Robert Gweon played soccer at Stanford. 

YEAR  RECORD   WIN %   ACC   REGIONAL   NCAA 
2017 49-18 .731 8th 7th

13th

2018 30-19 .633 5th 11th

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TOTAL  79-18 .814      
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FEN: Duke Meet
Fencing ACC Championship Ring Presentation
2018 NCAA Fencing Championship