Duke Fencing BIO
Honors: NCAA Regional Participant (Foil - 2013, 2014, 2015) ... ACC Academic Honor Roll (2013, 2014, 2015)
2015: Finished 26th in women’s foil at the NCAA Mid-Atlantic/South Regional … placed sixth at the ACC Championships … logged a 22-27 record after fencing in four meets during the regular season … opened the year with a season-best 9-8 record at the Western Invitational … notched a ledger of 8-9 at the Philadelphia Invitational … went 3-6 during the team portion of the ACC Championships … picked up two bout victories at the Duke Meet ... earned a spot on the ACC Academic Honor Roll for the third time in as many years.
2014: Placed 25th at the NCAA Mid-Atlantic/South Regional … finished her sophomore season with a 45-42 record … logged a 23-12 record during the two-day Northwestern Duals … recorded eight wins at the Philadelphia Invitational and the Duke Home Meet … named to the ACC Academic Honor Roll for the second straight year.
2013: Went 29-25 in her first season and placed 15th at the Mid-Atlantic/South Regional ... had her best outing of the season at the MIT Duals where she went 13-4 ... won six bouts at the Temple Duals and Duke Home Meet ... named to the ACC Academic Honor Roll.
Prep: Four-time letterwinner at Ardsley High School ... never lost a bout in high school ... Female Student Athlete of the Year ... two-time Most Valuable Player ... Head Captain of high school fencing team ... Mock Trial team Co-President ... four-year member of Chamber Orchestra.
Personal: Born Samantha H. Lee on July 13, 1994 in Manhattan, N.Y. ... daughter of John Lee and Prince Yu ... has a brother, Shaun-Chi ... uncle, Leo Yu, was a gymnast at Yale.