Duke Fencing BIO
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.
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.