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Rita Somogyi
Player Profile:
Rita Somogyi 1751977
Position: Epee
Year: Junior
Hometown: Portland, Ore.
High School: Oregon Episcopal School

Honors: NCAA Regional Participant (Epee - 2014, 2015, 2016) ... All-ACC Academic (2016) ... ACC Academic Honor Roll (2014, 2015)

2016: Finished her junior season with a 25-24 record in women’s epee … placed fifth in the individual women’s epee tournament at the ACC Championships and 22nd at the NCAA Mid-Atlantic/South Regional … collected most of her wins at the Northwestern Duals, going 19-9 over the weekend … added a 4-4 ledger during the team competition at the ACC Championships … picked up wins at both the Penn State Duals and Duke Meet … selected to the All-ACC Academic team.

2015: Placed 19th in women’s epee at the NCAA Mid-Atlantic/South Regional … finished 10th at the ACC Championships … ended the regular season with a 37-31 record … logged a 34-19 ledger through the first three meets of the year … opened the season with a 12-5 mark at the Western Invitational … recorded matching 11-7 performances at the Philadelphia Invitational and the Eric Sollee Invitational … went 2-7 during the team portion of the ACC Championships … picked up one win at the Duke Meet ... named to the ACC Academic Honor Roll for the second consecutive season.

2014: Placed 21st at the NCAA Mid-Atlantic/South Regional during her rookie year … finished the regular season with a 49-40 record to rank second among the women’s epee squad in wins … went 25-11 at the two-day Northwestern Duals to highlight her freshman campaign … also logged eight wins at the Philadelphia Invite and seven wins at the Penn State Duals and the Duke Home Meet … named to the ACC Academic Honor Roll.

Prep: Attended Oregon Episcopal School while fencing for the North West Fencing Center ... placed 15th at the 2013 Summer Nationals U-20 division ... finished eighth at the NAC-A and 15 at the NAC-B U-17 division in 2011 ... National Merit Recommended and AP Scholar ... worked as both a summer fencing camp counselor and an art camp supervisor.

Personal: Born Rita Dalma Somogyi on Feb. 20, 1996 in New York City ... daughter of Lehel and Marta Somogyi ... has a brother, Hunor.


CAREER STATS

YEAR  RECORD   WIN %   ACC   REGIONAL   NCAA 
2014 49-40 .551 -- 21st --
2015 37-31 .544 10th 19th --
2016 25-24 .510 5th 22nd --
TOTAL  111-95 .539      


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