DURHAM, N.C. – Duke senior fencer Dorian Cohen was named to the Capital One Academic All-America Men’s At-Large Third Team, the College Sports Information Directors Association (CoSIDA) announced on Monday.
Cohen, a two-time Academic All-District III selection and a three-time fencing All-America, graduated with a 3.54 grade point average as an Evolutionary Anthropology major.
A native of Brooklyn, N.Y. (St. Ann’s), Cohen put together a 178-49 record during his tenure at Duke and posted two top-10 finishes at the NCAA Championships. A foilist, Cohen took 11th at the 2011 NCAA Championship, eighth at the 2010 competition, 21st in 2009 and sixth as a freshman in 2008.
Cohen is only the second Duke men’s fencer to earn three All-America citations and only the fifth to qualify for the NCAA Championships four times.
Cohen is the second Duke fencer in the last three years to earn Academic All-America recognition, joining former teammate Peter Truszkowski who earned the award in 2009.