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Cohen Named Academic All-America
Courtesy: Duke Sports Information
Release: 06/06/2011
Senior fencer Dorian Cohen added Academic All-America honors to his lengthy list of awards on Monday.
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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.

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