Duke Fencing BIO
Career Notes: A two-time All-America...Academic All-America At Large selection in 2009...Academic All-District III At-Large in 2008 and 2009...career record of 163-57.
2009: Led the saber squad in wins for the fourth straight year with a 36-13 record...team captain...advanced to the NCAA Championships for the third straight year and took 16th... earned Academic All-America At-Large Third Team honors...All-District III At large selection for the second straight year ... claimed eighth place at the Atlantic/South Regionals...opened the winter season by going 15-0 at the Penn Duals...took third place out of 88 entries at the Temple Open...went 11-5 at the MIT Duals...ended the regular season with an 8-1 outing at the Duke Home Meet...received a Weaver-James-Corrigan ACC Postgraduate Scholarship...named to the ACC Academic Honor Roll.
2008: Led all Blue Devils with a 58-11 record ... earned his second All-America citation after finishing eighth at the NCAA Championships ... an Academic All-America and All-District III At large honoree ... took fifth at the Atlantic/South Regionals ... had winning marks at every meet, including a 25-2 performance at the Northwestern Duals (2/2) ... went 13-2 at the Duke Invitational (2/8) ... went 11-4 at the Penn State Duals (1/26) ... named to the ACC Academic Honor Roll.
2007: Posted a 39-18 record in sabre competition for the best mark in the group...claimed sixth place at the Mid-Atlantic/South Regional ... named to the ACC Academic Honor Roll for the second consecutive year.
2006: Posted a 30-15 record to lead the sabre team ... placed 11th at the Mid-Atlantic/South Regional Championships ... qualified for the NCAA Championships where he earned All-America honors with a 10th-place finish ... placed seventh at the U-19 Junior Olympics ... named to the ACC Academic Honor Roll.
Prep: Captain of the sabre team ... 2005 Midwest Champion ... four-time honor roll student.
Personal: Born May 13, 1987 ... son of Jan and Barbra Truszkowski ... majoring in biology ... member of the Sigma Chi Fraternity.