Duke Fencing BIO
2013: Earned All-America honors after placing fifth at the NCAA Championships...missed qualifying for the medal rounds by one touch...the performance was the fifth top-five NCAA finish by a Duke men’s fencer in program history...won the Mid-Atlantic/South Regional...went 18-13 during the regular season despite missing the first two meets...went 5-1 at the MIT Duals and 7-3 at the Duke Home Meet...took third at the November North American Cup.
2012: Placed second at the Atlantic/South Regionals to advance to the NCAA Championships...placed 15th at NCAAs...posted a 33-11 record...helped lead the epee squad to a 21-7 record...had winning records at all four meets he competed in...went 16-2 at the Philadelphia Invitational.
2011: Placed third at the Atlantic/South Regionals to advance to the NCAA Championships...placed 22nd at the NCAAs...had the most wins of any Duke freshman, posting a 45-24 record...his 45 wins were the second most on the epee squad...fenced in every epee bout...had winning records at four of Duke’s five meets...went 13-2 at the Philadelphia Invitational...went 13-8 at the MIT Duals...posted a 10-5 record at the Penn State Duals.
Prep: Won the North American Cup’s Cadet Epee division in 2010…took second at the Division IA Nationals in 2008…placed third in the 2010 Junior Olympics…member of the National Honor Society…a Social Science Sterling Scholar.
Personal: Born May 13, 1992, in San Mateo, Calif. …the son of John and Jennifer Nollner.