Honors: NCAA Regional Participant (Saber - 2015, 2016, 2017) ... ACC Male Fencer of the Week (2/3/16) ... ACC Academic Honor Roll (2015, 2017)
2017: Rounded out his junior campaign as a Blue Devil with a 43-13 compiled overall ledger … logged the second-best total victories on the men’s saber squad … won over 75% of his bouts … posted a season-best 10 victories at both the Philadelphia Invitational and at the Eric Sollee Invitational … led the saberists with eight victories and one loss during the team portion of the ACC Championships … placed 20th at the NCAA Mid-Atlantic/South Regional … qualified for the regional competition for the third straight year … named to the ACC Academic Honor Roll for the second time.
2016: Finished his sophomore year with a ledger of 52-32 in men’s saber … one of six Blue Devils to surpass the 50-win threshold in 2016 … advanced to the semifinals of the individual men’s saber tournament at the ACC Championships, ultimately placing fourth … also went 4-5 during the team portion of the ACC meet … placed 12th in men’s saber at the NCAA Mid-Atlantic/South Regional … was named the ACC Male Fencer of the Week after a 25-5 showing at the Northwestern Duals … also posted double-digit victories with an 11-4 performance at the Philadelphia Invitational … captured seven bout wins at the Duke Meet and five at the season-opening Penn State Duals.
2015: Placed 19th in men’s saber at the NCAA Mid-Atlantic/South Regional during his rookie season … placed eighth at the ACC Championships … finished the year with a 29-23 record … kicked off his college career with a season-best nine wins at the Western Invitational … went 8-4 at the Philadelphia Invitational … earned a 7-5 ledger at the Eric Sollee Invitational … finished the Duke meet with a 3-3 mark … went 2-5 during the team portion of the ACC Championships ... earned a spot on the ACC Academic Honor Roll.
Prep: Division II champion of the 2012 North American Cup in Milwaukee, Wis. … member of the 2014 Portland Junior Olympic gold medal team … Sunset High School class of 2014 Salutatorian … member of the Spanish Honor Society … 2011 Piano Romantic Festival winner.
Personal: The son of Simon and Kolih Yang … born April 8, 1996 in Portland, Ore. … has one brother, Vincent, and one sister, Vivian.