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Jennifer

Ling

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Saber
Year: Senior
City/State: Cranbury, N.J.
High School: West Windsor-Plainsboro South

Bio

Honors: NCAA Championships Qualifier (Saber - 2015) ... NCAA Regional Participant (Saber - 2015, 2017, 2018) ... ACC Champion (Saber - 2016) ... ACC Fencer of the Year (Saber - 2016) ... All-ACC (Saber - 2016) ... ACC Fencer of the Week (2/23/16, 2/8/17) ... All-ACC Academic (2015, 2016) ... ACC Academic Honor Roll (2015, 2016, 2017, 2018)

2018: Wrapped up her time at Duke with a 35-28 overall ledger in women’s saber … Finished sixth at the ACC Championship and 20th at the NCAA Mid-Atlantic/South Regional … Amassed 14 victories at the Northwestern Duals … Named to the ACC Academic Honor Roll for the fourth year. 

2017: Helped a successful women’s saber squad with a 47-26 overall ledger … placed eighth during the individual portion of the ACC Championships … concluded her junior campaign at the NCAA Mid-Atlantic/South Regional tied for 21st … posted a near perfect 17-1 ledger at the Eric Sollee Invitational … named ACC Women’s Fencer of the Week following her performance at the Eric Sollee Invitational … added 11 victories to lead the Blue Devils to an undefeated record at the annual Duke Meet … named to the ACC Academic Honor Roll for the second time.

2016: Named the ACC Fencer of the Year for Women’s Saber as a sophomore … tied for the most wins of any Duke women’s fencer in 2016 with her record of 57-25 in women’s saber … also posted a 2-0 mark in women’s foil at the Northwestern Duals … captured gold and first team All-ACC honors in women’s saber at the ACC Championships, becoming the first female Duke fencer to win a conference title in program history … also Duke’s first male or female ACC champion since 1973 … placed 10th in women’s saber at the NCAA Mid-Atlantic/South Regional … logged 10+ bout wins three times during the regular season … notched a record of 21-7 at the Northwestern Duals … tabbed the ACC Female Fencer of the Week after a near-perfect 14-1 performance at the Philadelphia Invitational … opened the year with a 10-5 showing at the Penn State Duals … went 8-7 at the Duke Meet … contributed a 4-5 mark during the team competition at the ACC Championships … named to the All-ACC Academic team for the second straight year.

2015: Placed 22nd in women’s saber at the NCAA Fencing Championships as a freshman … captured fourth at the NCAA Mid-Atlantic/South Regional to record the highest finish among the Duke women … finished sixth at the ACC Championships … logged a 51-16 record during her rookie season in Durham … led all Duke fencers in wins (51) … notched a season-high 15 wins at both the Philadelphia Invitational and the Eric Sollee Invitational, going 15-2 and 15-3, respectively … kicked off her college career with an 11-6 performance at the Western Invitational … went 7-2 during the team portion of the ACC Championships … won three of her six bouts at the Duke Meet ... named to the All-ACC Academic Women's Fencing Team and the ACC Academic Honor Roll.

Prep: Lettered four years in fencing at West Windsor-Plainsboro High School South in Princeton Junction, N.J. … captain of her high school fencing team in 2013 and 2014 … placed 10th in the Junior Women’s saber event in the 2014 Junior Olympics ... took fifth at NJISAA State Individual Tournament in 2014 ... placed 16th in the Cadet Women’s saber event in the 2013 Junior Olympics ... took 28th at the 2013 Arizona Junior World Cup ... placed seventh at the NJISAA State Individual Tournament in 2012 ... claimed 13th at the 2012 November North American Cup in St. Louis, Mo., for Cadet Women’s Saber … also figure skated competitively for eight years … an AP Scholar with Honor … volunteered at the Plainsboro Preserve … plays the Gu Zheng, a Chinese musical instrument.

Personal: The daughter of Dawei Ling and Hsiao Jin Chu … born Aug 18, 1996 in Norwalk, Conn. … has one brother, Jonathan.

CAREER STATS

YEAR  RECORD   WIN %   ACC   REGIONAL   NCAA 
2015 51-16 .761 6th 4th 22nd
2016 59-25 .702 1st 10th --
2017 47-26 .643 8th t21st --
2018 35-28 .555 6th 20th --
TOTAL   192-95 .679      



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