Honors: All-America (Epee - 2017) ... NCAA Championships Qualifier (Epee - 2016, 2017) ... NCAA Regional Participant (Epee - 2016, 2017) ... ACC Fencer of the Year (Epee - 2016) ... ACC Academic Honor Roll (2017)
2017: Capped his sophomore year at Duke with All-America honors after placing 10th in men’s epee at the NCAA Fencing Championships … garnered bronze at the ACC Championships during the individual portion of the event … led the epee squad with a 38-24 overall ledger … finished 10th at the NCAA Mid-Atlantic/South Regional … posted a winning record at each of the four regular season meets, leading the Blue Devil epeeists in wins at three events … opened the season with an 8-5 mark at the Penn State Duals and the following week at the Philadelphia Invitational … named to the ACC Academic Honor Roll.
2016: Qualified for the NCAA Fencing Championships as a freshman, placing 14th in men’s epee … named the ACC Fencer of the Year for Men’s Epee … led the men’s epee team with a record of 52-22 … one of six Blue Devils to surpass the 50-win threshold in 2016 … placed eighth in men’s epee at the NCAA Mid-Atlantic/South Regional and ninth at the ACC Championships … in the team portion of the ACC Championships, logged a ledger of 6-2 … won at least 60 percent of his bouts at each regular season meet … won a season-best 20 bouts at the Northwestern Duals … finished 9-3 in front of the home crowd at the Duke Meet … debuted for the Blue Devils with an 8-4 performance at the Penn State Duals … went 9-6 at the Philadelphia Invitational.
Prep: Four-year varsity member of the fencing team at Columbia Senior High School in Maplewood, N.J., under the coaching tutelage of Robert White … captain of the epee squad as a junior and the men’s team captain as a senior … led Columbia to two state titles and four district championships during his career … garnered individual runner-up honors at the 2014 state meet and captured gold at districts in 2015 … twice selected to the all-state first team … also fenced for Fencers Club under coach Alexey Cheremsky … competing for Columbia’s varsity robotics team and serving as a co-captain, placed third at the world championships after winning the New Jersey state title … an AP Scholar with Distinction … National Merit Commendation.
Personal: Son of Eric and Jill Hammarberg … born April 9, 1997 in New York, N.Y. … has one brother, Stowe, and one sister, Shaine … grandfather, Charles Hammarberg, was a 1953 graduate of Duke.