DURHAM, N.C. – Freshman Brycen Rushing was named ACC Male Fencer of the Week following his performance at the Northwestern Duals over the weekend, as announced Wednesday by the conference office.
Rushing, a native of Carrollton, Texas, led the Blue Devil men’s foil squad to a perfect 10-0 finish on the weekend as he posted an impressive 22-2 individual ledger, improving to 36-5 as a Blue Devil.
The ninth-ranked Duke men improved its record to 16-4 on the season after picking up wins against Air Force (21-6), Cal Tech (22-5), Cleveland State (26-1), Detroit Mercy (23-4), Incarnate Word (21-6), Lawrence (25-2), UC San Diego (14-13), No. 10 Stanford (14-13) and Wayne State (26-1).
Rushing and the Blue Devils will be back in action in Durham Feb. 10-11, to host the annual Duke Meet.