Columbia Fencing BIO
Alen Hadzic
Player Profile:
Alen Hadzic 721493
Position: Epee
Year: Junior
Hometown: Montclair, N.J.
High School: Montclair

2011-12: Runner up at the 2012 NCAA Championships in men's epee ... finished second in the weapon and earned first team All-America honors ... had a stirring upset of Ohio State's Kristian Boyadzhiev in the semifinals to win, 15-14 ... finished second in April's National Fencing Championships in men's epee ... Academic All-Ivy League member ... won seven bouts at the Ivy League Championships ... posted 2-1 records against Brown, Penn and Harvard ... went 7-2 at the Historical Meet Plus ... swept all three bouts he fenced against Ohio State and Wayne State at the NYU Invitational ... swept St. John's 3-0 at the St. John's Super Cup.

2010-11: All-American honorable mention in first college season ... placed ninth in men's epee after winning 13 of 23 bouts at the NCAA Championships ... won eight of nine on day two of the NCAAs ... first team All-Ivy League ... went 10-6 at round-robin tournament ... completed 3-0 sweep of Brown ... went 7-2 at NYU Historical Meet Plus ... placed 36th in senior men's epee at the Dallas North American Cup ... was second at the Milwaukee Junior North American Cup.

At Montclair High: Four-year letterwinner ... captain as a senior ... was a two-time state champion (2009, 2010) and three-time epee district champion (2008, 2009, 2010).

Outside Experience: Nationally ranked ... member of the United States Junior National Team ... bronze medalist at the Montral World Cup ... finished first at the 2010 Junior Olympics in Memphis ... third at the 2009 Junior Summer Nationals in Texas.

Personal: Financial economics major ... speaks Serbo-Croatian fluently ... son of Gorica and Adimir Hadzic ... Alen Hadzic, b. November 15, 1991 in Paterson, N.J.

Career Record:

2010-11:  17-7
2011-12:  32-22

Overall:  49-29

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