Year Senior
Hometown Chicago, Ill.
High School Roycemore School
School: CC
Birthdate August 10, 2010


Career Record          
Senior 2013-14       15-2
Junior 2012-13       20-30
Sophomore 2011-12       35-32
Freshman 2010-11       38-16
Overall         98-74

Senior (2013-14):
Went 3-2 at the Historical Meet (Feb. 21) … Posted an unbeaten 9-0 record at the Brandeis Invitational (Dec. 8) … Opened up the season by sweeping NJIT (3-0) at the Columbia Invitational (Nov. 22).

Junior (2012-13):
Claimed 20th at the NCAA Northeast Regionals (March 11) … With a 6-8 record, placed 11th at the Ivy League Championships (March 2-3) … Took the strip at the NYU Invitational (Jan. 27) … Fenced at the St. John’s Super Cup (Jan. 26) … Competed at the Penn State Invitational (Jan. 12) … Opened the season at the Columbia Invitational (Nov. 11).

Sophomore (2011-12):
First team All-Ivy League … Finished ninth at the NCAA Northeast Regional (March 11) … Posted an 11-4 mark to pace the Lions at the Ivy League Championships (Feb. 11-12) … Posted a 7-2 record, including a sweep of Wayne State, at the NYU Duals (Jan. 22) … Went 2-3 versus Notre Dame at the St. John’s Super Cup (Jan. 21).

Freshman (2010-11):
Honorable mention All-American in his first NCAA Championships appearance … First team All-Ivy League … Went 13-10 to finish ninth at the NCAA Championships (March 24-27) … With a four-place showing at the NCAA Northeast Regionals qualified for the NCAA Championships (March 13) … Notched an 11-3 record at the Ivy League Championships (Feb. 12-13) … Won eight bouts at the NYU Historical Meet Plus (Feb. 9) … Finished 9-6 at the St. John’s Super Cup (Jan. 23) … Posted a 10-5 mark at the NYU Duals, including 3-0 sweeps of Wayne State and St. John’s (Jan. 22).

International Experience:
Placed 28th in the Senior men’s foil at the Dallas North American Cup in 2011 … Finished sixth at the 2010 Junior Olympics … Placed 22nd at the London World Cup … Won the 2009 National Junior Olympics Championships.

Personal: American studies major … Son of Laurie and Jay Pensler … Sister, Arielle, fenced at Harvard, graduating in 2010. 

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