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 Michael Costin
Career Record         Ivy   Overall
Junior 2015-16       10-4   44-20
Sophomore 2014-15       0-0   16-9
First-Year 2013-14       1-0   11-3
Overall         11-4   71-32

Junior (2015-16Took fifth place at the NCAA Northeast Regional (March 13) after posting a 16-6 overall record and +28 touch differential in men’s sabre … named first team All-Ivy League after taking third at the Ivy League Round Robins (Feb. 6-7) with a 10-4 record … swept all three bouts against North Carolina in back-to-back tournaments at the Penn Elite Invitational (Nov. 21) and the Penn State Invitational (Jan. 16) … opened the season with a 3-0 record at the Columbia Invitational.

Sophomore (2014-15): 
Posted an 8-1 mark at the Columbia Invitational (Nov. 15) ... Turned in a 6-1 performance at the Penn State Invitational (Jan. 17) ... Competed at the St. John’s Invitational (Jan. 24) … Fenced at the NYU Invitational (Jan. 25).

First-Year (2013-14):
Went unbeaten, 3-0, at the Historical Meet (Feb. 21) … Took the strip at the Ivy League Round-Robins (Feb. 8-9) ... Posted a 5-3 mark at the Brandeis Invitational (Dec. 8) … Made his collegiate debut with a 2-0 performance against NJIT at the Columbia Invitational (Nov. 22).

International Experience

Took home 34th in the 2014-15 Junior men's sabre and helped Team USA to fourth at the World Cup in Budapest, Hungry (Sept. 27-28) ... Finished fith at the October North American Cup (Oct. 10-13) ... Placed 29th at the Men's Sabre Word Cup in Dormagen, Germany (Dec. 5-8) ... Caputred bronze at the Junior Olympics (feb. 13-16). 

Before Columbia:
Finished 15th in the Division I men’s sabre at the 2014 USA Fencing National Championships in Columbus, Ohio … Placed sixth at the 2014 USA Fencing National Championships in Minnesota ... Formally ranked No. 1 in the U.S. in both Cadet and Junior men’s sabre (2012) … Earned goal at the 2012 Team World Cup in London … Member of the 2012 Junior and Cadet World Championships Team in Moscow … Earned a bronze medal as a Cadet at the 2012 Junior Olympics … Winner of the 2011 Austin NAC in Junior and Cadet. 

Position: Sabre
Year: Senior
City/State: Culver City, Calif.
High School: Culver City
College: CC