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 Michael Costin
Career Record          
Sophomore 2014-15       16-9
First-Year 2013-14       11-3
Overall         28-12

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

2014-15:
Took home 34th in the 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: Junior
City/State: Culver City, Calif.
High School: Culver City
College: CC