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Columbia Fencing BIO
Marc Berghouse
Player Profile:
Marc Berghouse 1890063
Position: Foil
Year: Senior
Hometown: Redwood City, Calif.
High School: Sequoia
Career Record           Ivy   Overall
Junior 2016-17         0-0   8-6
Sophomore 2015-16         0-0   2-1
First-Year 2014-15         1-1   11-9
Overall           1-1   21-16

Junior (2016-17): Went 3-0 against Wayne State and NYU Invitational (Jan 22) ...Ended season with 2-2 mark at HIstorical Meet (Feb. 15)...Recorded 2-1 record against Johns Hopkins at Columbia Invitational (Nov. 18).

Sophomore (2015-16)Went 2-1 against Vassar at the Historical Meet (Feb. 10) … finished with a touch differential of 14-6 in his three bouts.

First-Year (2014-15):
Recorded a mark of 4-2 at the Columbia Invitational (Nov. 15) ... Turned in a 2-1 performance at the Penn State Invitational (Jan. 17 … Posted a 2-1 ledger at the NYU Invitational (Jan. 25) … Tallied a 1-1 record at the Ivy League Round-Robins (Feb. 8-9) … Fenced at the Historical Meet (Feb. 10). 

International Experience

2014-15:
Finished 64th at the October NAC (Oct. 10-13 ... Competed at the November NAC in Junior Men’s Foil (Nov. 7-10).

Before Columbia:
Captured first at the Bay Cup Junior Fencing in 2014 … Served as captain for 2013 Summer Nationals … Finished 12th at the Summer Nationals in 2013 … Ranked 18th in US men’s Cadet Foil in 2012 …  Member of the USFA Cadet International Fencing Team from 2011-12 … Placed second at the Summer Cadet Nationals in 2011… In 2010, ranked fifth in U14 … Ranked second in U12 in 2008 … Top rated fencer in U10 in 2006 … Holds an A14 USFA Rating for men’s foil fencing  … Boasts a USFA National Referee Rating of 7 … Served as coach for the Massialas Fencing Foundation … Competed in the triple, long and high jump for Sequoia’s track and field team as a freshman and junior … Played lacrosse as a senior … Two-time United States Fencing Association All-Academic Team selection … Member of the California Scholarship Federation Honor Society … National Merit Commended Scholar … Recipient of State of California Seal of Bi-literacy … Salutatorian … Recipient of the International Baccalaureate Diploma … Named Outstanding Sequoia AP Calculus Student … Three-time Canada College Academic Excellence Award winner … Four-year honor roll student … Attended the University of Penn. SAAST Biotechnology program in 2013. 

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