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Columbia Fencing BIO
Lena Johnson
Player Profile:
Lena Johnson 1890286
Position: Sabre
Year: Junior
Hometown: Peachtree City, Ga.
High School: Decaturt
Major: American Studies/Ethnicity and

Career Record   Ivy Overall 
Junior 2016-17 11-4 47-21
Sophomore 2015-16 0-0 50-23
First-Year 2014-15 10-5 57-35
Overall   21-9 154-69

Junior (2016-17): First team All-Ivy selection with 11-4 record at Ivy League Championships (Feb. 11-12)...Bronze medalist at NCAA Northeast Regionals with 16-7 overall record (March 12)... Will fence in third straight NCAA Championship...Went 11-3 at Penn Elite Invitational to start the season (Nov. 5)...Tallied 7-1 record at NYU Invitational (Jan 22.)...Posted 6-1 day at Columbia Invitational.

Sophomore (2015-16): Named honorable mention All-America after taking ninth place at the NCAA Championship (March 24-25) with a 13-10 record and +6 touch differential … earned bronze medal at the NCAA Northeast Regional (March 13) with a 17-6 record and +30 touch differential … posted perfect 6-0 record at the National Squad Championships (Feb. 28) … went 5-1 at the Penn State Invitational (Jan. 16).

First-Year (2014-15): All-America Honorable Mention … NCAA Qualifier ... All-Ivy League Second-Team ... Posted a record of 5-1 at the Columbia Invitational (Nov. 15) ... Turned in a 13-2 performance at the Penn State Invitational (Jan. 17) … Tallied an 11-4 record at Ivy League Round-Robins including perfect 3-0 records vs. Brown and Penn (Feb. 8-9) … Captured silver at NCAA Northeast Regionals (March 8) ... Finished ninth at NCAA Championships (March 22). 

International Experience: Captured bronze in the Division I women’s sabre and placed seventh in the Junior women’s sabre at the 2014 USA Fencing National Championships in Columbus, Ohio ... Finished sixth in the Junior sabre at the World Cup in San Jose Costa Rica (Sept. 27) ... Took 21st at the October NAC (Oct. 10-13) ... Placed 29th at the Women's Sabre World Cup in Dormagen, Germany (Dec. 5-8) ... Posted a seventh-place showing in the Division I Women's Sabre and 11th in the Junior Women's Sabre at the January NAC (Jan. 9-12) ... Took 17th in the Division I Women’s Sabre at the USA National World Championships (Feb. 27-March 2).  

Before Columbia: Member of the 2013 Cadet World Team…Currently ranks fifth in Junior point standing...Placed third at the 2012 Cadet World Cup in Godollo, Hungary…Placed 9th at the 2014 Junior World Cup in Udine, Italy...Played defense for Tophat Soccer Club, led Tophat to the Georgia State Championship in 2012…Helped Tophat to a runner-up finish at the Georgia State Cup in 2011…In 2012, aided to Tophat’s quarter final run at the Region III Soccer Championships.

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