Columbia Fencing BIO
 Dwight Smith

At Columbia: Won seven bouts at 2009 NCAA Championships ... placed third in men's epee at NCAA Regionals ... swept all three bouts against NYU in February ... captured nine bouts at NYU Invitational ... finished 10th at the Louisville North American Cup ... missed the 2007-08 season at Columbia while training for the Beijing Olympics ... second team All-American in 2006-07 after an outstanding year in which he finished seventh in epee at the 2006 NCAA Championships, winning 14 of 23 bouts ... went 21-9 overall ... 10-5 in the Ivy League ... second team All-Ivy League ... scored several notable wins, downing former NCAA champion Ben Bratton of St. John’s, Jason Stockdale of Air Force and Harvard’s standout duo of Benji Ungar and Julian Rose, all by 5-2 scores.

Outside Experience: Member of the 2004 U.S. National fencing team ... Junior Olympic champion in epee ... Cadet national champion ... three-time silver medalist at Cadet national championships ... North Atlantic champion and two-time silver medalist at the same event ... competed for the Peter Westbrook Foundation, which placed second at the Division I national championships.

At Dwight School: Two-time captain ... selected for National Medial Program for aspiring youth ... member of the National Society of High School Scholars.

Personal: Economics major ... b. July 9, 1987 in Brooklyn.

Career Record:

2005-06:  21-9
2006-07:  35-4
2008-09:  29-25

Overall:  85-38

Position: Epee
Year: Senior
Hometown: Elmont, N.Y.
High School: Dwight School
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