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Brent Kelly
Position: Epee
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Grapevine, Texas
High School: Grapevine
At Columbia: Finished sixth in epee at 2008 NCAA Regionals to qualify for NCAA Championships ... second team All-Ivy League in epee ... went 11-4 at NYU Invitational ... finished 15th at North American Cup ... excelled in first collegiate season ... first team All-Ivy League with 11-4 record ... perfect 3-0 records against trio of Ivy opponents: Princeton, Yale and Brown ... also went 3-0 vs. Sacred Heart and Vassar, for a 25-11 overall mark ... followed regular season with sterling bronze medal in men’s epee at the IFA.

Outside Experience: Ranked 36th in Senior men’s epee ... ninth-ranked Junior in men’s epee ... strong improvement during 2006-07; was ranked 60th in Seniors, 26th in Juniors upon entering Columbia ... did well at two North American Cups in past year — third in Junior men’s epee at Albuquerque N.A.C. in November, fifth at N.A.C. in Columbus, Ohio in January ... member of runner-up New York Athletic Club II men’s epee team which finished second at the Summer Nationals in Miami ... competed in two international competitions last winter — the Junior World Cup in Budapest in January, and the Junior World Cup in Gotenborg in February ... competed for the Gold Blade Fencing Center.

At Grapevine High: National Merit finalist ... Texas Scholar ... UIL Scholar ... Distinguished AP Scholar ... Grapevine High Magnificent Mustang.

Personal: Engineering student in Fu Foundation School of Engineering and Applied Science ... uncle, Allen Jones, played football at the University of Florida ... Brent Lawrence Kelly, b. May 2, 1988 in Keflavik, Iceland.