Columbia Fencing BIO
 Brian Ro
Career Record          
Sophomore 2013-14       60-26
Freshman 2012-13       63-26
Overall         123-52

Sophomore (2013-14):
Honorable mention All-America … First team All-Ivy League … Finished 12th at the NCAA Championships with a 12-11 record (March 20-23) … Went 12-11 at the NCAA Northeast Regionals to finish 10th (March 9) …  Finished first at the Ivy League Round-Robins with a 12-3 record (Feb. 8-9) … Posted an 8-5 record at the St. John’s Invite (Jan. 26) … Went 6-2 at the NYU Invite (Jan. 25) … Notched an 8-1 mark at the Penn State Invite (Jan. 12) … Turned in a 7-2 performance at the Brandeis Invitational (Dec. 8) … Opened the season with a 5-1 showing at the Columbia Invitational (Nov. 22).

Freshman (2012-13):
Second team All-America … First team All-Ivy League … Placed sixth at the NCAA Championships with a 14-9 record (March 22-25) … Earned a 19-4 record to capture gold at the NCAA Northeast Regionals (March 11) … With a 9-4 record, finished third at the Ivy League Championships (March 2-3) … Notched a 4-1 record at the NYU Invitational (Jan. 27) … Went 8-4 at the St. John’s Super Cup (Jan. 26) … Turned in a 9-1 performance including sweeps against Haverford and Drew at the Penn State Invitational (Jan. 12).

International Experience:
Finished 50th at the 2014 October NAC ... Turned in a 14th-place finish in the men’s epee at the 2014 Korea-USA Elite Fencing Invitational (July 2-7) … Entered Columbia ranked third in USA Juniors … Bronze medalist at the 2012 Division I National Championships … Finished 11th at the Cadet World Fencing Championship in Jordan in 2011 … Earned a silver medal at the Summer Nationals as a member of the Junior Men’s Epee Team … Turned in a seventh-place finish in Cadet division at the 2010 World Cup in France … Member of the Junior Men’s Epee Team that won gold at the 2010 Summer Nationals. 

Position: Epee
Year: Junior
Hometown: Scarsdale, N.Y.
High School: Scarsdale
College: CC
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