Columbia Fencing BIO
 Michael Costin
Career Record          
Sophomore 2014-15       16-9
First-Year 2013-14       11-3
Overall         28-12

Sophomore (2014-15): 
Posted an 8-1 mark at the Columbia Invitational (Nov. 15) ... Turned in a 6-1 performance at the Penn State Invitational (Jan. 17) ... Competed at the St. John’s Invitational (Jan. 24) … Fenced at the NYU Invitational (Jan. 25).

First-Year (2013-14):
Went unbeaten, 3-0, at the Historical Meet (Feb. 21) … Took the strip at the Ivy League Round-Robins (Feb. 8-9) ... Posted a 5-3 mark at the Brandeis Invitational (Dec. 8) … Made his collegiate debut with a 2-0 performance against NJIT at the Columbia Invitational (Nov. 22).

International Experience

Took home 34th in the Junior men's sabre and helped Team USA to fourth at the World Cup in Budapest, Hungry (Sept. 27-28) ... Finished fith at the October North American Cup (Oct. 10-13) ... Placed 29th at the Men's Sabre Word Cup in Dormagen, Germany (Dec. 5-8) ... Caputred bronze at the Junior Olympics (feb. 13-16). 

Before Columbia:
Finished 15th in the Division I men’s sabre at the 2014 USA Fencing National Championships in Columbus, Ohio … Placed sixth at the 2014 USA Fencing National Championships in Minnesota ... Formally ranked No. 1 in the U.S. in both Cadet and Junior men’s sabre (2012) … Earned goal at the 2012 Team World Cup in London … Member of the 2012 Junior and Cadet World Championships Team in Moscow … Earned a bronze medal as a Cadet at the 2012 Junior Olympics … Winner of the 2011 Austin NAC in Junior and Cadet. 

Position: Sabre
Year: Junior
City/State: Culver City, Calif.
High School: Culver City
College: CC