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Valentin Staller, Men's Fencing

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. -- Harvard fencing’s Valentin Staller has been named the Harvard COOP Athlete of the Week for March 26. Staller, who was one of six Harvard fencers to garner All-America honors, placed second at the NCAA Championships in Columbus, Ohio. The Old Field, N.Y., native defeated No. 1 seed Max Stearns from Ohio State to make the final, after qualifying for the semifinals by placing in the top four. Staller fell to Penn State’s Aleksander Ochocki, 15-11, in the title bout. The senior had a +22 scoring differential throughout the tournament.

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