ACADEMIC INTEGRATION COMPETITIVE EXCELLENCE

IN DIVISION I ATHLETICS

 
Benjamin Ungar
Benjamin Ungar
Year: Senior
Hometown: Bronx, N.Y.
High School: Bronx High School of Science
Position: Epee
House Affiliation: Quincy

Senior (2008-09):
Team captain ... Earned All-America first-team honors after finishing third in epee at NCAA Championships; won 15 bouts at NCAA meet ... Placed fifth at sixth at NCAA Regionals ... Tabbed first-team All-Ivy League ... Academic All-Ivy League ... Was 32nd in sabre at Garret Penn State Open ... Recorded a 13-2 mark at the Vassar duals ... Had a 5-1 record at St. John's Invitational against Ohio State and St. John's ... Was 6-0 in the epee at the Ivy League Championships, Part I ... Posted a 5-1 record at the second half of the Ivy League Championships ... Won the gold medal at the IFA Championships ... Named CollegeFencing360.com Honorable Mention Fencer of the Week (March 4).

2007-08:
Took year off trying out for 2008 Olympic games.

Junior (
2006-07):
First-Team All-Ivy League in epee.

Sophomore (2005-06):
Won gold medal at NCAA Championship in epee with 15-14 victory over Ohio States's Denis Tolkachev ... Ungar became the third Harvard men's fencer to win an NCAA individual title ... Helped Harvard win 2006 national team championship ... Academic All-Ivy League.

Before Harvard
Member of United States National Men's Epee Team at Cadet and Junior World Championships in 2002, 2003 and 2006 ... National Honors Society ... National Merit Scholarship Finalist ... Bronze medalist at World Junior Championships ... Brother, Jonathan Ungar '03, also fenced at Harvard.