ACADEMIC INTEGRATION COMPETITIVE EXCELLENCE

IN DIVISION I ATHLETICS

 
Ben White
Ben White
Year: Senior
Hometown: Andover, England
High School: Peter Symonds College
Position: Epee
Major: Chemistry and Physics

Senior (2012-13):
Earned All-Ivy second-team honors ... Went 8-5 at Ivy Round-Robins ... Placed 15th at NCAA Regionals ... Finished ninth in the Epee event at the Garret Penn State Open ... Won five matches at the St. John's Invitational.

Junior (2011-12):
Did not see action in any matches.

Sophomore (2010-11):
Named second team All-Ivy League ... Finished tied for 47th at the Penn State Garret Open (Nov. 14) ... Went 2-1 at MIT Eric Sollee Invitational (Feb. 6) ... Owned a record of 8-5 and finished in a tie for eighth place at the Ivy League Championship (Feb. 12-13) ... Placed sixth at the Northeast Regionals (March 13).

Freshman (2009-10):
Finished in ninth at the NCAA Northeast Regionals ... First-team All-Ivy League … Boasted a 12-3 record at the Ivy League Championships … Took 32nd at Garret Penn State Open.

Before Harvard:
Has competed in the epee since 1999 … The Great Britain Under-16 champion and the GB cadet (U-17) champion … Member of the England U-16, the England cadet (U-17) and the England junior teams … Member of the Great Britain cadet and the GB junior (U-20) squads … Ranked as the No. 1 Great Britain cadet in 2006 and 2008, the No. 2 GB junior in 2009, the No. 8 European cadet in 2008, the No. 9 GB senior in 2008 and the No. 71 world junior in 2009 … Won one individual gold and one individual silver and helped his team to two team golds and one team silver at the UK School games from 2006-08 … Winner of the individual and team golds at the 2009 Australian Youth Olympic Festival … Won the bronze at the 2008 Gothenburg International Cadet Championship … Won the team silver at the 2009 Commonwealth Junior Fencing Championships … Finished ninth at the 2008 European Cadet Championships … Finished 25th at the 2009 World Junior Championships … Also competed for Great Britain at the World Cadet Championships.

Personal:
Enjoys squash, music and sci-fi.