ACADEMIC INTEGRATION COMPETITIVE EXCELLENCE

IN DIVISION I ATHLETICS

 
Duncan O'Brien
Duncan O'Brien
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Wellesley, Mass.
High School: Wellesley
Position: Sabre
Major: Applied Mathematics
House Affiliation: Mather

Sophomore (2013-14):
Earned All-Ivy second team honors ... Went 12-3 at the Tradition Tournament (Dec. 8) ...... Competed at the St. John's Invitational (Jan. 26) ... Posted an 11-4 record at Ivy League Round-Robins (Feb. 8-9) … Went 8-1 at the 7th Beanpot (Feb. 12) ... Finished 11th at the NCAA Northeast Regional with a 9-14 mark (March 9).    

Freshman (2012-13):
Competed in the Garret Open hosted by Penn State (Nov. 3) ... Won the majority of his bouts against fencers from Penn State, North Carolina, Vassar, NYU and Sacred Heart in the sabre event to help Harvard get off to a 4-1 start in team competition (Dec. 1). 

International

(2013-14):
Finished 77th in the Division I men's sabre at the January NAC (Jan. 17-20). 

Before Harvard:
Three-year captain at the 2012 US Division I championship and the 2011 US Junior Olympics where the teams garnered silver medals … Ranked 10th nationally in junior men’s saber as of 2011 … Competed at the Junior World Cup in Poland, Hungary and Arizona … Took the strip at the Senior World Cup in Chicago … Member of the National Honor Society and  German Honor Society … Hayes book award and German book award recipient … Volunteered at the State House student tour guide program … Raised money for the Cor Unum meal center.