ACADEMIC INTEGRATION COMPETITIVE EXCELLENCE

IN DIVISION I ATHLETICS

 
Nicolas Simko
Nicolas Simko
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Geneva, Switzerland
High School: Ecole Moser
Position: Epee
Major: Psychology
House Affiliation: Lowell

Sophomore (2013-14):
Went 9-6 at the Tradition Tournament (Dec. 8) ... Competed at the St. John's Invitational (Jan. 26) ... Posted a 7-8 record at Ivy League Round-Robins (Feb. 8-9) ... Went 7-2 at the 7th Beanpot (Feb. 12) ... Finished 11th at the NCAA Northeast Regional with a 9-14 mark (March 9). 

Freshman (2012-13):
Participated in the Garret Open hosted by Penn State (Nov. 3) ... Picked up three wins at the St. John's Invitational (Jan. 21) ... Earned one victory at Ivy Round-Robins (March 2-3).

Before Harvard:
Fenced for the Societe d’Escrime de Geneve on Swiss national circuit … Competed for Switzerland for the European Cadet circuit and the junior World Cup … Raked No. 1 at the Cadet in Switzerland in 2010-11 season … Was the only Swiss fencer ranked at the Cadet 2011 Cadet World Fencing Championship in Jordan … Ranked No. 5 in European Cadet ranking at the beginning of the 2010-11 season … Bronze medalist at the 2011 Cadet Swiss Championship … Won the 2008-09 Swiss national overall circuit in the Minime category … Came in the top-16 at the European tournament in Gotenborg, Sweeden in 2011 … Won Swiss championships in 2007-08, 2008-09 … Has accrued over 25 national and international medals since 2005 … Graduated with distinction from Swiss bilingual Matruite Federale in Sept. 2011 … Received national distinction of Excellency for his high school thesis.