ACADEMIC INTEGRATION COMPETITIVE EXCELLENCE

IN DIVISION I ATHLETICS

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

Junior (2014-15):
Earned All-Ivy second team honors ... Team co-captain ... Holds 54-33 overall record with a +51 touch differential ... Went 10-2 at the Tradition Tournament at Sacred Heart ... Posted 7-8 record at the St. John's Invitational to help Harvard win overall title ... Posted a 10-5 record at the Ivy League Round Robins, helping Harvard win the league ... Champion at the NCAA Northeast Regional, ending with an 18-4 mark ... Competed at the NCAA Championships, finishing 19th with a 9-14 record and -20 indicator.

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:
Member, 2011-12 US Junior World Cup team ... Captain of gold-medal winning junior team at US Summer Nationals in 2012 … Ranked 10th nationally in junior men’s saber as of 2012 … Competed at the Junior World Cup in Poland, Hungary and Arizona … Took top 64 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.