ACADEMIC INTEGRATION COMPETITIVE EXCELLENCE

IN DIVISION I ATHLETICS

 
Noam Mills
Noam Mills
Year: Junior
Hometown: Kfar Saba, Israel
High School: Mosenzon
Position: Epee
Major: Economics
House Affiliation: Eliot

Junior (2010-11):
Earned All-American accolades ... Finshed second at the NCAA Fencing Championship ... Collected 21 victories with a +53 scoring index to enter the medal round as the top seed at the NCAA Championship ... Winter Academic All-Ivy League ... Capital One Academic All-District second team ... Went 4-2 at the MIT Eric Sollee Invitational Feb. 6 ... Earned gold with a first place finish at the Northeast Regionals March 13.

Sophomore (2009-10):
Team captain ... Garnered All-America first team honors ... Finished second at the NCAA Championships ... First-team All-Ivy League ... Academic All-Ivy League … Claimed a second-place finish at the NCAA Northeast Regionals ... Sported a 15-3 record at the Ivy League Championships ... Finished seventh at 2009 European Championships in Bulgaria ... Won the bronze medal at the Garret Penn State Open.

Freshman (2008-09):
Finished second at NCAA Championships, by winning 21 bouts and scoring 106 touches ... Earned All-America first-team status ... Won the gold medal at NCAA Regionals ... Named first-team All-Ivy League ...Took sixth in epee at Garret Penn State Open ... Posted a 3-0 record against Sacred Heart ... Won all nine matches at the Beanpot ... Finished 11-2 at the Vassar duals ... Went 11-1 at Part I of the Ivy League Championships ... Was named CollegeFencing360.com Fencer of the Week Feb. 11 ... Posted a 6-0 record at the Ivy League Championships, Part II for an overall Ivy mark of 17-1 ... Selected COOP Student-Athlete of the Week Feb. 23 ... Tabbed to CollegeFencing360.com national honor roll March 9.

Background:
Accepted to Harvard in 2007, but deferred admittance in order to train for the 2008 Beijing Olympics ... Along with senior Emily Cross, became the first Harvard female fencers and 14th and 15th in Ivy League history to qualify for the Olympics ... Competed for Team Israel, advancing to the round of 32 in the women's individual epee ... Four-time Israel senior’s fencing champion (2005-08) ... Three-time Israel junior champion ... 2006 Junior World Cup champion ... Placed seventh in 2008 European Championships ... Won silver medal in 2007 World University Games ... No. 1 ranked world junior epee fencer in 2006 ...Enjoys reading and watching movies in spare time.