ACADEMIC INTEGRATION COMPETITIVE EXCELLENCE

IN DIVISION I ATHLETICS

 
Caroline Vloka
Caroline Vloka
Year: Senior
Hometown: Upper Saddle River, N.J.
High School: Northern Highlands Regional
Position: Sabre
Major: Human Evolutionary Biology
House Affiliation: Adams

Senior (2011-12): 
Team co-captain ... Finished fifth at the NCAA championships and earned second team All-American honors ... Earned a gold medal in the saber competition at the Garret Open hosted by Penn State … Went 14-4 at the Ivy League championship, finishing in a three-way tie for fourth place … Named Second Team All-Ivy … Took Bronze at the NCAA Northeast Regional event held at Boston College. 

Junior (2010-11):
Team captain ... Semifinalist at the NCAA Fencing Championship, earning All-American honors ... Had 19 victories and a +50 scoring index at the NCAA Championship ... Named first team All-Ivy League ... Won gold with a first place finish at the Penn State Garret Open (Nov. 14) ... Went 5-1 at the MIT Eric Sollee Invitational (Feb. 6) ... Finished in a three-way tie for first place overall with a 16-2 record at the Ivy League Championship (Feb. 12-13) ... Finished 13th at the Northeast Regionals (March 13).

Sophomore (2009-10):
Team captain ... Captured the NCAA sabre title, claiming a spot on the All-America first team ... Earned 19 wins at the NCAA Championships to go along with 132 touches and a +49 indicator rating ... First-team All-Ivy League … Took second in the sabre at the NCAA Northeast Regionals ... Sported a 16-2 record at the Ivy League Championships ... Claimed the silver medal at the Garret Penn State Open ... Named COOP Student-Athlete of the Week (Nov. 30, March 29).

Freshman (2008-09):

Placed second at NCAA Championships with a 20-3 record and 105 touches ... Selected to All-America first team ... Named to All-Ivy League first team ... Placed fifth at NCAA Regionals ... Won the sabre title at Garret Penn State Open ... Went 3-0 against Sacred Heart ... Posted a 9-0 record at the Beanpot ... Had a 13-2 record at the Vassar duals ... Went a perfect 6-0 in meet against Ohio State and St. John's ... Named COOP Student-Athlete of the Week (Jan. 26) ... Posted a perfect 12-0 record at Part I of the Ivy League Championships ... Named CollegeFencing360.com Honorable Mention Fencer of the Week (Feb. 1) ... Was 4-2 at the Ivy League Championships, Part II ... Won the gold medal at the IFA Championships ... Named CollegeFencing360.com Honorable Mention Fencer of the Week (March 4).

Background:
Lettered in fencing all four years at Northern Highlands Regional High ... Served as team captain during junior and senior years ... U.S. Junior Team member ... Three-time New Jersey state champion in the individual sabre ... Was first team all-state on three occasions ... Earned Fencer of the Year honors from the Newark Star Ledger ... Earned Athlete of the Week honors from the Bergen Record ... Honor roll 2005-2007 ... National Honor Society 2007 ... Recommended as a National Merit Scholar in 2007 ... Enjoys cooking and reading.