ACADEMIC INTEGRATION COMPETITIVE EXCELLENCE

IN DIVISION I ATHLETICS

 
Emma Vaggo
Emma Vaggo
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Kullavik, Sweden
High School: Sigrid Rudebecks Gymnasium
Position: Epee
Major: Economics
House Affiliation: Mather

Sophomore (2012-13):
Finished 14th at NCAA Championships, winning 10 bouts ... Earned All-Ivy first team honors ... Went 16-2 at Ivy League Round-Robins ... Earned silver medal at NCAa Regionals ... Placed 12th in epee at the 41st Garret Open at Penn State ... Picked up eight wins at the St. John's Invitational.

Freshman (2011-12):
Finished 14th at the NCAA championships ... Took bronze at the Garret Open at Penn State in the Epee event … Went 13-5 at the Ivy League championship helping the women to a third-place finish … Earned second-team All-Ivy … Secured a gold medal at the NCAA Regional event hosted by Boston College. 

Before Harvard:
Member of the Swedish junior national team and Swedish Olympic training squad for the 2012 Games … Placed first in the Swedish Junior ranking competition and Swedish Cadet ranking competition and was a member of the first-place team in the Junior European Championships in 2005-06 … Earned first-place honors during the Nordic Cadet championships and the Swedish Cadet championships in 2006-07 … Secured second place in the 2006-07 Junior World Cup … Took third at the 2007-08 Junior World Cup … Finished first in the International Open as well as second in the Nordic Junior championships … Earned a pair of third-place finishes during the Swedish Junior Championships and the Ch Fillol International Open … Took first-place in the 2009-10 Junior World Cup … Ranked 10th in the FIE junior world rankings last year … Served as a trainer and leader of fencing groups at the Kungsbacka Fencing Club in Gothenburg, Sweden.