Michael Raynis
Michael Raynis
Year: Senior
Hometown: Chatsworth, Calif.
High School: Harvard-Westlake
Position: Epee
Major: Government
House Affiliation: Dunster

Senior (2013-14):
Team co-captain ... All-America second team selection ... Went 10-5 at the Tradition Tournament (Dec. 8) … Earned seven victories at the St. John's Invitational (Jan. 26) ... Posted a 7-8 record at Ivy League Round-Robins (Feb. 8-9) ... Helped Harvard to its 7th-straight Beanpot title (Feb. 12) ... Finished sixth at the NCAA Northeast Regional with a 17-6 mark and plus-27 indicator (March 9) ... Went 13-10 with 97 touches scored and a plus-15 index to finish sixth at the NCAA Championships (March 20-23).  

Junior (2012-13):
Team co-captain ... Received All-America honorable mention ... Earned second-team All-Ivy League honors ... Won gold in the epee event at the Garret Open hosted by Penn State (Nov. 3) ... Posted a 13-1 record in his bouts against fencers from NYU, Sacred Heart, Penn State, North Carolina and Vassar to help Harvard get off to a 4-1 start in team competition (Dec. 1) ... Earned seven wins at the St. John's Invitational (Jan. 26) … Went 9-5 at Ivy Round-Robins (March 2-3) … Placed eighth at NCAA Regionals (March 10) … Won 13 bouts at NCAA Championships, finishing 11th (March 21-22).

Sophomore (2011-12):
Participated in the epee competition at the Garret Open hosted by Penn State (Nov. 19) … Tallied a 6-7 record at the 2012 Ivy League Championship (Feb. 11-12) … Placed second in the epee field at the NCAA Northeast Regional event held at Boston College (Feb. 14) … Earned qualification into the 2012 NCAA championships (March 24-25).

Freshman (2010-11):
Earned All-American honors ... Named first team All-Ivy League ... Won silver with a second place finish at the Penn State Garret Open (Nov. 14) … ... Finished second overall with a 13-2 record at the Ivy League Championship (Feb. 12-13) … Tabbed a CollegeFencing360.com Primetime Performer (Feb. 14) ... COOP Student-Athlete of the Week (Feb. 14) ... Posted a 7-2 mark at the Beanpot (Feb. 16) ... Earned bronze with a third place finish at the Northeast Regionals (March 13) … Finished sixth with 14 victories and a plus-10 scoring index at the NCAA Fencing Championship (March 24-27). 


Competed in Division I Epee at the November NAC (Nov. 8-11) … Placed 6th at the December NAC (Dec. 14) … Competed in the Division I men's epee at the January NAC (Jan. 17-20) ... Placed 29th at the US National Championship (April 11-14).

Before Harvard:
Ranked first in American Junior Epee (U19) in 2010 … Finished third at the Junior World Cup in Basel, Switzerland … Won the Division IA National Championship in 2007 … Placed second in the Division I National Championship in 2009 … Won the Junior North American Cup D in 2007 and Cup B in 2009 … Finished first at the Junior Olympics in the U16 cadet division … Harvard-Westlake Epee MVP in 2007 … National Merit Finalist … Has volunteered at the Children’s Hunger Fund for six years.