Men's Fencing to Add One Newcomer for 2015-16 Campaign

Men's Fencing to Add One Newcomer for 2015-16 Campaign

The Crimson adds one student-athletes to a roster that won a share of the Ivy League title in 2014-15 (Gil Talbot).

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – The Harvard men's fencing team will welcome one student-athlete for the upcoming 2015-16 season from the class of 2019 head coach Peter Brand announced. Albert Chien, a native of Hong Kong, will join the program as an epee fencer.

The Crimson went 14-3 and won a share of its ninth Ivy League title in 2014-15. Harvard will return four All-Americans, including Peregrine Badger (epee), Jerry Chang (foil), Eli Dershwitz (sabre) and Michael Woo (foil).
 
Meet the Class of 2019

Albert Chien| Epee | Hong Kong | Canadian International School of Hong Kong
Ranked first in Hong Kong U17 division, fifth in U20s, and ninth in seniors … Placed second at 2014 Hong Kong Open … Third-place at Asian Cadet Championships in 2014 … Took sixth at the 2014 Youth Olympic Games … HKSSF Division A Individual Champion in 2014, and Division B Champion in 2012 and 2013 … Amnesty International CDNIS Executive Member … Symphonic Winds Concert Band first flutist … Principal’s Award recipient.