The freshman from Potomac, Maryland earns the first honor of his collegiate career (Gil Talbot).
DANBURY, Conn. – Eric Zhao, of the Harvard men's fencing team, has been named ECAC Rookie Fencer of the Week for February 9-15. The award is the first of Zhao's career.
Competing at the Beanpot, Zhao turned in an 8-1 performance with a +20 touch differential, including sweeps of opponents from MIT and Boston College. With his performance, Harvard won its seventh-straight Beanpot title.
Zhao holds a 28-23 record on the season with a +16 indicator. The Harvard men's fencing team returns to action at the NCAA Northeast Regional on March 8 in New York City.