Zhao Named ECAC Rookie of the Week

Zhao Named ECAC Rookie of the Week

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.