O’Brien, Woo Named Captains of Men’s Fencing Team

O’Brien, Woo Named Captains of Men’s Fencing Team

O'Brien becomes 20th two-time captain in program history (Gil Talbot).

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – Duncan O'Brien and Michael Woo have been selected as captains of the men's fencing team, as voted by their teammates.

O'Brien becomes the 20th student-athlete in program history to serve as a two-time captain. A native of Wellesley, Massachusetts, the sabre fencer qualified for the 2015 NCAA Championships after taking home the gold at the NCAA Northeast Regional. An All-Ivy League second team selection last year, O'Brien ended the season with a 54-33 record and a plus-51 indicator.

Woo enters his first year as captain, and is a two-time All-America selection for the Crimson. The foil fencer was a second team honoree in 2013 and honorable mention selection in 2014. Fighting injuries as a junior, Woo helped Harvard claim the championship at the St. John's Invitational, posting a 10-5 record at the event. Woo ended the 2014-15 season with an 18-16 record and plus-24 touch differential.

The Crimson finished seventh at the 2015 NCAA Championships, and won a share of its third-straight Ivy League title in February.