Dershwitz Nominated for Team USA Award

Dershwitz Nominated for Team USA Award

Dershwitz became only the second U.S. men's fencer to win a Grand Prix title (Gil Talbot).

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – Eli Dershwitz of the Harvard men's fencing team has been nominated for the Team USA Awards presented by Dow. 

Each month, five female, five male, and three teams from Team USA are selected as finalists for the Best of the Month awards based on their competitive achievements over the past 30 days. The awards recognize athletes in all Olympic, Paralympic and Pan American sports. 

This month, Dershwitz was nominated for the Best of the Month for the male Olympic/Paralympic athlete of the month category for qualifying for the Rio 2016 Olympic Games and becoming the second U.S. men's saber fencer in history to win a Grand Prix title. Fans help determine and honor the best of the best each month. 

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