The "Get to Know a Duke Fencing Freshman" feature highlights a Duke fencing freshman every week.
How did you get into fencing?
My club sent me a brochure the summer before 8th grade, and soon enough, I became deeply intrigued by the sport.
If you weren’t a fencer, what sport would you be playing?
I could see myself doing some type of martial art.
Do you have a hidden talent?
Balancing objects on my chin.
What is your favorite late-night snack?
What was your favorite subject in high school?
What was your least favorite subject in high school?
Everything was interesting to some degree!
What is playing on your iPhone/iPod/CD player/etc. right now?
Why did you choose to fence at Duke University?
Incredible school paired with incredible coaches! It simply doesn't get better than this.
What is your favorite decoration in the fencing gym?
Chandelier in the middle of the gym made from old bell guards.
What is your favorite book?
The Alchemist - Paulo Coelho
What is your favorite movie?
The Shawshank Redemption
Do you have any other interests or pursuits?
Rock climbing and Dance