ACADEMIC INTEGRATION & COMPETITIVE EXCELLENCE

IN DIVISION I ATHLETICS

Eric Zhao
Eric Zhao
Year: Junior
Hometown: Potomac, Md.
High School: St. Alabans School
Position: Saber
Major: Statistics
House Affiliation: Cabot

Junior (2016-17):
Team Co-Captain ... Second team All-Ivy ... Earned a 41-35 overall record for the season ... Finished 12th at the NCAA Regionals ... Recorded an 8-1 mark at the Beanpot Tournament, including a 3-0 record against BC, a 3-0 tally versus Brandeis, and a 2-1 mark against MIT ... Earned a sixth place finish at the Ivy League Championships with a 7-7 mark ... Went 1-1 against NYU on Feb. 4 … Tallied a 6-7 mark at the St. John's Invitational ... Went 10-5 at the Tradition Tournament, including a +17 touch differential. 

Sophomore (2015-16):
Finished eighth overall at the Penn State Open in the saber event (Nov. 7-8) ... Inched the team into the win column with a 11-4 record in the Tradition Tournament at Sacred Heart (Dec. 6) ... Tallied a 3-13 record at the Ivy League Championship (Feb. 6-7) ... Assisted Harvard in its ninth Beanpot title after posting a 7-2 overall mark (Feb. 10).

Freshman (2014-15):
Holds 32-31 overall record with a +3 indicator ... Went 11-1 in first career tournament at Sacred Heart ... Picked up four victories at the St. John's Invitational ... Went 5-10 at the Ivy League Round Robins, helping Harvard win the league ... Posted an 8-1 mark at the Beanpot ... Went 4-8 at the NCAA Northeast Regional.

Before Harvard:
Fenced at the Cadet World Cup in Knoin Poland in 2012-13 … Placed sixth at the Cadet North American Cup in 2011 …. Had a runner-up finish in the youth 14 North American Cup in 2009 … In 2008, finished sixth at the Youth 12 National Championship … Three-year letterwinner and served as captain for the tennis team at St. Albans School … Helped St. Albans’ tennis team to back-to-back Interstate Athletic Conference Championships … Recipient of the Coaches Award as a junior … National Merit Commended Scholar … Sports Editor of St. Albans Newspaper … Member of St. Albans School Cum Laude Society. 

ACADEMIC INTEGRATION & COMPETITIVE EXCELLENCE

IN DIVISION I ATHLETICS