ACADEMIC INTEGRATION & COMPETITIVE EXCELLENCE

IN DIVISION I ATHLETICS

Matt Branman
Matt Branman
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Villanova, Pa.
High School: The Lawrenceville School
Position: Foil
House Affiliation: Pforzheimer

Sophomore (2017-18): 
Finished 12th at the Penn State Open. 

Freshman (2016-17):
Registered a 57-31 overall record on the season ... Finished 17th in the nation at the NCAA Championships ... Earned a second place finish at NCAA Regionals with an 18-4 record ... Led the foil squad with a perfect 9-0 record at the Beanpot Tournament, including a plus-31 touch variance ... Tallied a 5-3 mark at the Ivy League Championships ... Recorded a 2-1 record vs NYU with a plus-three touch differential … Tallied a 5-7 record at the St. John’s Invitational ... Went 9-2 at the Tradition Tournament in Fairfield, Connecticut, tallying a +20 touch differential.  

Before Harvard:
One of four men’s foil fences selected to represent the US at the 2016 Junior World Championships in Bourges, France …. Placed ninth at the Junior World Championships in the U20 men’s foil (2016) … Finished fifth at the Junior World Cup in France (2016) … Won silver at the Junior North American Cup (2015) … Placed seventh at the Division One North American Cup (2015) … Won the gold medal at the Pan American Junior Championships (2015) … Finished third at the 2014 Junior World Cup … Won gold at the Junior North American Cup (2014) … AP Scholar with Honors … Volunteer fencing coach training Chinese Youth in Shanghai, China … Sister, Alexandra, member of the Wesleyan varsity women’s crew team.

ACADEMIC INTEGRATION & COMPETITIVE EXCELLENCE

IN DIVISION I ATHLETICS