Katherine Chou
Katherine Chou
Year: Junior
Hometown: Holmdel, N.J.
High School: Holmdel
Position: Foil
Major: Economics
House Affiliation: Eliot

Junior (2011-12)
Competed at the Garret Open in the foil event, taking 17th place … Tied for third place at the Ivy League championship, going 13-5 … Named first team All-Ivy … Tallied a silver medal at the NCAA Northeast Regional event held at Boston College … Earned qualification into the 2012 NCAA championships.  

Sophomore (2010-11):
Earned 10 victories and placed 15th overall at the NCAA Fencing Championship ... Named second team All-Ivy League ... Finished in a tie for 44th at the Penn State Garret Open (Nov. 14) ... Went 8-1 at the MIT Eric Sollee Invitational (Feb. 6) ... Posted a 12-6 record and earned a sixth place tie overall among individuals at the Ivy League Championship (Feb. 12-13) ... Owned an 8-1 mark at the Beanpot (Feb. 16) ... Placed eighth at the Northeast Regionals (March 13). 

Freshman (2009-10):
Went 2-1 at the Ivy League Championships ... Finished 30th in first collegiate meet at Garret Penn State Open.

Before Harvard:
Placed third at 2009 Sumer Nationals with under-19 women’s foil team … Member of USA Women’s Foil Junior National Team at 2009 World Cup in France … Two-time Lucchetti Fencing USA captain … Finished third at 2008 Division IA Summer Nationals and was first at 2007 Division II Summer Nationals … Fenced fifth at 2006 Division II Summer Nationals … National Honor Society … French Honor Society … Volunteered at Bayshore Hospital … Bloustein Scholar … National Merit Finalist … Placed third at New Jersey Music Teacher Association Young Musician Competition … Piano solo winner at Piano Teacher Society of America Young Artist Competition … Nominated for National Youth Leadership Forum on Medicine … Piano Teacher Society of America Five Year Carnegie Award … Finished sixth at National French Competition Le Grand Concours.

Other interests include piano, cooking and baking.