Martha Merriam
Martha Merriam
Year: Freshman
Hometown: Tenafly, N.J.
High School: Academy of the Holy Angels
Position: Sabre
Major: Undeclared
House Affiliation: Currier

First-year (2018-19):
Registered a 26-16 record with a +49-touch differential in her first season with the Crimson… Posted a sweep across her opponents from Brandeis during the Beanpot (Feb.13)… Collected a perfect score, 5-0, against Yale, Brown and Brandeis… Tabbed eight victories at Ivy League Championships (Feb. 10)… Aided the Crimson women to its 13th straight Beanpot title (Feb. 13).

Before Harvard:
Member of the bronze medal Junior World Championships team in 2016 … Junior Pan American Champion … Junior Olympic bronze medalist … Cadet World Cup bronze medalist … Member of the U.S. National Team as a Cadet and Junior in 2016 … Fenced at the Manhattan Fencing Center and the Advance Fencing and Fitness Academy … Member of the National Honors Society and Science National Honors Society … Received Honor Roll/Principles List distinctions all four years at the Academy of Holy Angels … Father, John C. Merriam, graduated from Harvard College and Harvard Medical School … Uncle, George R. Merriam III, graduated from Harvard College and Harvard Medical School … Grandfather, George R. Merriam Jr., played lacrosse at Brown … Sister, Martyna Urbanoqicz, fenced at Columbia.