AS A SENIOR: Posted an 8-2 record on the season, competing exclusively at the DeCicco Duals, finishing career with 41-12 record.
AS A JUNIOR: Posted a 16-4 record in dual bouts on the season.
AS A SOPHOMORE: Did not compete with the Irish.
AS A FRESHMAN: Participated in the Midwest Fencing Conference Championships, tying for 11th out of 73 competitors to earn all-MFC honorable mention recognition … was a perfect 5-0 during pool play, recording a +17 indicator (25-8) … defeated Javier Escovar of Indiana 15-6 to advance out of the table of 32 … earned a hard-fought 15-11 decision against Detroit’s Yaroslav Ivanov in the table of 16 … posted a regular season record of 17-6 for the foil team … produced a 5-2 outing at the Northwestern Duals … surrendered only one point over three bouts against Cal Tech, gathering two 5-0 bout victories … assisted the foil team to a 9-0 sweep over Purdue with a 5-1 bout victory against Jake Miller at the Notre Dame Duals … capped off the home dual event with a 5-2 win over Indiana’s Namka Pham, which lifted the Irish to a 5-4 team defeat of the Hoosiers.
PREP & PERSONAL: Fenced under the direction of Coach Mauro at the Salle Mauro Fencing Club while attending the Woodlands College Park High School in The Woodlands, Texas … earned national ranking in foil during his sophomore year of high school, ranking B11 … helped team win championship at the Summer Nationals in both junior and senior divisions in 2011 … named a National AP Scholar and graduated Cum Laude … son of Herman and Lorna Acuña … born in Houston, Texas … has two siblings: Anacarina and Lorelei … currently enrolled in the College of Engineering, studying chemical engineering.
Acuna’s Career Record