AWARDS AND HONORS:
MFC Sabre Third-Place Finisher (2011, 2012)
First Team All-MFC (2011, 2012)
Second Team All-MFC (2010)
AS A SENIOR: Captained the men[apos]s sabre squad, earning a respectable 34-23 mark … finished his career with the Irish with a 110-69 record … at St. John[apos]s Invitational, logged a 5-9 bout record before going 6-6 the following day at the NYU Invite … against Yale, lost a close 5-4 bout versus Nate Benzimra but came back to win against Columbia[apos]s Michael Josephs, 5-3 … was undefeated against North Carolina, logging scores of 5-4, 5-2 and 5-3 against Tar Heel opponents … was 1-2 against St. John[apos]s but split the difference 1-1 against host NYU … at Northwestern Duals, notched his best mark of the season with an 11-5 record … was 2-1 against Ohio State, Princeton and Stanford … against the Buckeyes, earned a pair of 5-1 wins against Bill Meyer and Andrew McDonald … bested Princeton[apos]s Stephen Moch 5-2 and Philip Dershwitz 5-1 … logged a duet of 5-3 wins against Cameron Lindsay and Daniel Wolfson of Stanford … out-touched Cal Tech[apos]s Harrison Miller 5-1 … was 1-2 against UC-San Diego bouters but again went undefeated against North Carolina … versus the Tar Heels, logged matching 5-2 scores in all three bouts … down in Durham, was 6-3 at the Duke Duals before going undefeated at home in the Notre Dame Duals … blanked Lawrence[apos]s Ian Pelton 5-0 … finished the day with two wins against Air Force … at Midwestern Fencing Conference (MFC) Championships, finished in eighth place, good for second-team All-MFC accolades … at NCAA Midwest Regional, finished second in the men[apos]s sabre field behind fellow Irish teammate John Hallsten … tied Hallsten in round robin play with a 12-1 record, but narrowly lost the fence-off, 5-4 … earned a monogram.
AS A JUNIOR: Tied for third place in a field of 72 competitors at the Midwest Fencing Conference Championships … logged a pool play record of 5-0, outpointing the opposition with a +17 indicator (25-8) … lost a heartbreaking 14-15 decision to eventual conference champion Rhys Douglas of Ohio State … placed 14th in the sabre at the NCAA Championships to narrowly miss All-America recognition … finished with a 31-16 regular season record … achieved a perfect 10-0 effort at the Air Force Duals to assist the sabre team to four 9-0 victories … battled toward a 5-4 finish over Douglas (No. 1 Ohio State), who ultimately finished 13th at the NCAA Championships, during the St. John[apos]s Duals … earned a signature win over Aleksander Ochocki, a two-time national sabre champion and four-time All-American from No. 4 Penn State, 5-3 during an overall 8-6 performance at the St. John[apos]s Duals … helped the sabre team edge out No. 9 Columbia 5-4 with bout victories over Michael Josephs (5-2) and Mel Rodriguez (5-1) at the NYU Duals for an overall record of 4-5 … contributed a 4-0 record at the Notre Dame Duals, which included bout triumphs over Illinois, Wayne State and Indiana … finished the season 5-5 at the Northwestern Duals with wins over Eugene Chung (5-2) and Timothy Evans (5-1) from No. 8 Duke.
AS A SOPHOMORE: Finished second year with the Irish with a record of 22-15 in sabre … earned second monogram … opened the year with a 7-4 mark at the NYU Invitational … posted perfect 2-0 records against Yale and Columbia, while going 1-0 against Stevens Tech … clinched the sabre victory against Yale with a final-touch victory over Nathaniel Benzimra, 5-4 … also clinched the sabre win against Columbia in the following match, knocking off Billy Fink 5-2 … lone win against Stevens Tech came after defeating David Gordon 5-1 … registered a total of five wins the next day at the St. John[apos]s Challenge, including starting off with 2-1 showings against both Ohio State and Penn State … took down NCAA participant Rhys Douglas (5-4) and Nicholas Kotz (5-4) in the opener against the Buckeys before defeating NCAA participant Aleksander Ochocki (5-3) and Bobby Thompson (5-1) in the next match against the Nittany Lions … the victory over Thompson also clinched the sabre victory for the Irish … did not compete for the Irish at the home Notre Dame Duals, but returned to the strip the following day at the Northwestern Duals and pieced together a 6-4 record … recorded one victory against Northwestern in first match of the day, clinching the sabre victory with a 5-1 decision over Craig Limoli … took down both Jeremy Klepner (5-2) and Max Murphy (5-1) of Stanford in the second match … stayed home for the regular season finale, posting a record of 4-0 at the Irish Duals which included going 2-0 against Chicago and 1-0 against both Illinois and Michigan State … took down Colin Nemec of Illinois (5-1) and Patrick Rapp of Michigan State (5-2) … the victory over Rapp also proved to be the overall match clincher for the Irish … earned a share of third place at the opening postseason event, the Midwest Fencing Conference Championships … reached the semifinals of direct elimination before falling to teammate Barron Nydam, 15-8 … earned first team all-MFC distinction for first time in career as a result … also helped sabre unit claim the team weapon crown the following day … ended postseason with an eighth-place result at the NCAA Midwest Regionals, claiming a 3-6 pool play record.
AS A FRESHMAN: Tallied a 25-15 record at the close of his rookie season … started off his Irish career with a 9-6 record at the NYU Invitational, clinching a victory over Columbia[apos]s Billy Fink (5-3) and posting a perfect 2-0 record in the match with Stevens Tech … recorded a 5-5 tally at the St. John[apos]s Challenge, posting two victorious bouts against Columbia … recorded 10 victories and only four losses at the Northwestern Duals, nabbing three consecutive victorious bouts versus Princeton while also clinching the win over the Tigers … took eighth at the Midwest Fencing Conference Championships, downing Northwestern[apos]s David Xue 15-10 (round of 64), Case Western[apos]s Alex Wijango 15-11 (round of 32) and Ohio State[apos]s Michael Douville 15-10 (round of 16) before falling to Ohio State[apos]s Max Steams 15-4 in the quarterfinals … placed sixth at the NCAA Midwest Regionals, defeating Jakub Gibczynski, 15-14, in a hard-fought duel before falling to teammate Barron Nydam.
PREP & PERSONAL: Attended Ridge High School in Basking Ridge, N.J., while fencing with the Morris Fencing Club as a sabreist under the direction of Slava Danilov … earned a runner-up result at the North American Cup A in the Under-16 division in 2007 … also earned top-10 finishes at the 2007 Junior Olympics Under-17 division (eighth) and the 2007 Summer Nationals Under-16 flight (sixth) … has been ranked as high as 134th in the junior circuit rankings according to the FIE standings … has earned two top-25 results in international competition, placing 22nd at the Ciudad de Logrono in Logrono, Spain, in 2008 and then finishing 23rd at the World Cup in Sosnowiec, Poland in 2009 … son of David and Lillian Choy … brother, Phil, fenced for the U.S. Air Force Academy … graduated from the Mendoza College of Business with a degree in finance in May 2013.
Choy[apos]s Career Record