UND Roster

2015-16 Fencing Roster

Mitchell Kokko

Foil


Height 5'8''
Class Freshman
Hometown Madison, MS
High School Culver Academies
Bio

PREP AND PERSONAL: Graduated from Culver Academies (Culver, Ind.) in May 2015 … graduated with the rank of Captain, having served as Battalion Commander and Regimental Adjutant … awarded the Meritorious Achievement Medal, Culver’s highest honor, upon graduation … earned four letters in fencing, two in lacrosse and one in cross country … picked up fencing after medical issues ended his cross country career … helped lead Culver’s foil squad to first undefeated fencing season as a sophomore, as well as a Midwest Conference Championship … selected as squad captain as a junior while leading the team to its second undefeated season and another conference championship … led team to a runner-up conference finish as a senior captain … held position of fencing representative on the Student-Athlete Advisory Council … supplemented athletic exploits with entrepreneurial instincts … launched company, Menerva International Advising, at age 18, which was selected as a finalist in the U.S.-Spain Business Competition and a Catapult Incubator for Young Entrepreneurs Company … attended the same high school as current men’s lacrosse sophomore Pierre Byrne and senior Kyle Trolley, women’s lacrosse sophomore Rory Byrne, and rowing senior Carson Canonie … son of Ken and Katie Kokko … older brother to Kirsti and Isabel … father ran cross country at Dartmouth … full name is Mitchell Juha Scott Kokko … enrolled in the First Year of Studies with plans to major in business.