UND Roster

2011-12 Fencing Roster

Nickolas Kubik

Foil


Class Sophomore
Hometown San Antonio, TX
High School Claudia Taylor Johnson HS
Bio

HONORS AND AWARDS:

MFC Foil Third-Place Finisher (2011)

First Team All-MFC (2011)

AS A FRESHMAN: Concluded first season with the Irish carrying a record of 17-7 in foil … opened up the season going 4-3 at the NYU Invitational … got first collegiate victory against Yale, defeating Jonathan Holbrook 5-2 … defeated Brandon Gnash of Stevens Tech, 5-3, in lone bout of the match … went 3-1 the following day at the St. John[apos]s Challenge, posting a perfect 3-0 ledger against Columbia … earned the foil clincher with a 5-0 decision over Abdhi Ramachandran … went 2-2 at the Notre Dame Duals, posting lone wins in matches against Wayne State and Florida … went 2-1 the following day at the Northwestern Duals, posting 1-0 marks against both UC San Diego and North Carolina … ended regular season with a perfect 6-0 showing at the Irish Duals, including going 3-0 in the finale against Michigan State … clinched the foil for the Irish in that match, defeating Will Bonner 5-3 … reached the semifinals at the Midwest Fencing Conference Championships in direct elimination play before falling to teammate Enzo Castellani (15-9) in the table of eight … helped Irish foil team capture the team weapon crown the following day.

PREP AND PERSONAL: Attended Johnson High School in San Antonio, Texas … competed at the Budapest World Cup … placed 12th in the Cadet Designated division in Samorin, Slovakia … finished 30th in junior men[apos]s foil at the 2010 Summer National Championships and was ranked as high as 20th in the junior national point standings … finished 10th in juniors at the NAC in Kansas City, Mo., in November [apos]09 … in December of [apos]08, placed 10th in Division I at the NAC in Colorado Springs, Colo. … member of fourth place Junior men[apos]s foil team at the [apos]08 National Championships in San Jose and was ranked 10th nationally in [apos]08 in final year of U-17 competition … placed 16th (out of over 230 fencers) at a designated Cadet event in Koblerz, Germany … brothers Mark and Steven, both former All-Americans, also fenced for the Irish … member of both the National Honor Society as well as German Club … son of Wendell and Jeana Kubik … father served as the former head coach at the Air Force Academy … currently enrolled in the Mendoza College of Business.

Kubik[apos]s Career Record

Year W L Pct. NCAA Finish
2011 17 7 .708