UND Roster

2019-20 Fencing Roster

Zachary Cheng

Epee


Height 6-2
Class Senior
High School Normal Community
Hometown Bloomington, IL
Bio

AS A SENIOR

  • Finished his final season with the Irish with a 21-3 record after competing at the DeCicco Duals and the Northwestern duals
  • Had his best performance of the season at the DeCicco Duals after going 14-1 over the weekend
  • Ended his career with a 69-13 overall record

AS A JUNIOR

  • Opened the season with a 29th-place finish at the Penn State Garret Open
  • Went 16-2 in dual bouts, competing exclusively at the DeCicco Duals
  • Improved to 48-10 in career

AS A SOPHOMORE

  • Went 25-4 on the season, competing at three events
  • Posted a record of 3-1 at the NYU Invitational
  • Finished 15-1 at the DeCicco Duals and 7-2 at the Northwestern Invitational

AS A FRESHMAN

  • Fenced at the DeCicco Duals and Northwestern Duals, posting a 7-4 overall record
  • Went 6-1 at DeCicco Duals

PREP AND PERSONAL

  • Graduated from Normal Community High School in May 2016
  • Fenced independently in Peoria, Illinois, and Chicago with coaches Elsayed Emara, Vladimir Lapshin and Marek Stepien
  • Son of Fang Li (mother) and Hoi Cheng (father)
  • Has an older sister, Reanne
  • Majoring in neuroscience and behavior