UND Roster

2019-20 Fencing Roster

Robert Wong

Foil


Height 5-11
Class Junior
Hometown Chappaqua, NY
High School Horace Greeley
Bio

AS A JUNIOR:

  • Ended the season with an 11-13 record after competing at the Elite Invitational, St. John’s Invitational and Philadelphia Invitational.
  • Season best performance came at the Philly Invite after going 4-2 on the day
  • 56-32 career record after three seasons

AS A SOPHOMORE:

  • Opened the year with a runner-up finish at the Penn State Garret Open
  • Went 22-11 in dual competitions
  • Went 9-0 at the DeCicco Duals
  • Improved career record to 45-19
  • Earned the team’s John Crikelair Award for leadership in men’s foil

AS A FRESHMAN:

  • Finished his first season with the Irish posting a 23-8 record
  • Won 16 straight through the NYU Invitational (3-0) and DeCicco Duals (13-0)
  • Concluded the season at the Northwestern Duals where he posted a 6-3 record

PREP AND PERSONAL:

  • Graduated from Horace Greeley High School in spring 2017
  • Coached by former two time Olympian Slava Grigoriev at Fencing Academy of Westchester
  • Scored his highest Division I finish in 2016 at the Division I Championship in eighth place
  • Scored his highest at the International Cadet Circuit, placing seventh in Italy 2015 and finishing in eighth place in Germany 2016. Finished in the top 10 in Hungary 2015
  • Scored his highest at 2015 National Championship, medaling 6th place in Cadet
  • Scored his highest at 2014 Super Youth 14, snaring gold
  • In high school, was a peer leader, soccer captain, member of the Cum Laude Society and an AP Scholar with distinction
  • Son of Bill Wong and Mi Chung
  • Both younger siblings, Sophia and Jackson, are current fencers at his former fencing club
  • Friends and family call him Bobby
  • Pursuing a double major in economics and film, television and theatre