Jennifer Ling

2015: Placed 22nd in women’s saber at the NCAA Fencing Championships as a freshman … captured fourth at the NCAA Mid-Atlantic/South Regional to record the highest finish among the Duke women … finished sixth at the ACC Championships … logged a 51-16 record during her rookie season in Durham … led all Duke fencers in wins (51) … notched a season-high 15 wins at both the Philadelphia Invitational and the Eric Sollee Invitational, going 15-2 and 15-3, respectively … kicked off her college career with an 11-6 performance at the Western Invitational … went 7-2 during the team portion of the ACC Championships … won three of her six bouts at the Duke Meet.

Prep: Lettered four years in fencing at West Windsor-Plainsboro High School South in Princeton Junction, N.J. … captain of her high school fencing team in 2013 and 2014 … placed 10th in the Junior Women’s saber event in the 2014 Junior Olympics ... took fifth at NJISAA State Individual Tournament in 2014 ... placed 16th in the Cadet Women’s saber event in the 2013 Junior Olympics ... took 28th at the 2013 Arizona Junior World Cup ... placed seventh at the NJISAA State Individual Tournament in 2012 ... claimed 13th at the 2012 November North American Cup in St. Louis, Mo., for Cadet Women’s Saber … also figure skated competitively for eight years … an AP Scholar with Honor … volunteered at the Plainsboro Preserve … plays the Gu Zheng, a Chinese musical instrument.

Personal: The daughter of Dawei Ling and Hsiao Jin Chu … born Aug 18, 1996 in Norwalk, Conn. … has one brother, Jonathan.

CAREER STATS

YEAR  RECORD   WIN %   ACC   REGIONAL   NCAA 
2014 51-16 .761 6th 4th 22nd
TOTAL   51-16 .761