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Luona Wang
Position: Foil
Year: Freshman
Hometown: Vestavia Hills, Ala.
High School: Vestavia Hills

2013-14: Placed 12th at the NCAA Fencing Championships with 12 bout wins out of 23 … Earned All-America Honorable Mention … Named as a captain … Ended the season 41-19, tied for season’s best foil record … Started season 4-2 at the Penn-Princeton Invitational, recording 2-1 marks against Princeton and Ohio State (11/23) … Had a 3-0 mark against Haverford at the Penn State Invitational (1/12) … Went 11-2 at the Philadelphia Invitational, including 3-0 marks against Northwestern and Temple (1/26) … Went 11-3 at the NU Duals the following weekend, including 3-0 marks against Wayne State and Notre Dame (2/1) … Recorded eight wins at the Ivy League Round Robins (2/8-9) with a 3-0 mark against Yale … Placed 5th at the 2014 NCAA Mid-Atlantic/South Regional.

2012-13: Placed fifth in the 2013 NCAA Championships, winning 16 out of 23 bouts (3/23-24) … Earned second-team All-America honors … Academic All-Ivy ... Philadelphia Inquirer Academic All-Area ... Placed fourth at the NCAA Mid-Atlantic/South Regional (3/9) … Finished her season with a 39-12 record … Began the year with the individual foil title at the Garret Open (11/4), the first Penn foilist to win the event since 1979 … Began the team season with a 9-0 record over three bouts at the Vassar Invitational (12/1) … Later went 7-0 in three bouts at the Eric Sollee Invitational (2/3) … Led Penn to a first-place finish in foil at the U.S. Collegiate Weapon Squad Championships (2/24) ... Went a perfect 3-0 in a total of seven bouts, most recently against Yale (3/2) … Achieved the best overall record among Penn fencers with an 11-7 showing at the Ivy League Round-Robins.

2011-12:
National runner-up in women's foil...First women's fencer to reach a national championship bout since 1986...First Team All-America...First Team All-Ivy...NCAA Championships qualifier after placing third at the NCAA Mid-Atlantic Regionals...Finished season with an overall record of 41-7...Went 10-1 at the Philadelphia Invitational (1/21)...Followed that with another 10-1 performance, this time at the Penn State Invitational (1/28)...Finished 8-1 at the Eric Sollee Invitational (2/4)...13 wins at the Ivy League Round-Robins, including 3-0 records against Columbia and Yale (2/11-12).

High School: Finished in Top 32 of the St. Petersburg Grand Prix, Junior World Cup bronze medalist in 2010..Junior Olympic silver medalist in 2008...Youth 14 Champion, Division I bronze medalist and Cadel World Cup Champion in 2007.

Personal: Daughter of Yuanjing Wang and Hongyun Sun...Enrolled in the College of Arts and Sciences... High school teammate of Penn fencer Wendy Zhao.


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