Ohio State set to compete in Evanston, Ill.
Ohio State fencing completes competition with ten top-10 finishes
Blais Belanger and Merza claim top prize for Ohio State fencing
Buckeyes host annual event at French Field House
Ohio State sent 30 fencers to battle in Cleveland tournament
2013-14 (Junior Season): Earned a ninth place finish at the 2014 NCAA Championship after a fifth place finish at Midwest Regionals...garnered a second place finish at Midwest Fencing Conference Championships...totaled 64 wins for the season...OSU Scholar Athlete.
2011-12 (Freshman Season): Posted 25 wins in the regular season, proving to be a serviceable member of the women's sabre unit ... earned a season-high 10 wins at NYU Invitational Jan. 21 ... tied for third at the Midwest Fencing Conference championships ... finished fourth at Midwest Regional.
Prior to Ohio State: Member of US World Cup team from 2007-11 ... silver medalist at Youth Olympic Games in Singapore.
Personal: Daughter of Bassam and Blana Merza ... has one sibling, Sarah.