Ohio State sent 30 fencers to battle in Cleveland tournament
Fighting Irish come out on top over the Scarlet and Grey
Fencing extends undefeated streak ten consecutive years
Outstanding student-athletes will be honored at 46th annual Scholar-Athlete Dinner
Buckeyes record 12th-consecutive Top 5 finish at the event
2012-13 (Sophomore Season): Led the women's sabre Buckeyes with 47 regular season wins ... made her debut at the NCAA Championships, finishing 18th ... secured the gold medal at the Midwest Regional ... finished sixth at the Midwest Conference Championships, earning Second Team All-American status ... played a key role on the women's sabre squad that won the silver medal at the U.S. Squad Championships ... 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.