Sixteen fencers sent to competition in Richmond, Va.
Winners will be revealed during annual Scholar-Athlete Dinner April 13
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
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.