Fencing

Rhys Douglas

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Scottsdale, Ariz.

High School:
Desert Mountain

Position:
Sabre

Rhys Douglas

11/23/2014

Six Buckeyes Garner Medals at the Garrett Penn State Open

Ohio State fencing completes competition with ten top-10 finishes

11/16/2014

Ohio State Fencing Completes Competition at OSU Invitational

Blais Belanger and Merza claim top prize for Ohio State fencing

11/13/2013

Buckeyes Compete in Division I NAC

Ohio State sent 30 fencers to battle in Cleveland tournament

10/14/2013

Buckeyes face fierce competition at Elite Exhibition Match

Fighting Irish come out on top over the Scarlet and Grey

03/28/2013

Ohio State Scholar-Athletes to Be Recognized Monday

Outstanding student-athletes will be honored at 46th annual Scholar-Athlete Dinner

2013-14 (Senior Season): Finished in first place at the Midwest Regionals to qualify for the 2014 NCAA Fencing Championships...earned a 17th place finish at the event...garnered a gold medal at the Midwest Fencing Conference Championships...OSU Scholar Athlete.

2012-13 (Junior Season): Did not face varsity competition ... went undefeated at the OSU Duals by winning all 21 bouts ... OSU Scholar-Athlete.

2011-12 (Sophomore Season): Earned an at-large berth to the NCAA championships with a second-place finish at the Midwest Regional ... claimed 12 wins in the qualifying rounds at the NCAAs to finish 13th ... earned his second Midwest Fencing Conference championship by overcoming teammate Max Stearns in the final bout ... finished the regular season with 31 wins, including a unit-best 15 at the NYU Invitational Jan. 15 ... OSU Scholar-Athlete ... Academic All-Big Ten.


2010-11 (Freshman Season): Finished Top 10 at NCAA Championships with 13 victories, placing 10th ... one of four Buckeyes to earn gold at Midwest Fencing Conference Championships ... took bronze at Midwest Regional Qualifier ... led men's sabre unit with 34 victories, including a team-high 15 wins at NYU Duals ... took seventh at Cincinnati, Ohio, and 26th at Dallas, Texas, North American Cups.


Prior to Ohio State: Ranked fifth in juniors and 12th in seniors in the United States ... took bronze at both the Fencing Summer Nationals in the junior competition in 2010 and in the junior tournament in Dijon, France, in 2009.


Personal: Son of Pia and Adrian Douglas ... has one sister, Marwenna, and a twin brother, Ewan, who is also on the Ohio State fencing team ... has been fencing for seven years ... hopes to enter law school following graduation from Ohio State ... enjoys playing tennis, squash and racquetball.

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