UNC Fencing Bio
 Matthew Garrelick
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Majoring in mathematical decision sciences

Fencing at UNC: In his second year as a member of the men's sabre squad ... Qualified for NCAA Championships in 2016, placing 22nd overall ... Placed 11th at 2016 NCAA Regionals ... Named to the 2016 All-ACC Academic Team

Before UNC: Graduate of Seton Hall Preparatory School ... Started fencing the summer before his junior year of high school after he was sidelined from track by a hip injury ... Ran track as a freshman, finishing first in the 4x400 freshman/sophomore relay at the Millburn Relays and second in the 4x400 freshman relay at Morris Hills relay ... Graduated as an A.P. Scholar with Distinction ... Msgr. Thomas J. Tuohy Award for maintaining 4.0+ GPA all four years ... Volunteer at Essex County Environmental Center ... Worked as a golf caddy

More on Garrelick: Son of Linda and Robert Garrelick ... Has one brother ... Favorite pastimes are hiking, basketball and board games ... Favorite sport other than fencing is football ... Favorite movie is Wedding Crashers ... Athlete he most admires is Bo Jackson ... After undergrad, plans to go on to graduate school ... Dream job is one that allows him to travel frequently ... Little-known talent is his jumpshot

Position: Sabre/Right Hand
Height: 6'0"
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Cedar Grove, N.J.
High School: Seton Hall Prep
Major: Mathematical Decision Sciences
UNC North Carolina Fencing


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