UNC Fencing Bio
 Connor Ritchey
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Working toward a double major in management & society and economics

Fencing at UNC: Is in his second year on the team ... Co-captain of the men's sabre squad ... Qualified for 2016 NCAA Regionals and finished 14th in the men's sabre field

Before UNC: Graduate of Faith Christian Academy ... Fenced throughout high school after picking up the sport at age 7 ... Division III National Champion in 2012 ... Member of teams that won two gold medals at Cadet World Cups

More on Ritchey: Son of Greta and Clark Walker and Jen and Jim Ritchey ... His mother, Greta Walker, played tennis at Baylor ... Has a younger brother and a younger sister ... Favorite pastime is sharing memes on Facebook ... Favorite sport other than fencing is UNC basketball ...Loves Chinese food and makes it a point to seek it out at every competition ... Fun fact is that he participated in musicals throughout high school ... Athlete he admires most is Peyton Manning ... After graduation, would like to be an economic analyst or coach fencing while pursuing an advanced degree

Position: Sabre/Left Hand
Height: 6'1"
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Denver, Colo.
High School: Faith Christian Academy
Major: Management & Society/Economics
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