Rising Senior is the First, First Team Academic All-American in Program History
First Johns Hopkins Fencers Selected since 2001
Blue Jays Finish the Season in Durham
Blue Jays Also Claim Foil and Sabre Titles
Austin and Maddox Lead Blue Jays with Eight Wins Each
Statistically Speaking: Ranks 33rd in school history in career total wins (193) and 17th in Foil wins (183).
2014-15: First Team CoSIDA Academic All-American • First Team CoSIDA Academic All-District • finished 57-17, second most wins on Foil squad • tied for third (out of 83) with an 11-2 record at the Temple Open • led the Foil squad with seven wins at the Brandeis Invitational • went 3-0 versus Boston College and MIT at Brandeis • led Epee squad with eight wins (8-3) at Philadelphia Invitational • won five of six bouts versus Duke and North Carolina • went 7-1 in home MACFA round robin • won three bouts in MACFA round robin at Navy • placed second and had a combined record of 15-1 to help Johns Hopkins win MACFA Championship • finished in 31st place at NCAA Regional.
2013-14: Team captain • finished with an overall record of 80-29 • went 70-24 in Foil and 10-5 in Epee • ranked second on Foil squad in wins (70) and second overall on the team in total wins (80) • placed eighth with a 10-2 record at the Temple Open • went 7-4 at the Johns Hopkins Invitational • posted an 8-7 record at the Brandeis Invitational • won 10 of 12 bouts at the Philadelphia Invitational and 13 of 15 at the Duke Invitational • earned 100th career win at Duke • fenced Epee and went 10-5 at the Drew Invitational • went 10-2 at the Maryland Invitational • posted an 11-2 record in helping team win the MACFA Championship • finished 27th with a 1-3 record at the NCAA Regional.
2012-13: Finished with a 56-33 record • ranked second on the Foil squad and fifth overall in wins • placed 18th with an 8-2 record in collegiate debut at Temple Open • went 6-2 at the Haverford Invitational • won eight bouts at the Brandeis Invitational • won six bouts at the Philadelphia Invitational • posted a 6-4 record at the Duke Invitational • won six of seven bouts at the Johns Hopkins Invitational • placed seventh with an 11-3 record in helping team win the MACFA Championship • placed 20th with a 4-6 record at the NCAA Regional.
Personal: Glenn Balbus • son of Debra and Andrew Balbus • led team to 16-0 record in each of four seasons in high school • went 38-1 as a senior • three-time national finalist in various men’s foil events • AP Scholar • interned with Turner Construction at Madison Square Garden • majoring in mechanical engineering.