2016 Graduate is Sixth Selection in School History
Senior is First Fencer in JHU History to Earn Honor
Balbus Repeats First Team Honors
Annual Department Awards Presented
Hopkins Upsets Ninth-Ranked Duke
2015-16: Finished with a record of 54-25• ranked third on the Foil squad in wins • tied for ninth (9-1) out of 77 at Temple Open • earned 200th overall career win at Temple • placed 20th (6-1) at Garret Open • went 5-3 at MACFA round robin • reached 200 career Foil wins in win over Army • won nine bouts at Brandeis Invitational • won all three bouts versus Boston College and MIT, also clinched Foil team’s win over Brown • picked up seven wins at Duke • won five of six bouts at JHU Invitational • went unbeaten (6-0) at Navy • went 7-2 at Philadelphia Invitational.
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.