Chen Places Eighth to Lead Blue Jays
Couch Breaks JHU Career and Single-Season Wins Records
Chen Wins Sabre Title; Named Sabre Fencer of the Year
Johns Hopkins Goes 9-2 Over the Weekend
Blue Jays Go 2-3 at Philadelphia Invitational
2015-16: Named Second Team EWFC • finished with a record of 61-42 • ranked second on Epee squad in wins • 61 wins rank 10th in school single-season history • finished in 18th place (9-6) at Garret Open • won six bouts at Elite Invitational • led the team with nine wins (9-0) at Blue Jay Invitational • went 10-4 at EWFC Team Championship • finished sixth at EWFC Individual Championship • won eight bouts at Philadelphia Invitational • went a combined 4-2 versus Yale and Incarnate Word • placed 17th at NCAA Regional.
2014-15: Finished with 72-27 record • led team and Epee squad with 72 wins • 72 wins rank third best in school single-season history in the Epee • First Team All-EWFC selection and EWFC Epee Fencer of the Year • placed 11th out of 92 with a 10-2 record at Temple Open • led Epee squad with 10 wins at Brandeis Invitational • went 3-0 and clinched win versus Brandeis; won all three bouts versus Brown at Brandeis • won nine bouts at Philadelphia Invitational • led Epee squad with 10-5 record at Fairleigh Dickinson Invitational • went 18-3 and earned 100th career win at EWFC Team Championship • went 4-0 and won second straight EWFC Epee title • placed 14th at NCAA Regional with 11-6 record.
2013-14: First Team All-EWFC selection and EWFC Epee Fencer of the Year • finished with a 57-25 record • led Epee squad and ranked fifth on team in wins • placed 10th with a 9-2 record at the Temple Open • won eight of nine bouts at the Johns Hopkins Invitational • won nine bouts at the Brandeis Invitational • won four bouts at the Philadelphia Invitational • went 9-3 in helping team to EWFC Championship • won all 14 bouts and won EWFC Epee title • placed 15th with a 4-6 record at the NCAA Regional.
Personal: Katherine Couch • named team Freshman of the Year • helped team to conference and district championships as well as state semifinals as a freshman • led Epee squad to district and state championships, finished seventh in state championship and went 25-6 in dual meets as a sophomore • led team to 14-3 record as well as conference and district championships as a sophomore • captained Epee squad, named second team all-state and placed fourth at district and state championships as a junior • led team to district and conference championships and second-place finish at state championship as a junior • posted a 33-6 record in dual meets as a junior • captained team to conference and district championships, 14-2 record and second-place finish at the state championship as a senior • won district Epee championship while finishing fourth at the state championships and earning first team all-state honors as a senior • went 34-5 in dual meets and named team MVP as a senior • also ran track and field • Girl Scout and Gold Award recipient • flute section leader of high school marching band • member of NJ Regional Choir in 2010-11 • member of wind ensemble as a junior and senior and played at Carnegie Hall • majoring in public health.