Manting Lao
Manting Lao
Height: 5-8
Year: So.
Hometown: Columbus, Ohio
High School: Upper Arlington
Position: Epee
Major: Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

2013-14: Overall record: 9-13...NFC record: 6-7...finished 19th at The Big One Invitational (11/2)...was fifth in the "C" pool of the New England Championship (2/22) with a record of 7-6...swept Boston University, went 2-1 against Wellesley, and tacked on a win over Sacred Heart en route to a 6-7 ledger at the NFC season opener (11/16)...posted a 2-1 performance versus Duke and added a victory over Air Force at the Duke Invitational (2/9)...generated a 2-1 total versus Brandeis in addition to a win against Harvard for a 3-6 outing at the Beanpot (2/12).

2012-13: Overall record: 3-14...NFC record: 2-4...finished 40th at The Big One Invitational (11/3)...was fifth in the "C" pool of the New England Championship (2/23) with a ledger of 8-5...went 1-1 against Boston University in the first NFC competition of the season (11/17)...defeated an opponent from Smith at the second NFC outing (1/26) her only appearance at the Eric Sollee Invitational (2/3) she defeated her foe from Yeshiva.

Off the Fencing Strip at MIT: Majoring in electrical engineering and computer science with a concentration in theater arts...research assistant for Professor Susan Solomon, studying the phaseout of CFCs prior to and following the Montreal Protocol...was a summer research assistant at SEAri creating computer games to teach the main ideas of systems engineering...National Merit Scholarship...publicity chair of the MIT Student Branch of IEEE/ACM...EECS Freshman Pre-orientation Program counselor.

High School: A 2012 graduate of Upper Arlington High School...finished third in women's sabre at the 2010 Ohio High School Championship...captured first place in the U17 Junior Olympic Qualifier...placed eighth in the Epee Battle of the Blade Tournament...National Honor Society...Cum Laude Society...National Merit Society...Math Club leader for 2011 Intel ISEF finalist of Chinese Club...Mock Trial team leader...Student Ambassador...math and physics tutor for Link Crew...secretary and treasurer of the Photography Club...served as social media presentation representative for the local police department...2010 Governor's Award for Energy Research...mayoral commendation for 2011 Intel ISEF research project.