Helen Sakharova
Helen Sakharova
Height: 5-6
Year: So.
Hometown: Ridgewood, N.J.
High School: Bergen County Academies
Position: Epee
Events: Epee
Major: Computer Science and Molecular Biology

2016-17: NCAA Elite 90 Award … CoSIDA Academic All-America At-Large second team … CoSIDA Academic All-District … NFC All-Star first team … overall record: 59-17 … NFC record: 23-3 … finished 24th at the NCAA Championship (3/26) … ranked eighth at the NCAA Northeast Regional Championship (3/12) … captured first place at the New England Championship (3/4) … placed sixth at The Big One Invitational (11/5). [INDIVIDUAL RESULTS]

2015-16: NFC all-star second team ... overall record: 45-14 ... NFC record: 19-5 ... placed 12th at the NCAA Northeast Regional Championship (3/13) ... captured first place at the New England Championship (2/20) and The Big One Invitational (11/7). [INDIVIDUAL RESULTS]

Off the Fencing Strip at MIT: Majoring in computer science and molecular biology ... was an intern in the neuroscience laboratory at the University of Chile – BNI through MISTI ... conducted a UROP in Dr. Nedivi’s Lab ... MIT Solar Electric Vehicle Team.

High School: A 2015 graduate of Bergen County Academies ... Honor Roll ... National Merit Scholarship ... Model UN ... Kite Club founder and president ... conducted surgical and microbiological research ... Ichthyological research internship at the American Museum of Natural History.

Club: Fencers Club ... fifth place cadet women’s epee (North American Cup, October 2013) ... sixth place junior women’s epee and seventh place cadet women’s epee (North American Cup, July 2013) ... 25th place Grenoble epee cadet (2013 European Cup).