AS A FRESHMAN IN 2013-14
Started his collegiate career with a 14th-place finish in foil at the San Diego Open (10/27) ... Did not lose a single bout in foil at the North/South Duals (11/3) ... Contributed to a 26-10 record in foil at the Western Invitational (1/11) ... Had an impressive 22nd-place finish out of 173 competitors in the foil division at the North American Cup (1/19) in Virginia Beach, Va. ... Finished the weekend 19-8 individually as the UCSD foil squad upset third-ranked reigning national champion Princeton, No. 4 Notre Dame and No. 6 Ohio State at the Northwestern Invitational (2/1-2) in Evanston, Ill. ... Helped UCSD foil to a 24-3 record at the South/South Duals (2/8) ... Capped off an impressive season with a ninth-place finish at the NCAA West Regionals (3/8).
Competed for San Francisco Fencers' Club (SFFC) under head coach Oleksiy Fortunatov.
A 2013 graduate of Drew School in San Francisco ... Was a member of the Dragons' varsity golf team as a senior.
Born June 22, 1995 in San Francisco ... Parents are Alex and Annette Shulman, who both attended college in Kiev, Ukraine ... Has an older brother named Joshua ... Management science major at Roosevelt College ... Hopes to travel the world after earning his degree from UCSD ... Most memorable moment in fencing has been competing in Cabries, France, with his club team and placing ninth for the top finish by an American squad after being seeded 17th ... Favorite UCSD moment was the Northwestern Invitational in February of 2013 near Chicago, Ill., when the Triton foilists knocked off the likes of Notre Dame and Ohio State ... Is a diehard fan of the San Francisco 49ers ... List of favorite athletes includes Mario Balotelli, Colin Kaepernick, Andriy Shevchenko and Zlatan Ibrahimovic ... Step Brothers, Crazy, Stupid, Love, Beauty and the Beast and the Kill Bill movies are among his favorites ... Loves his mom's home cooking ... Is almost fluent in Mandarin Chinese.