UCSD Fencing BIO
 Bryson Abilay

AS A SENIOR IN 2013-14
Kicked off the season with a seventh place finish at the San Diego Open (10/27) ... Captured a silver medal at the 18th Annual BladeRunner Tournament (11/17) ... Helped the men's sabre squad win a bronze medal at the North American Cup in Virginia Beach (1/18) ... Rounded out season with a sixth place finish at NCAA West Regionals (3/8).

AS A JUNIOR IN 2012-13
Began the season with a second place finish as part of a podium sweep at the Collegiate Open, hosted by Caltech (10/28) ... Finished seventh at the 17th BladeRunner Tournament at RIMAC Arena (11/4) ... Helped contribute to a ninth place finish at the North American Cup in Virginia ... Finished third at the IFCSC Indvidual Championships (2/10) ... Placed sixth overall at the NCAA West Regionals (3/9).

Began season with an 11th place finish at 16th Annual BladeRunner Tournament at RIMAC Arena (10/30) ... Won gold at the UC Irvine-hosted Collegiate Open as part of podium sweep in men's sabre (11/6) ... Went 15-1 at Mega Duals, hosted by UC Santa Barbara (11/19) ... Contributed a 10-8 record during the NCAA West Invitational, hosted by Air Force (1/8) ... Finished a respectable 31st out of 114 competitors in junior men's sabre and defeated the top-ranked fencer at the North American Cup in Portland, Ore. (1/16) ... Won six of nine matches in his pool at the IFCSC Individual Championships en route to a fifth-place finish overall (2/12) ... Part of first-place men's sabre squad at IFCSC Final Duals (2/26) ... Was eighth overall at the NCAA West Regionals (3/11).

Took first place at the Collegiate Open (10/24) ... Lost only one bout during the UC Irvine Duals, in which the men's team accumulated a 52-2 record (11/7) ... Placed third in UCSD's podium sweep of men's sabre at the IFCSC Championships, earning a 30-6 record (2/26).

A 2010 graduate of San Mateo High School in San Mateo ... Recorded personal bests of 55.4 and 42.7 seconds in the 400m and 300 hurdles, respectively, as part of the track and field team ... Also part of Peninsula Fencing Academy (2009-10), competing in various USFA competitions (2003-10).

Born May 31, 1992 in San Mateo ... Parents are Jonathan Abilay and Patricia Lim, both of whom attended UC Davis ... Has a younger brother named Christopher ... A biochemistry and cell biology major at Marshall College ... Favorite sports teams are the San Francisco Giants and 49ers as well as the Golden State Warriors ... V for Vendetta is his favorite movie ... Enjoys listening to music as well as playing board games and tennis, watching movies and reading in his spare time.
Position: Sabre
Year: Senior
City/State: Foster City, CA
High School: San Mateo HS
College: Marshall
Major: Biochemistry/Cell Biology
Experience: 3 Letters
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