AS A SOPHMORE IN 2012-13
Began the season with a third place finish as part of a podium sweep in men's sabre at the Collegiate Open, hosted by Caltech (10/28) ... Finished in 11th place in men's sabre at the 17th Annual Bladerunner Tournament at RIMAC (11/04) ... Placed 40th of 136 in Junior Saber at the North American Cup in Virginia ... Had a 5-1 record in sabre at the Western Invitational in Pasadena (1/13) ... Finished in 3rd place in men's sabre as part of a podium sweep at the IFCSC Individual Championships held at Pomona (2/10) ... Finished in 9th place at the NCAA West Regional (3/9).
AS A FRESHMAN IN 2011-12
Made Triton debut with an 18th-place finish in men's sabre at the 16th Annual BladeRunner Tournament, winning four of six matches in his pool prior to narrowly losing, 15-13, in the Table of 64 (10/29-10/30) ... Reached Gold Medal Bout in Direct Elimination Round of men's sabre against fellow Triton Bryson Abilay in UCSD podium sweep after going undefeated in his pool (5-0) at the Collegiate Open, hosted at UC Irvine (11/6) ... Dealt twin brother, Billy Meckling of Notre Dame, his only loss in a 5-1 victory in men's sabre at the NCAA West Invitational, hosted by Air Force (1/7-1/8) ... Placed second in men's sabre at the IFCSC Individual Championships, where he won six of nine pool matches, including his last four, prior to losing by a point, 15-14, to UCSD sabreist Nick Bartuzik in the Gold Medal Bout of the Direct Elimination Round (2/11-2/12) ... Closed the book on the season with a sixth-place showing, second among Tritons, in men's sabre at the NCAA West Regionals (3/10-3/11).
A 2011 graduate from Regis Jesuit High School in Aurora, Colo. ... Competed for the Fencing Acadamy of Denver ... Also played soccer.
Born July 17, 1993 in Los Angeles ... Parents are William Meckling and Virginia Laahs ... Has a twin brother named Billy and younger sister named Megan ... Billy competes in fencing at Notre Dame ... A structural engineering major at Warren College ... Roots for the Broncos ... Favorite movie franchise is The Lord of the Rings ... Bruce Springsteen can be found playing on his iPod ... Enjoys reading in his spare time.