AS A SOPHOMORE IN 2011-12
Tied for third in women's sabre at the IFCSC Individual Championships (2/11-2/12) ... Placed seventh at the NCAA West Regionals (3/10) ... Began season competing in both women's foil and sabre at the 16th Annual BladeRunner, placing 14th and 20th, respectively (10/29-10/30) ... Finished in eighth at UC Irvine-hosted Collegiate Open in sabre (11/6).
AS A FRESHMAN IN 2010-11
Finished 10th at the Collegiate Open in women's foil to begin the season (10/24) ... Competed in women's foil at the 15th Annual BladeRunner (11/13-11/14).
A 2009 graduate of Mission San Jose High School in Fremont ... Competed in club soccer from 2000 to 2009.
Born Dec. 16, 1991 in Fremont ... Parents are Manju Kanthilal and Kanti Bhabuthmal ... Has one older sister named Manisha, and one younger sister named Anjali ... Manisha was a member of the UCSD women's crew team ... Favorite team is the San Francisco 49ers ... Favorite movies are the Harry Potter series ... Is a physiology and neuroscience major and psychology minor at Warren College ... Greatest UCSD moment was when she got accepted into the Gordon Scholar Engineering Leadership Program ... Making it to regionals in her sophomore year and beating an A-rated fencer from
Stanford is her most memorable fencing moment ... Enjoys singing and reading ... Hopes to go to graduate school and work at a start-up company after graduation ... Rafael Nadal, Nastia Liukin and Sasha Cohen are among her favorite athletes ... Maroon 5's Payphone is playing on her iPod ... Could eat enchiladas for the rest of her life if she had to ... Considers her family, her junior high science teacher and high school drama teacher among her greatest influences ... Is an avid traveler.