UCSD Fencing BIO
 Peter Meckling

AS A JUNIOR IN 2013-14
Started the year with a fifth place finish at the San Diego Open (10/27) ... Placed third at the 18th Annual BladeRunner Tournament (11/17) ... Helped the Tritons to a 23-13 record in sabre at the Western Invitational (1/11) ... Secured a bronze medal at the North American Cup in Virginia Beach (1/18) ... Contributed to a 23-4 record in sabre at the South/South Duals (2/8) ... Finished the season with a seventh place finish at the NCAA West Regional (3/08).

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 at the 17th Annual Bladerunner Tournament at RIMAC Arena (11/4) ... Placed 40th of 136 competitors in Junior Saber at the North American Cup in Virginia ... Had a 5-1 record at the Western Invitational in Pasadena (1/13) ... Placed third as part of a podium sweep at the IFCSC Individual Championships (2/10) ... Finished ninth at the NCAA West Regional (3/9).

Made Triton debut with an 18th place finish at the 16th Annual BladeRunner Tournament (10/30) ... Reached gold medal bout against fellow Triton Bryson Abilay in UCSD podium sweep after going undefeated in his pool (5-0) at the Collegiate Open (11/6) ... Dealt twin brother, Billy Meckling of Notre Dame, his only loss at the NCAA West Invitational (1/8) ... Placed second at the IFCSC Individual Championships (2/12) ... Closed the book on the season with a sixth place showing at the NCAA West Regionals (3/11).

A 2011 graduate of Regis Jesuit High School in Aurora, Colo. ... Competed for the Fencing Acadamy of Denver ... Also played soccer for the Raiders.

Born July 20, 1993 in Los Angeles ... Parents are William Meckling and Virginia Laahs ... Has a twin brother named Billy and younger sister named Megan ... Billy is a fencer at Notre Dame ... A structural engineering major at Warren College ... Roots for the Denver Broncos ... Favorite movie franchise is the Lord of the Rings trilogy ... A Bruce Springsteen fan ... Enjoys reading in his spare time.

Position: Sabre
Year: Senior
City/State: Centennial, CO
High School: Regis Jesuit HS
College: Warren
Major: Structural Engineering
Experience: 3 Letters
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