Anitya Kumar

Epee

Player profile

  • Year Freshman
  • Hometown Plainsboro, N.J.
  • Last School West Windsor-Plainsboro High School North

Ohio State Career

  • An Ohio State Scholar-Athlete and USFCA All-Academic Team honoree as a freshman

Freshman Season (2021-22)

  • 12-5 record in dual matches
  • Placed 30th at Penn State Open
  • Buckeye men were CCFC team champions and epee squad champions
  • An Ohio State Scholar-Athlete and USFCA All-Academic Team honoree

Prior to Ohio State

  • Fenced with Princeton-Hillsborough YMCA Fencing Club for four years and Medeo Fencing Club for one year
  • 12th at 2020 Junior Olympic Championships
  • 12th in Div 1 at 2021 May NAC
  • 16th in Div 1A at 2021 Nationals
  • 15th in Juniors at 2021 July Challenge
  • Third in Senior Team at 2021 Nationals

Personal

  • Plans to major in computer science and engineering and plans to work and train in New York City after graduation
  • Enjoys biking, eating and listening to music
  • Got into fencing during learning about the sport in an afterschool program in the fifth grade