Henry Lange

Epee

Player profile

  • Year Senior
  • Hometown Beaverton, Ore.
  • Last School Homeschooled

Ohio State Career

  • Earned bachelor’s degree in linguistics in Spring 2022
  • First Team All-American in 2020
  • 2020 MFC Champion
  • Two-time First Team All-MFC and 2022 Second Team All-CCFC
  • NCAA qualifier (’20)
  • Four-time Ohio State Scholar-Athlete and a three-time Academic All-Big Ten selection and B1G Distinguished Scholar
  • USFCA Scholar of Distinction in 2021 and ’22

Senior Season (2021-22)

  • 27-11 during dual season
  • Second Team All-CCFC honoree
  • Tied for 13th at NCAA Regionals
  • Won title at OSU Open and was sixth at Penn State Open
  • Buckeye men were CCFC team champions and epee squad champions
  • Earned USFCA Scholar of Distinction, Big Ten Distinguished Scholar, Academic All-Big Ten selection and Ohio State Scholar-Athlete accolades

Junior Season (2020-21)

  • 26-18 record, leading epee squad in victories
  • Men were CCFC team champions and epee squad co-champions
  • USFCA Scholar of Distinction, Big Ten Distinguished Scholar, Academic All-Big Ten selection and an Ohio State Scholar-Athlete

Sophomore Season (2019-20)

  • First Team All-American
  • NCAA qualifier
  • First Team Midwest All-Region
  • Finished first at NCAA Regionals
  • MFC champion
  • First Team All-MFC
  • Placed second at Penn State Open with 13-5 record
  • Led epee squad with 71 wins in the regular season, against just 21 losses
  • Notched 16-9 record at Northwestern Duals, with 13 wins at OSU Duals and 12 at St. John’s Invitational; eight wins at Philadelphia Invitational
  • Ohio State Scholar-Athlete, an Academic All-Big Ten choice and a B1G Distinguished Scholar

Freshman Season (2018-19)

  • First Team All-MFC
  • Tied for third at MFC Championships
  • Finished eighth at Penn State Open
  • Went 12-5 at Northwestern Duals
  • Competed at the Philadelphia, St. Johns and Elite Invitationals
  • Ohio State Scholar-Athlete

Prior to Ohio State 

  • Competed for Northwest Fencing Center, coached by Cody Mattern and Simon Abram
  • Seven-time national medalist, including silver medals in Junior Men’s Epee at Summer Nationals two years in a row (2016-2017)
  • Represented the US at four Junior World Cups and was a member of the US Men’s Epee Team that won the Junior Pan American Championships in both 2017 and 2018

Personal 

  • Son of Jackie and Eric Lange and has a sister, Zoe
  • Earned bachelor’s degree in linguistics in 2022 and enrolled in graduate school in Near Eastern languages and cultures; plans to pursue a Ph.D.
  • Enjoys learning ancient languages
  • Greatest sports thrill was making the finals at nationals for the first time