Paul Veltrup

Epee

Player profile

  • Year Freshman
  • Hometown Grefrath, Germany
  • Last School Anne-Frank-Gesamtschule

Ohio State Career

  • Honorable Mention All-Midwest Region as a freshman
  • Ohio State Scholar-Athlete

Freshman Season (2021-22)

  • Honorable Mention All-Midwest Region selection
  • Finished sixth at NCAA Regionals
  • 33-12 during dual season
  • Buckeyes won CCFC men’s title and were epee squad champs
  • Placed fifth at OSU Open and tied for third at Penn State Open
  • An Ohio State Scholar-Athlete

Prior to Ohio State

  • Fenced with FC Krefeld
  • Two-time German champion
  • Finished third at European Championships
  • On second place team at European Championships
  • Placed second at World Cup in Basel
  • Silver medalist at Youth Olympic Games
  • Two-time silver medalist in team World Cup event

Personal

  • Son of Dirk and Dörthe and has a sibling, Ole
  • Psychology major
  • Enjoys other sports and hanging out with friends
  • Got into fencing because his cousins fenced too