Shiv Kachru
Shiv Kachru
Height: 5-8
Weight: 140
Year: Junior
Hometown: Los Altos Hills, Calif.
High School: Henry M. Gunn
Position: Foil
Bats/Throws: Foil

2010-11: Elected to captain the men’s fencing team in 2011-12 … Fenced consistently well throughout the season, clinching 2nd place in the NCAA Northeast Regional and then claiming 21st place at the NCAA National Championship … Winner of Stephen Blum Award for men’s manager and the Coach Harutunian Award for best junior fencer

2008-09: Named to the All-American team…Finished 10th at NCAA National Championships…Compiled 12 victories at National Championship…Finished 4th at Penn State Open…National Champion in Junior, Senior, and Division I team events at 2008 US Fencing National Championships

Before Yale: 2006 All-State High School Champion…Finished 7th in Junior foil division at 2007 National Championships

Personal: Began fencing at age 9…older sister Zitin was fencing team captain at UC San Diego…Trains at the Massialas Foundation in San Francisco…Double major in Economics and East Asian Studies…Enjoys long walks on the beach and underwater basket weaving