AS A SENIOR (2012-13):
Served team as co-captain ... placed 45th out of 89 competitors at the New England Fall Invitational at Smith College on Nov. 3.
AS A JUNIOR (2011-12):
Finished 26th out of 38 competitors at the NCAA Northeast Regionals at BC's Flynn Recreation Complex on Mar. 11 ... placed sixth at the New England Championships at Vassar College on Feb. 25 ... compiled a record of 11-2 in NFC action at UMass Amherst on Feb. 12 ... went 10-5 at the Eric Sollee Invitational on Feb. 4 at Brandeis ... finished 14th out of 88 competitors at the New England Fall Invitational on Nov. 5 at Smith College.
AS A SOPHOMORE (2010-11):
Finished 16th out of 68 fencers in epee at the New England Fall Invitational Nov. 6 at Smith College.
AS A FRESHMAN (2009-10):
Fenced at epee ... finished 20th out of 39 fencers at the NCAA Northeast Regionals on March 14 at Brown ... received the Athletics Director's Award for Academic Achievement.
Fenced under the late Paul Pesthy at 15 Touch Fencing ... won third place at the Gulf Coast Divisional Qualifiers in junior men's epee as a senior ... competed at the 2009 USFA Summer National Championships ... attended TMI - The Episcopal School of Texas ... began fencing as a 10 year old at the local JCC.
Nikhil is the son of Kirti and Mahendra Patel ... sister, Sonali, is a member of the varsity fencing team at Northwestern ... enrolled in the College of Arts and Sciences.