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11/04/2012

Irish Earn Pair Of Runner-Up Finishes at Penn State Garret Open

Two Notre Dame fencers take silver at 41st annual competition

01/29/2012

1/29 Men's Fencing at Notre Dame Duals

Notre Dame Men's Fencing at the Notre Dame Duals on January 29th.

AS A SENIOR: Posted an 8-2 record on the season, competing exclusively at the DeCicco Duals, finishing career with 41-12 record.

AS A JUNIOR: Posted a 16-4 record in dual bouts on the season.

AS A SOPHOMORE: Did not compete with the Irish.

AS A FRESHMAN: Participated in the Midwest Fencing Conference Championships, tying for 11th out of 73 competitors to earn all-MFC honorable mention recognition ... was a perfect 5-0 during pool play, recording a +17 indicator (25-8) ... defeated Javier Escovar of Indiana 15-6 to advance out of the table of 32 ... earned a hard-fought 15-11 decision against Detroit's Yaroslav Ivanov in the table of 16 ... posted a regular season record of 17-6 for the foil team ... produced a 5-2 outing at the Northwestern Duals ... surrendered only one point over three bouts against Cal Tech, gathering two 5-0 bout victories ... assisted the foil team to a 9-0 sweep over Purdue with a 5-1 bout victory against Jake Miller at the Notre Dame Duals ... capped off the home dual event with a 5-2 win over Indiana's Namka Pham, which lifted the Irish to a 5-4 team defeat of the Hoosiers.

PREP & PERSONAL: Fenced under the direction of Coach Mauro at the Salle Mauro Fencing Club while attending the Woodlands College Park High School in The Woodlands, Texas ... earned national ranking in foil during his sophomore year of high school, ranking B11 ... helped team win championship at the Summer Nationals in both junior and senior divisions in 2011 ... named a National AP Scholar and graduated Cum Laude ... son of Herman and Lorna Acuña ... born in Houston, Texas ... has two siblings: Anacarina and Lorelei ... currently enrolled in the College of Engineering, studying chemical engineering.

Acuna's Career Record

Year W L Pct. NCAA Finish
2012 17 6 .739 --
2013 -- - .000 --
Career 17 6 .739 --

Gabriel Acuna
Gabriel  Acuna

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
The Woodlands, TX

High School:
The Woodlands College Park

Height:
5-7

Event:
Foil

Club:
Salle Mauro

Event Calendar

Delta

December 2
All Day
Div. I/Div. II NAC
Richmond, Va. (Greater Richmond Convention Center)
December 3
All Day
Div. I/Div. II NAC
Richmond, Va. (Greater Richmond Convention Center)
December 4
All Day
Div. I/Div. II NAC
Richmond, Va. (Greater Richmond Convention Center)
December 5
All Day
Div. I/Div. II NAC
Richmond, Va. (Greater Richmond Convention Center)
January 6
All Day
Div. I/Junior NAC
Columbus, Ohio (Greater Columbus Convention Center)
January 7
All Day
Div. I/Junior NAC
Columbus, Ohio (Greater Columbus Convention Center)
January 8
All Day
Div. I/Junior NAC
Columbus, Ohio (Greater Columbus Convention Center)
January 9
All Day
Div. I/Junior NAC
Columbus, Ohio (Greater Columbus Convention Center)
January 21
All Day
St. Johns Invitational
Queens, N.Y. (Taffner Field House)
January 22
All Day
NYU Invitational
New York, N.Y. (Dodge Center)
January 28
All Day
DeCicco Duals
Notre Dame, Ind. (Castellan Family Fencing Center)
January 29
All Day
DeCicco Duals
Notre Dame, Ind. (Castellan Family Fencing Center)
February 4
All Day
Northwestern Duals
Notre Dame, Ind. (Castellan Family Fencing Center)
February 5
All Day
Northwestern Duals
Notre Dame, Ind. (Castellan Family Fencing Center)
February 17
All Day
USA Fencing Junior Olympics
Kansas City, Mo. (Bartle Hall Convention Center)
February 18
All Day
USA Fencing Junior Olympics
Kansas City, Mo. (Bartle Hall Convention Center)
February 19
All Day
USA Fencing Junior Olympics
Kansas City, Mo. (Bartle Hall Convention Center)
February 20
All Day
USA Fencing Junior Olympics
Kansas City, Mo. (Bartle Hall Convention Center)
February 25
All Day
ACC Championships
Durham, N.C. (TBD)
February 26
All Day
ACC Championships
Durham, N.C. (TBD)
March 11
All Day
NCAA Midwest Regional
Detroit, Mich. (Mattheai Center)
March 23
All Day
NCAA Championships
Indianapolis, Ind. (Indiana Farmers Coliseum)
March 24
All Day
NCAA Championships
Indianapolis, Ind. (Indiana Farmers Coliseum)
March 25
All Day
NCAA Championships
Indianapolis, Ind. (Indiana Farmers Coliseum)
March 26
All Day
NCAA Championships
Indianapolis, Ind. (Indiana Farmers Coliseum)
April 21
All Day
USA Fencing Division I Championship
TBD
April 22
All Day
USA Fencing Division I Championship
TBD
April 23
All Day
USA Fencing Division I Championship
TBD
April 24
All Day
USA Fencing Division I Championship
TBD

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