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05/03/2018

Champion Irish Distribute Team Awards At Annual Banquet

Irish celebrate back-to-back titles with dinner and ceremony

04/23/2018

Irish Fencers Clean Up At Division I National Championships

Itkin, Sirico and Zagunis claim gold at annual championships

04/20/2018

Shainberg, Sirico Tabbed As ACC Scholar-Athletes Of The Year

Irish land nine fencers on All-ACC Academic Teams

03/25/2018

Notre Dame Clinches Tenth National Fencing Title

Irish second straight championship after four days of dominance

03/23/2018

Irish Expand Lead After Day Two At NCAA Championships

Irish add five women to All-American ranks, including four top-three finishers

03/23/2018

NCAA Fencing Championships - Day 2

NCAA Fencing Championships - Day 2

02/24/2018

ACC Fencing Championships - Day 1

ACC Fencing Championships - Day 1

01/29/2018

DeCicco Duals

Notre Dame host the DeCicco Duals on January 28th 2018

03/26/2017

NCAA Fencing Championships - Day 3

NCAA Fencing Championships - Day 3

03/25/2017

NCAA Fencing Championships Day 3

NCAA Fencing Championships Day 3

HONORS AND AWARDS:

  • 2017 NCAA Championships Women’s Epee Third Place
  • 2017 First Team All-American
  • 2017 NCAA Midwest Regional Championship Women’s Epee Third Place
  • 2017 ACC Champion Women’s Epee
  • 2017 Notre Dame Women’s Epee MVP
  • ACC Women’s Fencer of the Week (Feb. 1, 2017)

AS A SOPHOMORE:

  • Turned in a breakout year during first season competing for Notre Dame, finishing in a third-place tie at the NCAA Championships and earning First Team All-America honors
  • Also turned in a third-place finish at the NCAA Midwest Regional to qualify for the NCAA Championship
  • Captured the ACC Championship in women’s epee, going undefeated during pool play to take the No. 1 seed into the semifinal
  • Went 7-2 during team play at ACCs to help the Irish to their third straight conference title
  • Assembled a 50-16 dual record
  • Began the season 7-5 at the Elite Invitational
  • Went 12-3 to lead the Irish at the St. John’s Invitational
  • Went 3-2 at the NYU Invite
  • Went 4-0 at the DeCicco Duals, including winning the clinching point in Notre Dame’s 14-13 win over Northwestern on Jan. 28, 2017
  • Named the ACC Women’s Fencer of the Week the following Tuesday (Feb. 1, 2017)
  • Finished the regular season with a 17-4 mark at the Northwestern Invitational
  • Named the team’s most valuable women’s epeeist
  • Earned a monogram

AS A FRESHMAN:

  • Did not compete for the Irish

PREP AND PERSONAL:

  • Competed internationally as a member of Team USA all throughout prep career
  • At one point was ranked first at the Cadet level, fourth at the Junior level and sixth in the Senior national rankings
  • Clinched the title both at the 2012 Grenoble Cadet World Cup and the 2013 Goteberg Junior World Cup  
  • Took second at the Klagenfurt Cadet World Cup
  • As a senior, took third at the Dijon Junior World Cup and finished sixth at the Goteberg Junior World Cup  
  • Placed eighth at Junior World Championships and was selected as a member of the 2014 USA Junior World Team  
  • Graduated from Alpha Omega Academy in Huntsville, Texas, in July of 2014
  • Oldest daughter of Thomas and Cynthia Sirico, both of whom fenced at the University of Texas -El Paso (UTEP)  
  • Has two younger sisters, Brooke and Meghan  
  • Born in El Paso, Texas, but calls Bowie, Maryland home these days  
  • From same area as Irish men's basketball player Jerian Grant  
  • Enrolled in First Year of Studies with the intent to major in anthropology

Amanda Sirico
Amanda  Sirico

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Bowie, MD

High School:
Alpha Omega Academy

Height:
5-4

Position:
Epee

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