Notre Dame Duals (Women) at Notre Dame (JACC) Notre Dame, Ind. on January 28, 2012.
HONORS AND AWARDS
NCAA Fifth-Place Finisher (2012)
Second Team All-American (2012)
MFC Epee Runner-Up Finisher (2012)
First Team All-MFC (2012)
AS A FRESHMAN: Selected as the women's epee Most Valuable Player ... named second team All-America after finishing fifth at the NCAA Championships in the epee - the showing was the best at the NCAA meet by a Notre Dame freshman ... recorded a 16-7 mark during the round robin portion of the tournament, registering a +25 indicator (100-75) to narrowly miss direct elimination ... placed third at the NCAA Midwest Regionals ... finished 2nd out of 54 participants at the Midwest Fencing Conference Championships to claim all-MFC first team honors ... stormed through pool play unbeaten at 5-0, outpointing the opposition by a cumulative 25-5 touch differential ... dropped Brianne Hefner of Wayne State 15-2 during the table of 32 ... earned a 15-3 decision against Erin vonKronenberger of Michigan State in the table of 16 ... competed in the first three regular season dual events for the Irish, producing a 36-8 record ... earned a monogram ... led the Fighting Irish roster in wins with a 12-3 record at the St. John's Duals ... defeated Felica Sun (5-2), Nadia Eldieb (5-1) and Emma Vaggo (5-2) of Harvard at the St. John's tournament ... added a pair of victories over Emma Peterson (5-1), Katya English (5-1), and clinched the match with a 5-4 triumph over Natalie Gegan of Columbia ... powered Notre Dame at the NYU Duals with an 11-3 record, posting a perfect 3-0 mark against opponents from St. John's ... gathered a 13-2 record at the Notre Dame Duals, downing Hannah Provenza (5-2), Pamela Shapiro (5-1) and Alex Opechowski (5-2) in an individual sweep of Chicago.
PREP & PERSONAL: Attended Ramapo High School while participating in fencing at the New York Athletic Club as a member of the epee team under the direction of Aladar Kogler ... member of both the 2010 Cadet and Junior World teams ... finished 20th at Cadet World Championships ... member of Junior Women's epee silver medalist team as well claiming gold medal at the '10 Cadet Junior Olympics ... earned fifth-place finishes at both the '10 Junior Summer Nationals and Senior Summer Nationals ... secured the silver medal as part of senior team at Summer Nationals ... earned pair of top-three finishes, capturing third at the '10 Division I North American Cup (NAC) A as well as finishing second at the '10 Junior NAC B event ... took to international competition, placing fifth at the Junior World Cup in Burgos, Spain in '10 ... earned another top-10 result at the international cadet circuit in '10 in Grenoble, France (finished 10th) ... earned two top-16 finishes in Junior World Cup events in Goteborg, Sweden and Modling, Austria ... finished fifth at Cadet NAC A in '09 as well as at the '09 Junior Summer Nationals ... concluded in second at the '09 Cadet Summer Nationals, while capturing the gold in Senior Team competition at same event ... finished eighth at the '09 Junior NAC C event ... earned pair of results in Goteborg, Sweden, finishing third in international cadet circuit before grabbing a top-16 result at the Junior World Cup ... born in Franklin Lakes, N.J. ... daughter of Gary and Marianne Severson ... enrolled in the College of Arts and Letters.