2000 and 2001 All-American
Two-time All-American who was the surprise of the 2001 NCAAs, after nearly advancing to the semifinals ... a clever fencer known for posting comeback wins ... effective at anticipating her opponent’s tactics … combines with All-America classmate Anna Carnick and junior Kerry Walton (‘02 NCAA champ) to give Irish three NCAA-caliber epeeists ... makes up for her slight 5-2 frame through hard work and continual improvement ... a consistent finisher who converts unexpected moves ... combines good footwork with a keen sense of timing and distance ... enters 2003 ranked eighth in Notre Dame history for women’s epee wins (130-43).
AS A JUNIOR: Compiled 37-20 regular-season record before placing sixth at Midwest Regional in Cleveland … opened with 7-4 record at Northwestern Invitational … her 6-6 record at NYU Duals included 5-4 win over 2001 NCAA runner-up Arlene Stevens (St. John’s) … posted 11-6 mark at Air Force Duals, with 5-3 win over Northwestern’s Jen Greenebaum ... finished 20th at Penn State Open (fall 2001).
AS A SOPHOMORE: Named women’s MVP, with 56-14 regular-season record ... received Polly DeCicco/Georgette Auriol women’s epee leadership award ... matched her seed with fourth-place finish at Midwest Regional in Detroit ... tied for fourth with 15-8 record at NCAAs (she ended up fifth, missing the semifinals based on total-point indicators), including sweep of Stanford’s Jessica Lisagor (5-1) and Annie Simpson (5-4) ... went 7-4 at NYU Duals, 11-3 at Northwestern Invitational and 26-4 at ND Invitational before winning 12 of 15 at the Duke Duals ... won all three bouts (each 5-4) vs. Northwestern, as Irish posted 17-10 win ... won first four bouts at Midwestern Fencing Conference Championships and split pair vs. Wayne State in title matchup (5-4 vs. Marta Sciubisz to clinch win) ... advanced to semifinals in MFC individual competition, losing to Carnick (15-11).
AS A FRESHMAN: Totaled second-most wins (37-10) on 2000 women’s epee squad ... posted 11-12 record at NCAAs, good for 12th place ... placed sixth at MFCs before qualifying for NCAAs with fourth-place finish at Midwest Regional (7-5) ... posted nine wins at NYU Duals (11-2 at Chicago Duals, 10-1 at Detroit Duals).
PREP & PERSONAL: Trained at Eugene Fencing Club (coached by Paul McNamara) since her sophomore year at Marist High School ... won division III women’s epee at 1999 summer national championships ... posted three third-place finishes at 1998-99 USFA tournaments in Oregon ... 12th at NACB junior competition ... born July 24, 1981, in Eugene, Ore. ... an art studio major in the College of Arts and Letters.
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