Men and Women's Fencing competes in the Conference Championship on March 5th.
HONORS AND AWARDS:
MFC Foil Third-Place Finisher (2011)
First Team All-MFC (2011)
MFC Foil Fifth-Place Finisher (2012)
Second Team All-MFC (2012)
AS A SOPHOMORE: Competed in four regular season dual events for the Irish ... earned a second monogram ... compiled a 31-9 record ... produced a 3-3 record at the St. John's Duals defeating D'Meca Homer (finished 22nd at the NCAA Championships) from No. 6 Columbia (5-2) ... gathered a 4-4 record at the NYU Duals, advancing past members of host NYU with a 2-1 bout record ... led the foil squad with a 15-0 showing at the Notre Dame Duals, turning in clean sheets in eight bouts ... recorded a 9-2 effort at the Northwestern Duals, sweeping UC San Diego 3-0 ... placed fifth out of 60 participants at the Midwest Fencing Conference Championships to earn all-MFC second team recognition ... logged a +20 touch differential (22-2) during the conference event to reach the table of eight, blanking four of five opponents in the tournament's seventh foil pool.
AS A FRESHMAN: Enjoyed busy first season with the Irish program, completing the year with a record of 36-5 ... started year with a 4-0 record at the season-opening NYU Invitational, going 1-0 against Yale and 3-0 against NYU ... claimed first collegiate victory with 5-3 win over Lidia Gocheva of Yale ... finished with a 3-3 record the following day at the St. John's Challenge, recording identical 1-1 records against each Ohio State, Harvard and Columbia ... went undefeated at the Notre Dame Duals, securing a record of 11-0 while going a perfect 3-0 against both Lawrence and Florida ... earned first clincher of the season for foil, defeating Florida's Andrea Rumbaugh 5-1 to clinch the weapon at 5-0 ... followed that up by clinching the foil against Swarthmore with a 5-0 triumph over Joanie Jean ... followed the ND Duals up by going 10-1 the following day at the Northwestern Duals ... registered 3-0 records against both Fairleigh Dickinson and UC San Diego ... clinched the foil against UC San Diego with a 5-0 shutout of Rose Forcier and then against Cal Tech with another shutout, this time against Christine Chang (5-0) ... ended the year with an 8-1 performance at the Irish Duals ... clinched the foil against Michigan State in the finale with a 5-0 decision over Kathy Cumming ... earned first-team all-MFC distinction at the Midwest Fencing Conference Championships after reaching the semifinals of direct elimination ... earned the bid after upsetting second seed Oksana Dmytruk of Ohio State in the table of eight, 12-10, before falling to Dayana Sarkisova of Northwestern in the semifinals, 15-8 ... also helped women's foil squad capture the team weapon title the following day, en route to the Irish sweeping all six weapons for the first time in conference history.
PREP & PERSONAL: Attended Meridian High School in Orem, Utah, while competing in fencing under the direction of Raul Perojo-Valdes ... captured regional and state championship every year of high school career as well as earning national ranking ... won individual and team gold medals at the National Junior Olympic Games in Mexico in `09 ... captured individual and team gold medal at the II Centroamerican Junior Games and a silver medal at the `08 Junior Pan American Championships ... competed in two junior events internationally ... finished 59th at the Championnats du Monde and recorded her best international finish in `08, placing seventh at the Estado Guarico ... daughter of Javier Camacho and Susana Ibáñez ... enrolled in the College of Arts and Letters as a political sciences major with a minor in Latino studies.