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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

03/27/2018

Replay: How the Irish Did It Again

03/25/2018

Notre Dame Clinches Tenth National Fencing Title

Irish second straight championship after four days of dominance

03/25/2018

NCAA Fencing Championships

Notre Dame wins the 2018 National Collegiate Fencing Championship

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

02/28/2016

ACC Fencing Championships Day 2

Notre Dame hosts the 2016 Atlantic Coast Conference Fencing Championships at the Castellan Family Fencing Center.

HONORS AND AWARDS:

  • 2016 ACC Championship Women’s Foil Runner-Up
  • 2016 All-ACC
  • 2016 NCAA Midwest Regional Women’s Foil Sixth Place
  • 2017 ACC Championship Women’s Foil Fifth Place
  • 2017 Yves Auriol Award
  • ACC Fencer of the Week (Feb. 8)

AS A JUNIOR:

  • Finished the season with a 33-10 record through six meets
  • Started the season posting an 8-1 record at the Elite Invitational
  • Competed at the St. John's Invitational, finishing with a record of 5-1
  • Went 8-3 at the Northwestern Duals
  • Concluded the season with a 6-2 record at the Northwestern Duals

AS A SOPHOMORE:

  • Posted a 44-4 mark on the year
  • Opened the season 8-2 at the Elite Invitational
  • Went 3-1 at the St. John’s Invite and 4-0 at the NYU Invite the next day
  • After going 20-1 at the Northwestern Duals, was named the ACC Fencer of the Week
  • Went 9-0 during team competition at the ACC Championships to help the Irish win their third straight conference title
  • Claimed the team’s Yves Auriol Award for most improved fencer
  • Earned a monogram

AS A FRESHMAN:

  • Had an impressive freshman campaign headlined by All-ACC recognition after finishing as the conference runner-up at the ACC Championships
  • Fenced eventual champion and teammate Sabrina Massialas in the gold-medal bout at the ACC Championships, falling 15-12
  • Finished sixth at the NCAA Midwest Regionals
  • Turned in a 43-15 regular-season record
  • Opened the year with a 6-3 mark at the Penn Elite Invitational  
  • Went 5-1 on the first day of the DeCicco Duals
  • Posted a 13-7 mark at the Northwestern Duals  
  • Wrapped the regular season with a 13-2 mark at the Duke Duals
  • Earned a monogram

PREP AND PERSONAL:

  • Graduated from the Urban School in June 2015
  • Fences with current Irish teammate Sabrina Massialas and former Irish foilist Gerek Meinhardt at the Massialas Foundation  
  • Daughter of Gregg Kleiner and Cathlin Milligan
  • Has an older sister, Helena
  • Full name is Elyssa Rachel Kleiner  
  • Enrolled in the First Year of Studies

Elyssa Kleiner
Elyssa  Kleiner

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
San Francisco, CA

High School:
The Urban School

Height:
5-7

Event:
Foil

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