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02/04/2018

Irish Wrap Competition At Northwestern Duals

Irish women finish Sunday 4-0, men go 2-2

02/03/2018

#1 Irish Impress On Day One Of Northwestern Duals

Both men's and women's teams go undefeated with wins over top programs

01/27/2018

Irish Dominate Day One Of DeCicco Duals

Teams combine for 6-0 record in opening day action

01/21/2018

Irish Close Out Weekend With Wins In Philly

Top-ranked men's and women's fencing teams go 4-1 Sunday at Philadelphia Invitational

01/20/2018

Irish Fencers Find Success At St. John's Invitational

No. 1 Irish women remain undefeated; men split day at 2-2

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.

02/27/2016

ACC Fencing Championships Day 1

Photos from Day 1 of the 2016 ACC Fencing Championships, hosted by Notre Dame 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 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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