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Combines with fellow juniors Destanie Milo and Maggie Jordan to form promising future for sabre squad ... has made strides while training with former Irish assistant (and current head coach) Janusz Bednarski ... a battler who made her presence felt as a freshman.

AS A SOPHOMORE: Competed as regular member of sabre squad, winning 16 of 30 bouts ... had solid showings in 5-4 losses at Northwestern Invitational (4-7 overall) vs. All-Americans Sakinah Shaahid (Temple) and Cathleen Ferris (Fairleigh Dickinson) ... also played role in win over North Carolina at that tournament ... competed in other dual tournaments at NYU (1-1), Air Force (4-5), Ohio State (2-1) and Wayne State (5-0) ... 10th at Penn State Open (fall 2001).

AS A FRESHMAN: Posted 28-9 record (.757) to help sabre squad win 80 percent of its bouts (181-45) ... opened 8-1 at NYU Duals, 6-1 at Northwestern Invitational ... went 12-4 at Notre Dame Invitational before splitting six bouts at Duke Duals ... split six bouts at MFC Team Championships, with 5-2 win over Jessica Brower in title matchup vs. Northwestern ... placed 12th in MFC individual competition ... headed to Midwest Regional as fifth seed, placing 10th ... placed 11th at Penn State Open in fall of 2000.

PREP & PERSONAL: Fenced at New Trier High School, coached by Colby Vargas ... also trained with private coach Yurek Lebizzinski ... earned national ranking as junior and senior ... team MVP as junior ... reached quarterfinals of 2000 summer nationals ... born April 20, 1982, in Skokie, Ill. ... a Program of Liberal Studies major, in the College of Arts and Letters.

Filkins' Career Record

YearWLPct.NCAA Finish
2001289.757
20021614.533
Career4423.657

Jessie Filkins
Jessie  Filkins

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Wilmette, IL

High School:
New Trier

Height:
5-5

Event:
Sabre

Birthdate:
04/20/1982

Event Calendar

Delta

October 7
All Day
Div. I/Div. II NAC
Detroit, Mich. (Cobo Center)
October 8
All Day
Div. I/Div. II NAC
Detroit, Mich. (Cobo Center)
October 9
All Day
Div. I/Div. II NAC
Detroit, Mich. (Cobo Center)
October 10
All Day
Div. I/Div. II NAC
Detroit, Mich. (Cobo Center)
November 5
All Day
Elite Invitational
Philadelphia, Pa. (Hutchinson Gymnasium)
November 11
All Day
Junior NAC
Milwaukee, Wis. (Wisconsin Center)
November 12
All Day
Junior NAC
Milwaukee, Wis. (Wisconsin Center)
November 13
All Day
Junior NAC
Milwaukee, Wis. (Wisconsin Center)
November 14
All Day
Junior NAC
Milwaukee, Wis. (Wisconsin Center)
November 20
All Day
Penn State Open
University Park, Pa. (White Building)
December 2
All Day
Div. I/Div. II NAC
Richmond, Va. (Greater Richmond Convention Center)
December 3
All Day
Div. I/Div. II NAC
Richmond, Va. (Greater Richmond Convention Center)
December 4
All Day
Div. I/Div. II NAC
Richmond, Va. (Greater Richmond Convention Center)
December 5
All Day
Div. I/Div. II NAC
Richmond, Va. (Greater Richmond Convention Center)
January 6
All Day
Div. I/Junior NAC
Columbus, Ohio (Greater Columbus Convention Center)
January 7
All Day
Div. I/Junior NAC
Columbus, Ohio (Greater Columbus Convention Center)
January 8
All Day
Div. I/Junior NAC
Columbus, Ohio (Greater Columbus Convention Center)
January 9
All Day
Div. I/Junior NAC
Columbus, Ohio (Greater Columbus Convention Center)
January 21
All Day
St. Johns Invitational
Queens, N.Y. (Taffner Field House)
January 22
All Day
NYU Invitational
New York, N.Y. (Dodge Center)
January 28
All Day
DeCicco Duals
Notre Dame, Ind. (Castellan Family Fencing Center)
January 29
All Day
DeCicco Duals
Notre Dame, Ind. (Castellan Family Fencing Center)
February 4
All Day
Northwestern Duals
Notre Dame, Ind. (Castellan Family Fencing Center)
February 5
All Day
Northwestern Duals
Notre Dame, Ind. (Castellan Family Fencing Center)
February 17
All Day
USA Fencing Junior Olympics
Kansas City, Mo. (Bartle Hall Convention Center)
February 18
All Day
USA Fencing Junior Olympics
Kansas City, Mo. (Bartle Hall Convention Center)
February 19
All Day
USA Fencing Junior Olympics
Kansas City, Mo. (Bartle Hall Convention Center)
February 20
All Day
USA Fencing Junior Olympics
Kansas City, Mo. (Bartle Hall Convention Center)
February 25
All Day
ACC Championships
Durham, N.C. (TBD)
February 26
All Day
ACC Championships
Durham, N.C. (TBD)
March 11
All Day
NCAA Midwest Regional
Detroit, Mich. (Mattheai Center)
March 23
All Day
NCAA Championships
Indianapolis, Ind. (Indiana Farmers Coliseum)
March 24
All Day
NCAA Championships
Indianapolis, Ind. (Indiana Farmers Coliseum)
March 25
All Day
NCAA Championships
Indianapolis, Ind. (Indiana Farmers Coliseum)
March 26
All Day
NCAA Championships
Indianapolis, Ind. (Indiana Farmers Coliseum)
April 21
All Day
USA Fencing Division I Championship
TBD
April 22
All Day
USA Fencing Division I Championship
TBD
April 23
All Day
USA Fencing Division I Championship
TBD
April 24
All Day
USA Fencing Division I Championship
TBD

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