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Veteran lefthander who is one of three seniors on men's epee squad ... a tough competitor who has shown the ability to knock off the nation's top fencers ... makes good use of his height (6-1) and solid technique ... strikes his touches with tremendous force ... looking to better utilize his tactical knowledge by being more flexible in different situations on the strip ... has shown steady improvement throughout his career ... was listed 17th in U.S. under-20 men's epee rankings during 2003-04 ... placed 44th at the annual Penn State Open in the fall of 2006 (#15 seed) ... his recent USFA results have included: sixth in the d-1A open competition at 2004 Summer Nationals (Greenville, S.C.; ), 15th at 2004 Junior Olympics (Cleveland), 127th at the North American Cup event in Overland Park, Kan. (Jan. '05), 21st at 2005 Summer Nationals (Sacramento, Calif.), 34th among field of 217 at the N.A.C. event in Houston (Jan. '06), and 40th at 2006 Summer Nationals (Atlanta).

WITH THE IRISH: Compiled a 68-21 record in regular-season bouts during his first three seasons ... won nearly 85 percent of his bouts (42-8) as a junior (1-2 at NYU Duals, 15-1 at ND Duals, 13-1 at Ohio State Duals, 13-4 at UCSD Duals) ... placed sixth at 2006 Midwest Fencing Conference meet (9-15 loss to OSU's Christian Rivera in quarterfinals) and seventh at Midwest Regional in Cleveland (#10 seed; upset Rivera in 7th-place bout, 15-12) ... registered a 17-7 record as a sophomore in '04-'05 while often serving as #4 epeeist ... won his first 11 bouts in 2005 (3-0 at NYU Duals, 8-0 on first day of ND Duals) ... top results as a sophomore included 5-4 wins over Columbia's William Verigan (at NYU) and UNC's Benton Heimsath (at Duke Duals) ... his 9-6 record in 2003-04 included 2-2 at Northwestern Duals, 0-1 at NYU Duals and 7-3 at ND Duals ... reached quarterfinals of Penn State Open in fall of '03 (losing 11-15 to Brian Garrett of Rutgers) before placing 22nd at '04 PSU Open.

PREP & PERSONAL: Earned four letters as member of varsity fencing team at Adlai Stevenson High School ... listed in national rankings as a junior and senior ... member of the National Honor Society ... hails from same area as current Notre Dame football safety Tom Zbikowski and former Irish baseball pitcher Peter Ogilvie ... son of Thomas and Maureen Gettings ... full name is Patrick James Gettings ... born Nov. 23, 1984, in Oak Park, Ill. ... a management information systems major, in the Mendoza College of Business.

Gettings' Career Record

YearWLPct.NCAA Finish
200496.600
2005177.708
2006428.840
Career6821.764

Patrick Gettings
Patrick  Gettings

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Lake Forest, IL

High School:
Stevenson

Height:
6-1

Event:
Epee

Birthdate:
11/23/1984

Event Calendar

Delta

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
NTS
Div. I/Div. II NAC
Richmond, Va. (Greater Richmond Convention Center)
RECAP
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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