Irish Earn Pair Of Runner-Up Finishes at Penn State Garret Open

Two Notre Dame fencers take silver at 41st annual competition


Notre Dame Athletics Officially Dedicates Castellan Family Fencing Center

The new facility was made possible by a gift from Patrick and Concetta Castellan.


3/2 Fencing Midwest Conference Championships

Men and Women's Fencing competed in the Midwest Conference Individual Championships on March 2nd in the Joyce Center.


Notre Dame Women's Fencing

Notre Dame Duals (Women) at Notre Dame (JACC) Notre Dame, Ind. on January 28, 2012.


2/12 Fencing vs. Chicago, Illinois, and Michigan State

Notre Dame Fencing competed against the club teams of Chicago, Illinois, and Michigan State on February 12th.

AS A SENIOR: Competed in one meet for the Irish, finishing 3-1 at the Notre Dame Duals ... narrowly out-touched Cleveland State's Christine Bocci 5-4 ... bested Detroit's Katie Lang 5-3 ... finished the day 1-1 against Lawrence ... blanked Tia Azimioaria 5-0 before succumbing to Viking foe Shallion Dixon, 5-2 ... at Midwest Fencing Conference (MFC) Championships, finished in 19th place.

AS A JUNIOR: Competed in final two dual events for the Irish ... produced a 28-7 record in regular season tournaments ... earned second monogram ... tied for the second-most bout wins on the sabre team at the Notre Dame Duals with a 22-2 effort ... won 14 bouts by four or more touches at the home dual event ... recorded a 6-5 outing at the Northwestern Duals, downing Mackenzie Day (5-2), Rachel Deghuee (5-0) and Marissa Barrientos (5-1) in an individual sweep of Cal Tech ... placed 14th out of 53 competitors at the Midwest Fencing Championships ... carded a 4-1 mark in pool play with a +10 (20-10) indicator ... picked up a 15-4 win over Xavier's Alissa Grogan to advance out of the table of 64 ... dropped Claire Carson of Northwestern 15-6 in a table of 32 showdown.

AS A SOPHOMORE: Took advantage of limited bouts during second season, going a perfect 11-0 in sabre ... did not travel to the NYU Invitational and the St. John's Challenge ... got first taste of competition at the Notre Dame Duals, going a perfect 6-0 in matches against Detroit (1-0), Cleveland State (1-0), Florida (1-0), Swarthmore (2-0) and Wayne State (1-0) ... earned first victory of the year with 5-4 win over Detroit's Eva Berndt ... pitched a shutout against Florida's Shayna Gershman, 5-0 ... defeated Swarthmore's Sarah Bricault (5-2) and Natasha Tonge (5-3) for first multi-win match of season ... did not compete at the Northwestern Duals ... ended regular season with a 5-0 showing at the Irish Duals in action against Chicago (2-0), Illinois (1-0) and Michigan State (2-0) ... posted a 3-2 pool record at the Midwest Fencing Conference Championships to enter direct elimination as the 23rd seed ... recorded a win over Kirsten Walker of Michigan State (15-5) before falling to teammate Sarah Borrmann in the round of 32, 15-5 ... finished in 22nd place.

AS A FRESHMAN: Competed in two tournaments for Notre Dame, with a regular season record of 28-2 ... began her college career at the Northwestern Duals, finishing 9-2 ... earned her first career win against Fairleigh Dickinson's Heather Morrill (5-2) ... continued with a solid showing at the Notre Dame Duals, finishing 16-0 with two 3-0 showings against Michigan State and Cleveland State ... finished 29th at the Midwest Fencing Conference Championships ... in the direct elimination round of the tournament, beat Ekaterina Koshelev of Chicago, 15-10, in the round of 64 before falling to Ohio State's Allison Miller, 15-6, in the round of 32.

PREP & PERSONAL: Was a member of the swimming team while attending Villa Walsh Academy in Morristown, N.J., earning letters during her freshman and sophomore seasons ... fenced for Lucchetti Fencing, USA while in high school ... finished third in the Division III NAC E competition in 2009 ... daughter of Martin and Mary Guilfoyle ... has two siblings, Joseph and Devin ... mother and father both competed in athletics for Rutgers (swimming and track, respectively) ... graduated from the College of Science with a degree as a science pre-professional major in May 2013.

Guilfoyle's Career Record

Year W L Pct. NCAA Finish
2010 28 2 .902 --
2011 11 0 1.000 --
2012 28 7 .800 --
Career 67 9 .882 --

Danielle Guilfoyle
Danielle  Guilfoyle


Pittstown, NJ

High School:
Villa Walsh Academy



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