Notre Dame Fencing competed against the club teams of Chicago, Illinois, and Michigan State on February 12th.
HONORS AND AWARDS:
NCAA 10th-Place Finisher (2010)
NCAA 14th-Place Finisher (2011)
NCAA Seventh-Place Finisher (2012)
Third Team All-American (2010)
Second Team All-American (2012)
MFC Epee Runner-Up (2011)
First Team All-MFC (2011)
Second Team All-MFC (2010,2012)
AS A SENIOR:Captained the men's epee squad and earned an impressive 43-19 record ... finished his career with the Irish with a 170-62 mark ... at St. John's Invite, was 13-2 on the day ... followed with an 8-7 log the following day at the NYU Invitational ... at St. John's, started the day with an overtime priority win against Ohio State's Narayan Pathi, 3-2 ... continued with a 5-2 win against Kristian Boyadzhiev and a 2-1 overtime upset against Daniel Tafoya ... suffered first loss of the day against Penn State's Vernon O'Garra, 5-1, but recouped and bested his Nittany Lion teammates 5-4 and 5-2 ... was undefeated against Harvard, earning a 5-3 win over Peregrine Badger and out-touching Nicolas Simko 4-3 in overtime ... against host St. John's, suffered second loss, a 5-4 overtime bout with Adam Watson ... came back to win 3-2 in overtime against Andrew Dobbie ... finished off Trevor Shepard 5-3 ... finished the day 3-0 against Columbia, earning 5-4, 4-3 (OT) and 5-0 wins against Jake Hoyle, Brian Ro and Alen Hadzic ... versus Yale the next morning, surged to a 5-1 win early against Cornelius Saunders ... was undefeated against North Carolina, besting Maxwell Tice-Lewis 5-3, Parker Williams 5-4 and Daniel Giles 5-1 ... was 1-2 versus St. John's but out-dueled host NYU, going 3-0 ... earned a 5-2 win versus Steven Lee and logged a duet of 5-1 wins against Kenith Mak and Enrique Cavazos ... at Northwestern Duals, earned a 9-4 mark ... was 1-2 against Ohio State and Princeton ... versus Stanford, notched a 5-3 win against Kian Ameli, and earned a pair of 5-2 wins against Cole Connelly and Jake Harbour ... won next bout against UC-San Diego 5-2 ... bested North Carolina opponents 3-0 ... was 6-3 at the Duke Duals, logging matching 2-1 marks against Penn State, Johns Hopkins and host Duke ... at Notre Dame Duals was 7-3 ... blanked Wayne State 3-0 ... was 1-2 versus Northwestern ... had two impressive 5-2 wins over Air Force Academy's Dalton Boatright and Nathan Sorenson ... at Midwest Fencing Conference (MFC) Championships, finished in 14th place ... competed in NCAA Midwest Regionals, barely missing qualifying for NCAA Championships behind Irish teammate Garrett McGrath's +23 indicator to his own +22 mark ... earned a monogram.
AS A JUNIOR: Selected as the epee squad's Most Valuable Player after his third full season ... finished seventh in the epee at the NCAA Championships to earn second team All-America status ... logged a 14-9 table record with a +12 indicator (93-81) ... placed fifth out of 77 participants at the Midwest Fencing Conference Championships, claiming all-MFC second team honors ... posted a perfect 6-0 mark in pool play with a 30-12 touch differential over opponents ... earned a 15-3 win over Bowling Green's Kevin Semones in the table of 32 ... equaled the performance against Lawrence's Matthew DeStasio to advance out of the table of 16 ... downed Ohio State's Marco Canevari 15-7 to reach the round of eight ... participated in all five regular season dual matches for the Irish ... earned a monogram ... led the epee squad in wins with a 45-21 record ... became the only active epee team member to achieve at least 100 career bout wins (124) ... compiled a 10-3 record at the Air Force Duals, sweeping competitors from Swarthmore College (3-0) and Air Force (3-0) in bout victories ... gathered a 7-8 record at the St. John's Duals, taking down members of No. 9 Columbia and host St. John's 2-1 ... finished with an 11-2 bout record at the Notre Dame Duals ... won five bouts by four or more touches at the home duals ... gathered a 8-3 record for the foil team at the Northwestern Duals ... defeated Edward Kelly from No. 2 Princeton (placed eighth at the NCAA Championships) 3-2 and swept North Carolina (3-0) at the Northwestern Duals.
AS A SOPHOMORE: Finished the year with a record of 30-9, earning second consecutive trip to the NCAA Championship ... earned second monogram ... opened the year with a 12-3 record at the NYU Invitational, posting perfect 3-0 marks against both Stevens Tech and Ohio State ... earned clinching point for the epee against Yale, defeating Peter Cohen 5-3 in the ninth and final bout of the weapon ... also clinched the weapon against Stevens Tech with his 5-4 decision over Danny Burke before clinching again in the following match against St. John's with a 5-3 outcome over Adam Watson ... enjoyed another clincher against NYU, taking down Enrique Cavazos, 5-1 ... returned the following day to put together a 10-4 ledger at the St. John's Challenge ... at the Notre Dame Duals, finished with a record of 7-2 ... clinched the overall match against Northwestern at 14-6 with his 5-0 victory over Phil Szalwinski ... earned the clinching point of epee in matchup against Florida, taking down Chris Dobson 5-3 ... did not compete at the Northwestern Duals ... ended regular season going 1-0 at the Irish Duals, earning lone victory over Chicago's Mitch Hill, 5-2 ... at the Midwest Fencing Championships, finished pool play with a record of 6-0 and a +24 indicator to enter direct elimination as the second seed ... defeated teammate Jack Piasio (15-10) in the quarterfinals and Ohio State's Marco Canevari (15-10) in the semifinals before falling to Buckeye Daniel Tafoya (15-11) in the championship bout ... helped men's epee team win the team crown at the event ... finished 6-3 with a +15 indicator at the NCAA Midwest Regionals to place second ... qualified for NCAA Championship, finishing the round robin with a record of 12-11 with a -3 indicator to place 14th ... earned a 5-4 decision over third-place finisher Marco Canevari of Ohio State as well as a 5-2 triumph over national runner-up Jonathan Yergler of Princeton ... named the Notre Dame men's Most Valuable Epeeist for second consecutive season.
AS A FRESHMAN: Ended his first season for the Irish with a record of 49-13 and a 10th-place finish at the NCAA Championships ... posted a 12-5 record at the NYU Invitational, clinching the win and posting a 2-0 record against Stevens Tech ... tallied a 10-2 record at the St. John's Challenge, posting a clinching win for the Irish against Harvard and recording perfect 3-0 records versus Penn State and Columbia ... totaled 20 wins out of 26 bouts at the Northwestern Duals, clinching the win against John Hopkins, with a 5-3 victory over Kevin Hughes, and Wayne State, defeating Slava Zingerman, 5-3 ... completed the Notre Dame Duals with a perfect 5-0 record, dominating Wisconsin's Gavin Bailey 5-1 to clinch the win and later clinching the Irish win over Illinois ... posted victories in pool play to gain a spot in the Midwest Conference Championships where he finished tied for fifth with Ohio State's Trevor Pedersen ... took seventh at the NCAA Midwest Regionals, defeating teammate Jacob Osbourne 15-8 ... completed the NCAA Championships as 10th best epeeist with a round robin record of 12-11 and a -7 indicator.
PREP & PERSONAL: Attended Woodrow Wilson Senior High School where he played on the freshman baseball team ... sat as high as 27th in the national junior rankings according to the FIE rankings ... since 2007 has recorded six top-25 finishes on the international circuit, including winning at the 2007 Junior World Circuit in Montreal, Canada ... earned back-to-back top-20 results in JWC action at events from Laupheim, Germany (19th) and Lignano Sabbiadoro, Italy (18th) ... earned his highest mark of 2009 at the JWC tournament from Budapest, Hungary, as he finished in fifth place ... also was a member of the DCFC team that placed first at the 2008 Summer Nationals ... son of Jim and Nina Kaull ... uncle, Donald Kaull, played basketball for Rhode Island ... graduated from the College of Arts and Letters with a degree in Political Science.