Sunday Brunch: Kanaley Award Honors Elite Irish


Champion Irish Distribute Team Awards At Annual Banquet

Irish celebrate back-to-back titles with dinner and ceremony


Irish Fencers Clean Up At Division I National Championships

Itkin, Sirico and Zagunis claim gold at annual championships


Shainberg, Sirico Tabbed As ACC Scholar-Athletes Of The Year

Irish land nine fencers on All-ACC Academic Teams


Itkin Snags Individual Gold at FIE Junior World Championships

Reigning NCAA men's foil champ also adds team bronze to resume


NCAA Fencing Championships

Notre Dame wins the 2018 National Collegiate Fencing Championship


NCAA Fencing Championships -- Day 3

NCAA Fencing Championships -- Day 3


ACC Fencing Championships - Day 2

ACC Fencing Championships - Day 2


DeCicco Duals

Notre Dame host the DeCicco Duals on January 28th 2018


NCAA Fencing Championships - Day 2

NCAA Fencing Championships - Day 2


  • 2017 NCAA Team Championship
  • 2017 NCAA Championships Men’s Sabre Fifth Place
  • 2017 Second Team All-American
  • 2015, 2016 NCAA Championships Men’s Sabre 12th Place
  • 2015, 2016 Third Team All-American
  • 2015 NCAA Midwest Regional Championship Men’s Sabre Runner-Up
  • 2016, 2017 NCAA Midwest Regional Championship Men’s Sabre Fourth Place
  • 2016 ACC Men’s Sabre Champion
  • 2015, 2017 ACC Championship Men’s Sabre Runner-Up
  • 2016 Co-ACC Men’s Sabreur of the Year
  • 2015, 2016, 2017 All-ACC
  • 2015, 2016, 2017 All-ACC Academic Team
  • 2015, 2017 Team Most Valuable Sabreur
  • 2017 Dan Mulligan Award
  • 2015 USA Fencing Championships Junior Men’s Sabre Silver Medalist


  • Finished the season with a 38-18 record through five contests
  • Opened season at the Elite Invitational with a record of 5-4
  • Posted a 9-2 record at the NYU Invitational
  • Concluded the regular-season with a 13-2 run at the Northwestern Duals
  • Wrapped the ACC Championships with a 6-2 record


  • Registered the most successful campaign of his Irish career, garnering Second Team All-American honors after finishing in fifth place at the NCAA Championships while helping the Irish to their ninth national championship
  • Went 15-8 with a +22 indicator during pool play at NCAAs
  • Finished in fourth place at the NCAA Midwest Championships to qualify for NCAA competition
  • Finished as the runner-up at the ACC Championships, falling to champion Pascual Di Tella (Duke) 15-6, but earning All-ACC recognition for the third straight season
  • Went 57-30 during dual meets, bringing his career record to 157-62
  • Set the Notre Dame single-season wins record for men’s sabre (57)
  • Finished the season ranking tied for eighth in ND history in career sabre wins
  • Finished the dual season with a 27-10 record over his final three meets (12-1 DeCicco Duals; 17-8 Northwestern Invitational; 8-1 ACC Team Championships)
  • Helped the Irish to their third straight ACC title
  • Named to the All-ACC Academic Team
  • Named team men’s sabre MVP
  • Honored as team Dan Mulligan Award winner for men’s sabre, presented to the sabreur “ “who best represents his/her team and University on and off the strip.”
  • Earned a monogram


  • Followed impressive freshman campaign with an even more noteworthy sophomore effort, highlighted by capturing the Atlantic Coast Conference Men’s Sabre title
  • Named the Co-ACC Men’s Sabreur of the Year
  • Went 6-2 during ACC team competition to help the Irish claim their second straight conference title  
  • Named a Third Team All-American for the second year in a row, finish in 12th place at the NCAA Championships  
  • Placed fourth at the NCAA Midwest Regional  
  • Went 55-12 during regular-season dual competition
  • Opened the season with a 10-4 record at the Penn Elite Invitational  
  • Went 8-0 on the first day of the DeCicco Duals
  • Turned in an 18-4 record at the Northwestern Duals  
  • Wrapped the regular-season with a 13-2 mark at the Duke Duals  
  • Earned a monogram


  • Finished runner-up in ACC Men's Sabre competition, won the ACC Men's Team title and finished 12th at NCAA Championship, good for honorable mention All-American honors  
  • Began the year with 9-4 mark at Ohio State Elite Cup, followed by a 9-6 showing in the St. John's Invitational and a 6-3 mark in NYU Invite  
  • Etched 12-6 mark at Northwestern Duals, followed by 1-0 mark in DeCicco Duals and 8-1 record at ACC Championship
  • In ACC Championship, finished with 12-3 record in individual competition, losing to teammate Jonathan Fitzgerald in the title bout  
  • Finished second at NCAA Midwest Regional, sporting an 11-2 record  
  • At NCAA Championship, finished with 13-10 record
  • Named ACC Fencer of the Week on Jan. 28, 2015
  • Earned a monogram


  • Coached by former Olympian Archil Lortkipanidze growing up  
  • As a sophomore won bronze at Salt Lake City Junior Olympics (Junior level)  
  • As a junior, was a member of U.S. cadet national team  
  • Placed 10th at World Championships in Porec, Croatia
  • Earned silver medal at Cadet World Cup in Hungary  
  • Placed fifth at Cadet World Cup in Moscow, Russia  
  • Finished third both at Division I North American Cup (NAC) in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, and at Junior NAC in Louisville, Kentucky  
  • As a senior, won silver at Junior Summer Nationals in Columbus, Ohio, placing third at Division I Summer Nationals event in same location  
  • Graduated from Rye in June of 2014
  • Named to United States Fencing Association (USFA) All-Academic team and made school's honor roll throughout prep career
  • Born in Stamford, Connecticut but now calls Rye, New York his hometown ...
  • Hails from same area as Irish men's swimmers Kevin Hughes and Richard Mannix and fellow Irish sabreist Madeline Gallagher
  • Oldest child of Paul and Robin Shainberg  
  • Has one younger brother, Matthew
  • Enrolled in the Mendoza College of Business

Jonah Shainberg
Jonah  Shainberg


Rye, NY

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