Versatile fencer who competed in 2001 NCAA foil competition before shifting to sabre ... has returned to foil for final season ... combines speed and strength with quick hands and aggressive style ... a brash, vocal competitor ... posted 3.53 GPA in 2003 spring semester.
AS A JUNIOR: Named Notre Dame's women's sabre MVP after setting team record for wins (56-6) ... seeded fourth at Midwest Regional, placing fifth before receiving at-large NCAA berth ... posted 6-17 record at NCAAs, with key 5-2 victory over Austin O'Neill of Penn State ... also posted noteworthy NCAA wins over Milo (5-3) and Northwestern's Emily Pasternak (5-2) ... helped overcome Milo's absence at Ohio State Duals by winning 13 of her 15 bouts ... went 19-3 at ND Duals, highlighted by wins over Northwestern All-American Lauren Dunn (5-3), Duke All-American Meghan Everett (5-3) ... added 14-1 record at Duke Duals, 10-0 at MSU Duals. ... placed seventh at the Northwestern Open in the fall of 2002.
AS A SOPHOMORE: Posted 37-18 record while fencing mostly sabre (25-16), with some foil (12-2) ... played key role at Northwestern Invitational, winning all 11 bouts while filling in at foil ... went 5-6 at NYU Duals before fencing sabre (8-5) and foil (1-2) at Air Force Duals ... competed in duals at Ohio State (6-4) and Wayne State (6-1) ... seventh at Penn State Open (fall 2001).
AS A FRESHMAN: Had solid start en route to 45-17 regular-season record ... her 17th-place NCAA showing (8-15) included 5-3 wins over Ute Breden (Stanford), and Elizabeth Thottam (St. John's) ... placed fifth at Midwest Regionals ... went 6-6 at NYU Duals before surging at Northwestern Duals (12-0) and ND Invitational (20-3; two wins in 17-10 win over Northwestern) ... closed with 7-8 record at Duke Duals ... seventh in MFC individual competition ... placed 16th at Penn State Open (fall 2000).
PREP & PERSONAL: Trained under Arthur Paulina at Columbia HS and Vladimir Lilov at Lilov Fencing Club ... team captain and MVP as senior, earning all-state and national ranking after winning conference title ... member of `99 national women's sabre team champions ... earned four varsity letters in field hockey ... brother Lee Jordan played soccer and lacrosse at Emerson College ... mother Nancy Jordan is a Juilliard dance professor ... daughter of Steven and Nancy Jordan ... full name is Margaret Randall Jordan ... born Dec. 1, 1981, in New York City ... anthropology major in College of Arts and Letters.
Jordan's Career Record
|2001 (f)||45||17||.726||17th (Foil)|
|2003 (s)||56||6||.903||21st (Sabre)|