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01/21/2018

Irish Close Out Weekend With Wins In Philly

Top-ranked men's and women's fencing teams go 4-1 Sunday at Philadelphia Invitational

11/05/2017

Irish Open 2017-18 Season Strong At Elite Invitational

Irish women sweep field to go 5-0, men post 3-1 record

11/20/2016

Kiefer Snags Men's Foil Gold At Penn State Open

Zeller also medals in epee event

11/19/2016

Irish Women Snare Two Of Three Golds At Penn State

Kiefer, Sirico claim victory in respective weapons at Penn State Open

11/18/2016

Keys To The Meet: Penn State Open

Irish travel for individual competition at Penn State

01/30/2016

Northwestern Duals

Northwestern Duals

AS A JUNIOR:

  • Went 15-5 on the season
  • Competed solely at the DeCicco Duals and Northwestern Invitational
  • Went 13-3 at the DeCicco meet
  • Wrapped season at Northwestern duals with 2-2 mark

AS A SOPHOMORE:

  • Posted a 35-6 mark on the season  
  • Tied for 25th at the Penn State Open to start the year  
  • Went 27-2 over two days at the DeCicco Duals  
  • Turned in an 8-4 record at the Northwestern Duals
  • Earned a monogram

AS A FRESHMAN:

  • Amassed 18-4 record in first season with the Irish  
  • Lost one bout at Ohio State Elite Cup to Sarah Hanvy of North Carolina, 5-3
  • Fenced at DeCicco Duals, amassing 18-3 record

PREP AND PERSONAL:

  • Got started in fencing as a fifth grader when she attended camp at Notre Dame and fell in love with the sport
  • Biggest athletic thrill to date is competing against former Irish epeeist Courtney Hurley at a North American Cup (NAC) competition  
  • Graduated from Forest Hills Northern in May of 2014
  • Participated in National Honors Society and was a member of the student board  
  • In addition to fencing, participated in crew, basketball and cross country  
  • As a sophomore was a member of the 4V1 boat on crew team that went to state finals
  • Boat placed second in high school championships
  • Hails from Grand Rapids, Michigan
  • Oldest child of Michael and Kimberly Clarke  
  • Has one younger sister, Christine
  • Enrolled in the College of Engineering, majoring in mechanical engineering

Katherine Clarke
Katherine  Clarke

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Grand Rapids, MI

High School:
Forrest Hills Northern

Height:
5-9

Position:
Epee

Club:
Grand Rapids Fencing Academy

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