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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.


NCAA Eighth-Place Finisher (2012, 2013)

Second Team All-American (2012, 2013)

NCAA Ninth-Place Finisher (2011)

Honorable Mention All-American (2011)

MFC Sabre Runner-Up (2013)

MFC Sabre Third-Place Finisher (2011)

First Team All-MFC (2011, 2013)

MFC Sabre Sixth-Place Finisher (2012)

Second Team All-MFC (2012)

AS A SENIOR: Finished in eighth place at the NCAA Championship with a 14-9 record, good for second-team All-America accolades ... at Midwest Fencing Conference (MFC) Championships, withdrew from title bout due to injury, finishing second to Irish teammate Johanna Thill ... had best individual record of any women's sabreuse, logging a 35-25 mark ... started the season 8-7 at the St. John's Invitational ... struggled at NYU Invite before notching another 8-7 mark at the Northwestern Duals ... went 4-5 at Duke Duals before finishing regular season 8-1 at home at the Notre Dame Duals ... got off to a shaky start in New York losing three straight against Ohio State ... rebounded with three wins against Penn State ... bested Elizabeth Rapp 5-2, Jessica Russo 5-3 and Nicole Glon 5-4 ... maintained momentum and bested Harvard's sabre squad 5-1, 5-3 and 5-4 respectively ... struggled against host St. John's but posted a 2-1 mark against Columbia ... at Northwestern Duals, narrowly lost first bout 5-4 to Fairleigh Dickinson's Sophia Bischof ... was undefeated versus North Carolina sabreists, out-touching Sara Leung 5-1 and blanking Aislinn Klos 5-0 ... traded touches with UC-San Diego's Alexandra Stanley before winning the bout 5-2 ... won both bouts with Cal Tech, one by forfeit ... bested eventual NCAA Champion Gracie Stone 5-2 in first bout with Princeton combatants ... struggled in second bout but came back to win 5-1 against Diamond Wheeler ... earned a pair of wins against Stanford, blanking Isabel Guelbe 5-0 and winning a close 5-4 bout with Atria Richards ... finished the day in Evanston with three close-fought, 5-4 losses to Ohio State ... battled fiercely in Durham against opponents from Penn State, Duke and North Carolina ... at Notre Dame Duals, lone loss came against Kaja Klodowska of Wayne State, 5-3 ... at MFC Championships, defeated Krystal Titus (Iowa) 15-5, Shelby Guinn (Lawrence) 15-4, Celina Merza (Ohio State) 15-14 and Alicia Gurrieri (Northwestern) 15-8 to advance into title bout ... at NCAA Midwest Regional, finished second behind Merza with a 13-2 record and +38 indicator to qualify for the NCAA Championships ... down in San Antonio, finished the first day in seventh place with a 10-5 log ... after second day, finished in eighth place, good for third-team All-America honors ...captained the women's sabre squad and earned a monogram.

AS A JUNIOR: Selected as the women's sabre Most Valuable Player ... placed eighth at the NCAA Championships in the sabre to earn All-America second team recognition ... logged a 13-9 mark in round robin competition in the tournament, finishing with a +8 indicator ... finished 6th out of 53 participants at the Midwest Fencing Conference Championships, copping all-MFC second team honors in the process ... perfect 5-0 record in pool play, outpointing opponents in total touches 25-7 ... 15-2 rout of Lawrence's Madeline Cooper in the table of 32 ... claimed a tight 15-14 triumph over Ohio State's Emily Cheng to advance through the table of 16 ... competed in all four regular season dual events for the Irish ... ranked second on the sabre squad in wins with a 33-15 record ... battled toward an 8-7 record at the St. John's Duals ... defeated Kara Lee (placed 17th at the NCAA Championships) from No. 7 Harvard 5-4 ... downed Loweye Diedro (5-4), Emma Sulkowicz (5-4) and Samantha Roberts (5-1) from No. 5 Colombia at the St. John's Duals ... finished 7-5 at the NYU Duals knocking off Margarita Tschomakova (finished 7th at the NCAA Championships) from No. 2 Ohio State 5-3 ... posted a perfect 10-0 record at the Notre Dame Duals ... surrendered just one touch in a pair of 3-0 match victories over Wayne State and Detroit at the home meet ... finished 8-3 at the Northwestern Duals ... defeated Rebecca Ward (won the NCAA Championship in the sabre) from No. 10 Duke 5-4 at the Northwestern Duals.

AS A SOPHOMORE: Enjoyed breakout season with Irish in first full year competing with squad ... finished year with a record of 29-13 while earning first berth to the NCAA Championship ... earned first monogram ... opened the year with 11-5 record at the NYU Invitational ... earned first collegiate victory with a victory over Yale's Madeline Oliver (5-0) ... posted a perfect 3-0 record against Columbia, defeating the likes of NCAA participant Samantha Roberts (5-3) and Loweye Diedro (5-1), as well as Stephanie Aiuto (5-3) ... returned to the strip the following day, finishing with a record of 11-4 at the St. John's Challenge ... opened event with a 3-0 record against Ohio State, clinching the sabre victory with 5-3 triumph over NCAA participant Allison Miller ... also clinched sabre win in event finale against Columbia, defeating Samantha Roberts yet again, 5-3 ... finished match with 3-0 record ... posted a 2-1 record at the Notre Dame Duals, competing against only Northwestern ... recorded wins against Lisa Sachs (5-2) and Jillian Mahen (5-4) in that match ... went 4-3 the next day at the Northwestern Duals, taking to the strip against Cal Tech (1-0), Princeton (1-2) and Temple (2-1) ... opened match against Princeton with 5-3 victory over NCAA silver medalist Eliza Stone in match the Irish won 14-13 ... competed in only one bout at Irish Duals to close out the regular season ... finished tied for third at the Midwest Fencing Conference Championships, earning first team all-MFC distinction in the process ... advanced out of pool play with a 6-0 record and a +24 indicator to enter direct elimination as the third seed ... after earning a first round bye, put together a string of wins over Katie Lazarus of Michigan (15-0), Kaja Klodowska of Wayne State (15-3) and teammate Marta Stepien (15-8) to earn a spot in the semifinals where she fell to teammate Sarah Borrmann (15-8) ... finished fourth at the NCAA Midwest Regional, concluding with a mark of 5-4 in pool play with a +5 indicator ... ended season as a third team All-American after finishing with a record of 12-11 in first taste of NCAA Championship action ... most impressive victory of the tournament came over St. John's Anna Limbach, who finished with a record of 14-9.

AS A FRESHMAN: Did not fence for the Irish during her first season with the team.

PREP & PERSONAL: Attended CAM High School, while training at the Oregon Fencing Alliance in Portland, Ore., part of the Portland pipeline of fencers ... secured first place in the Cadet Division at the 2007 North American Cup in Dallas, Texas ... later earned a top-25 finish (22nd) at the Cadet World Cup in Konin, Poland ... in 2008, secured three top-10 finishes, including earning a runner-up result in Division 1 Team Sabre at the North American Cup in Portland, Ore. ... other two top-10 finishes came at the North American Cup in St. Louis, Mo. (sixth) and the Junior World Cup in Montreal, Canada (eighth) ... has been ranked in the top 50 of the junior rankings over the span of the last five months according to the FIE rankings ... climbed to 210th in the senior rankings as of March 24, 2009 ... was the recipient of the Oregon Fencing Alliance Sportsmanship Award in 2007 along with serving as an Athlete Representative to the Board of Directors (2007-present) ... current Irish fencer Kevin Hassett, as well as former Irish fencers Avery Zuck, Sarah Borrmann, Eileen Hassett, Mariel Zagunis and Patrick Ghattas also trained with the Oregon Fencing Alliance ... daughter of David and Chong-il Osier ... graduated from the College of Arts and Letters with a degree in American studies with a minor in technology, business and society in May 2013.

Osier's Career Record

Year W L Pct. NCAA Finish
2011 29 13 .690 9th
2012 33 15 .688 8th
Career 62 28 .689 --

Lian Osier
Lian  Osier


Battle Ground, WA

High School:
CAM High School



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