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01/29/2017

Irish Wrap Competition Sunday At DeCicco Duals

Both men's and women's squads go 6-0 against club competition

01/28/2017

Irish Dominant in DeCicco Duals Debut

No. 3 Irish women defeat No. 8 Northwestern in Saturday's premier match

AS A JUNIOR:

  • Posted 28-0 on the season, competing at the DeCicco Duals and Northwestern Invitational
  • Turned in the best record of the weekend with a 23-0 at DeCicco
  • Wrapped the season 5-0 at Northwestern Duals

AS A SOPHOMORE:

  • Went 36-4 during the regular season
  • Went 28-1 over two days at the DeCicco Duals
  • Finished the season 8-3 at the Northwestern Duals  
  • Named to the ACC Academic Honor Roll

AS A FRESHMAN:

  • Did not compete with the Irish

PREP AND PERSONAL:

  • Competed with current Irish teammate Allison Barry at Manhattan Fencing Center during prep career
  • With club team, won bronze in Division III Summer Nationals competition
  • Placed 13th in Division IA and 24th in U-20 2014 Summer Nationals competition  
  • As a freshman, won high school's sabre all-star award  
  • Named top girl in Independent Schools Fencing League (ISFL) individual tournament
  • As a sophomore posted undefeated individual season and again was No. 1 in ISFL girls sabre competition
  • Named sabre squad captain  
  • Took team gold at ISFL team tournament
  • Repeated as undefeated, individual ISFL tournament winner junior year and took gold once again in team ISFL tournament  
  • Capped senior season ranked first in ISFL individual rankings
  • Won high school's MVP Wildcat award  
  • In addition to fencing competed with the sailing team for one year also  
  • Graduated from Rye Country Day School in June of 2014  
  • Named a national merit finalist in '14, and earned silver honors on the national Spanish exam in 2011 and '13, taking gold in 2012
  • Took silver honors on national Latin exam in 2012  
  • Named an AP Scholar in 2013  
  • Volunteered in spare time as an ESL teacher to adult immigrants and was a camp counselor at Flint Park Day Camp, in addition to serving as president of Amnesty International Club
  • Middle child of Timothy and Claire Gallagher  
  • Father Timothy attended Notre Dame
  • Has one brother, Will, and one sister, Hope
  • Hails from Larchmont, New York, the same area as men's swimmers Kevin Hughes and Richard Mannix and fellow Irish sabreist Jonah Shainberg  
  • Enrolled in the Mendoza College of Business, with the intent to major in economics.

Madeline Gallagher
Madeline  Gallagher

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Larchmont, NY

High School:
Rye County Day School

Height:
5-9

Position:
Sabre

Club:
Manhattan Fencing Center

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