Kiefer Snags Men's Foil Gold At Penn State Open

Zeller also medals in epee event


Keys To The Meet: Penn State Open

Irish travel for individual competition at Penn State


Irish Fencing Finishes Day Two Undefeated at Northwestern Duals

Both the women's and men's teams won six matchups across eight rounds Sunday.


Irish Fencers Dominant In State College

Archer, Collineau, Antipas sweep foil medals


Northwester Duals - Day 2

Notre Dame Fencing at Northwestern Duals, Day 2

AS A SOPHOMORE:  Went 27-4 on the season, bettering his all-time mark to 42-6 … opened the season with a 27th-place finish at the Penn State Open ...  posted an 18-3 record at the DeCicco Duals… posted a 9-1 record at the Northwestern Duals.

: Competed in both the Northwestern Duals and DeCicco Duals ... at Northwestern, beat UC San Diego's Peter Meckling 5-1 and Cal Tech's Yu Han Nam 5-1 and Kai Chang 5-2 ... at DeCicco Duals, posted a 12-2 mark ... began by beating Detroit's Thomas Borden 5-3 and losing to Austin Carlisle, 5-4 ... earned three wins against Bradley foes, out-touching Andrew Bogetz 5-3 and Kevin Coyne 5-1 (third win was by forfeit) ... continued his win streak by beat Indiana's Clint Spesard, 5-2, and Michael Peters 5-0, but lost to Kevin Schindler 5-2 ... finished with six straight wins against Wisconsin (forfeit, Austin Kramer, 5-1, Alex Lichtenberg, 5-0) and Michigan State combatants (Michael Ping, 5-2, John Foxworth, 5-3, James Yen, 5-2).

PREP AND PERSONAL: Competed with fellow Irish freshman Francesca Russo at Bergen Fencing Club ... as a senior, placed sixth individually in sabre competition ... graduated from Parsippany Hills in May 2014 ... in addition to fencing, was a member of DECA, school's Model United Nations team and Junior Statesmen of America club ... in DECA, held position of national social media correspondent and placed eighth in the nation at International Virtual Business Challenge... voted in as president of Model U.N. and treasurer of Junior Statesmen of America clubs ... biggest athletic thrill to date is being admitted to Notre Dame ... youngest child of Andrew and Lidia Cepak ... has two older sisters ... eldest sister Monica competed in track and field at Princeton ... hails from Morris Plains, New Jersey ... enrolled in the Mendoza College of Business.

Cepak's Career Record

Year W L Pct. NCAA Finish
2014-15 15 2 .882 --
2015-16 27 4 .871 --
Career 42 6 .875 --

Paul Cepak
Paul  Cepak


Morris Plains, NJ

High School:
Parsippany Hills



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