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Latin American fencer who is capable of beating top opponents but will be looking for more consistency in results ... emotional competitor who could prove to be tough fencer if able to properly channel that emotion on the strip ... could show strides as he gains experience and improves bouting focus ... has shown tactical improvement throughout career ... well-prepared from technical standpoint, with good speed and quick reactions ... improved on #54 seed with 45th-place finish at Penn State Open in fall of 2006 ... first El Salvador native ever to compete with Notre Dame fencing program that has included fencers from 48 states and 24 foreign countries ... the only previous Notre Dame athletics monogram winner from El Salvador is tennis player Allan Lopez Seprano, a San Salvador native who lettered in 1993 and '94 ... compiled 47-35 record in first two seasons wih the Irish.

AS A SOPHOMORE: Went 17-8 in regular season (2-4 at Northwestern Duals, 0-1 at NYU Duals, 8-1 at ND Duals, 7-2 at UCSD Duals) ... placed 18th in Midwest Fencing Conference and ninth at Regional (in Cleveland) ... narrowly missed round-of-32 at Penn State Open (fall '05).

AS A FRESHMAN: Finished 30-27 in regular season (3-9 at NYU Duals, 21-12 at ND Duals, 6-6 at Duke Duals) ... beat Stanford All-American Steve Gerberman (5-3) and Fullerton All-American Brian Fraser (5-2) , both at NYU ... competed at several events in fall of '04, including Northwestern Open, Penn State Open (21st; 5-9 in pools) and Junior World Cup in Louisville, Ky.

PREP & PERSONAL: Member of El Salvador national fencing team ... graduated from Escuela Americana ... son of Ernesto and Ileana Alvarado ... full name is Diego Roberto Quinonez ... a finance major, in the Mendoza College of Business.

Quinonez's Career Record

YearWLPct.NCAA Finish
20053027.526
2006178.680
Career4735.573

Diego Quinonez
Diego  Quinonez

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
San Salvador, El Salvador

High School:
Escuela Americana

Height / Weight:
5-8 / 150

Event:
Foil

Birthdate:
09/23/1985

Event Calendar

Delta

January 30
W 6-0, M 5-1
Northwestern Duals
Notre Dame, IN (Castellan Family Fencing Center)
RECAP

Live Results
January 31
W 6-0, M 6-0
Northwestern Duals
Notre Dame, IN (Castellan Family Fencing Center)
RECAP
February 6
M 4-1
Duke Duals
Durham, N.C.
RECAP

Live Results
February 7
All Day
Duke Duals
Durham, N.C.
February 12
All Day
Junior Olympics
Cleveland, OH (Convention Center)
February 13
All Day
Junior Olympics
Cleveland, OH (Convention Center)
February 14
All Day
Junior Olympics
Cleveland, OH (Convention Center)
February 15
All Day
Junior Olympics
Cleveland, OH (Convention Center)
February 27
All Day
ACC Championships
Notre Dame, IN (Castellan Family Fencing Center)
February 28
All Day
ACC Championships
Notre Dame, IN (Castellan Family Fencing Center)
March 12
All Day
NCAA Midwest Regional
Columbus, OH (French Field House)
March 24
All Day
NCAA Championships
Waltham, Mass. (Gosman Center)
March 25
All Day
NCAA Championships
Waltham, Mass. (Gosman Center)
March 26
All Day
NCAA Championships
Waltham, Mass. (Gosman Center)
March 27
All Day
NCAA Championships
Waltham, Mass. (Gosman Center)
April 8
All Day
USA Fencing Div. I Championship
Richmond, Va. (Convention Center)
April 9
All Day
USA Fencing Div. I Championship
Richmond, Va. (Convention Center)
April 10
All Day
USA Fencing Div. I Championship
Richmond, Va. (Convention Center)
April 11
All Day
USA Fencing Div. I Championship
Richmond, Va. (Convention Center)

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