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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

October 7
All Day
Div. I/Div. II NAC
Detroit, Mich. (Cobo Center)
October 8
All Day
Div. I/Div. II NAC
Detroit, Mich. (Cobo Center)
October 9
All Day
Div. I/Div. II NAC
Detroit, Mich. (Cobo Center)
October 10
All Day
Div. I/Div. II NAC
Detroit, Mich. (Cobo Center)
November 5
All Day
Elite Invitational
Philadelphia, Pa. (Hutchinson Gymnasium)
November 11
All Day
Junior NAC
Milwaukee, Wis. (Wisconsin Center)
November 12
All Day
Junior NAC
Milwaukee, Wis. (Wisconsin Center)
November 13
All Day
Junior NAC
Milwaukee, Wis. (Wisconsin Center)
November 14
All Day
Junior NAC
Milwaukee, Wis. (Wisconsin Center)
November 20
All Day
Penn State Open
University Park, Pa. (White Building)
December 2
All Day
Div. I/Div. II NAC
Richmond, Va. (Greater Richmond Convention Center)
December 3
All Day
Div. I/Div. II NAC
Richmond, Va. (Greater Richmond Convention Center)
December 4
All Day
Div. I/Div. II NAC
Richmond, Va. (Greater Richmond Convention Center)
December 5
All Day
Div. I/Div. II NAC
Richmond, Va. (Greater Richmond Convention Center)
January 6
All Day
Div. I/Junior NAC
Columbus, Ohio (Greater Columbus Convention Center)
January 7
All Day
Div. I/Junior NAC
Columbus, Ohio (Greater Columbus Convention Center)
January 8
All Day
Div. I/Junior NAC
Columbus, Ohio (Greater Columbus Convention Center)
January 9
All Day
Div. I/Junior NAC
Columbus, Ohio (Greater Columbus Convention Center)
January 21
All Day
St. Johns Invitational
Queens, N.Y. (Taffner Field House)
January 22
All Day
NYU Invitational
New York, N.Y. (Dodge Center)
January 28
All Day
DeCicco Duals
Notre Dame, Ind. (Castellan Family Fencing Center)
January 29
All Day
DeCicco Duals
Notre Dame, Ind. (Castellan Family Fencing Center)
February 4
All Day
Northwestern Duals
Notre Dame, Ind. (Castellan Family Fencing Center)
February 5
All Day
Northwestern Duals
Notre Dame, Ind. (Castellan Family Fencing Center)
February 17
All Day
USA Fencing Junior Olympics
Kansas City, Mo. (Bartle Hall Convention Center)
February 18
All Day
USA Fencing Junior Olympics
Kansas City, Mo. (Bartle Hall Convention Center)
February 19
All Day
USA Fencing Junior Olympics
Kansas City, Mo. (Bartle Hall Convention Center)
February 20
All Day
USA Fencing Junior Olympics
Kansas City, Mo. (Bartle Hall Convention Center)
February 25
All Day
ACC Championships
Durham, N.C. (TBD)
February 26
All Day
ACC Championships
Durham, N.C. (TBD)
March 11
All Day
NCAA Midwest Regional
Detroit, Mich. (Mattheai Center)
March 23
All Day
NCAA Championships
Indianapolis, Ind. (Indiana Farmers Coliseum)
March 24
All Day
NCAA Championships
Indianapolis, Ind. (Indiana Farmers Coliseum)
March 25
All Day
NCAA Championships
Indianapolis, Ind. (Indiana Farmers Coliseum)
March 26
All Day
NCAA Championships
Indianapolis, Ind. (Indiana Farmers Coliseum)
April 21
All Day
USA Fencing Division I Championship
TBD
April 22
All Day
USA Fencing Division I Championship
TBD
April 23
All Day
USA Fencing Division I Championship
TBD
April 24
All Day
USA Fencing Division I Championship
TBD

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