Two Notre Dame fencers take silver at 41st annual competition
Men and Women's Fencing competed in the Midwest Conference Individual Championships on March 2nd in the Joyce Center.
HONORS & AWARDS
MFC Foil Ninth-Place Finisher (2013)
Honorable Mention All-MFC (2013)
AS A SOPHOMORE: Posted 32-13 mark on the year to improve career record to 52-17 ... began the season in impressive fashion, winning four of five bouts at NYU Invitational ... bested Yale's Megan Murphy, 5-2, and blanked Jin Ai Yap, 5-0 ... out-touched Northwestern's Mikela Goldstein, 5-3 ... emerged victorious against host NYU's Audra Fox, 5-1 ... won two of three bouts at the St. John's Invitational, defeating Harvard's Alexandra Kiefer, 5-3, and St. John's Melissa Corona, 5-3 ... racked up 10-11 record at Northwestern Duals ... capped the Evanston, Illinois tournament with 3-0 sweep of UC-San Diego's Nicole Chiang (5-1), Alina Marshall (5-3) and Rosalyn Lim (5-3) ... breezed through combatants at DeCicco Duals en route to logging a sterling, 16-0 tournament record ... earned a monogram.M
AS A FRESHMAN: competed in two meets for the Irish, logging a 12-3 record at the Northwestern Duals and 12-1 mark at the Notre Dame Duals ... in Evanston, Illinois, blanked Fairleigh Dickinson's Alexis Camara and Sanki Patel 5-0, but narrowly lost to Alix Lerch, 5-4 ... went 2-1 against North Carolina and UC-San Diego foes ... lost 5-0 against UC-San Diego's Victoria Parra, but won 5-0 against Tritan teammate Nicole Chiang ... went undefeated against Cal Tech and Stanford ... did not allow a single touch in bouts against the Beavers, winning two of the three 5-0 and her third by forfeit ... against the Cardinal, won two bouts 5-1 and the third bout 5-0 ... again went undefeated at Notre Dame Duals, bouting against Cleveland State, Wayne State, Detroit, Northwestern and Lawrence ... against Air Force, suffered lone loss to Mary McElwee, 5-4 ... won other two bouts against the Falcons with matching 5-1 scores ... finished at the MFC Championships in ninth place, earning honorable-mention All-MFC accolades.
PREP & PERSONAL: Graduated from St. Thomas Episcopal ... competed with the Salle Mauro club team ... third-place finisher at the 2010 Junior Olympic Fencing Championships ... claimed third place at the 2009 Junior National Championships ... competed at the Senior World Cup in Dallas, Texas ... participated with the National Charity League for six years ... daughter of David and Rebecca Followill ... has one sister, Hannah ... enrolled in the College of Arts & Letters, double-majoring in Chinese and business economics.
Followill's Career Record