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Spirited fighter who has joined the Notre Dame women's epee squad along with fellow freshman Kim Montoya ... an athletic fencer who brings a well-organized approach to the strip ... follows All-America men's epeeist Christian Scherpe (`86; Krefield) and recent foilist Johannes Masserer (`05; Frankenhardt) as third German fencer to join the Notre Dame program ... looking to make the transition to college fencing while also adjusting to life at an American university ... has trained with Ruth Osyczka (formerly a national coach with Poland) at the elite T.B.B. Olympic Center, a 64-strip facility near Frankfurt that is considered the world's premier fencing center ... placed 10th at the Penn State Open in the fall of 2005, losing in the round-of-16 to Ohio State newcomer Alexandra Obrazcova ... other German natives to star for Notre Dame teams have included three members of the Irish men's soccer program: midfielders Chris Mathis (`93-'96; Kaisersautern) and Andreas Forstner (`99-'02; Gerlinden) and all-BIG EAST forward Erich Braun (`99-'02; Frankfurt).

PREP & PERSONAL: Attended high school at the Matthias Gruenewald Gymnasium while training at the prestigious T.B.B. Olympic Center ... placed 21st at the 2002 Cadet World Championships, after finishing third in the `02 German Cadet Championships (under-17) ... also placed third in the 2001 German Junior Championships (u-19) ... member of the National Honor Society ... daughter of Mario and Birgit Stephan ... born Dec. 17, 1985, in Pirna, Germany ... enrolled in the First Year of Studies.

Madeleine Stephan
Madeleine  Stephan

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Tauberbischofsheim, Germany

High School:
Matthias Gruenewald Gymnasium

Height:
5-6

Event:
Epee

Birthdate:
12/17/1985

Event Calendar

Delta

February 6
M 4-1
Duke Duals
Durham, N.C.
RECAP

Live Results
February 7
W 5-0
Duke Duals
Durham, N.C.
RECAP
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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