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04/18/2017

Notre Dame Fencing Leads ACC With 10 All-Academic Honorees

Five women and five men named to conference All-Academic teams

03/26/2017

Notre Dame Captures Ninth NCAA Fencing Championship

Kiefer enjoys a historic day, earning fourth individual title and clinching team championship.

03/25/2017

Irish Increase Lead At NCAA Championship

Notre Dame will enter the final day of competition in strong title contention.

03/24/2017

Irish Remain On Top Of NCAA Championship Leaderboard

Notre Dame earns five All-America honors as the men's competition wraps up.

03/22/2017

Keys To The Meet: 2017 NCAA Fencing Championships

Fully loaded Irish seek NCAA hardware at national meet in Indianapolis

03/25/2017

NCAA Fencing Championships Day 3

NCAA Fencing Championships Day 3

02/25/2017

ACC Fencing Championships

ACC Fencing Championships - Day 1

03/24/2016

NCAA Fencing Championships - Day 1

NCAA Fencing Championships - Day 1

02/28/2016

ACC Fencing Championships Day 2

Notre Dame hosts the 2016 Atlantic Coast Conference Fencing Championships at the Castellan Family Fencing Center.

01/30/2016

Northwestern Duals

Northwestern Duals

HONORS AND AWARDS:
  • 2016 NCAA Championship Women’s Sabre 12th Place
  • 2016 Third Team All-American
  • 2016 NCAA Midwest Championship Fifth Place
  • 2016 ACC Championship Women’s Sabre Runner-Up
  • 2016 All-ACC
  • 2016 Team Most Valuable Sabreuse
  • 2016 All-ACC Academic Team
  • ACC Fencer of the Week (Feb. 10, 2016)

AS A FRESHMAN: Turned in an excellent rookie campaign with the Irish, highlighted by a Third Team All-American citation … finished 12th at the NCAA Championships, going 12-11 in pool play … finished in fifth place at the Midwest Regionals … earned All-ACC honors by finishing in second at the ACC Championship … posted a 51-14 record during regular-season bouts … tied for ninth all-time in single-season women’s sabre wins in program history … opened the season with a 12-3 record at the Penn Elite Invitational … went 3-0 at the DeCicco Duals … went 18-5 at the Northwestern Duals … wrapped the regular season with a 13-2 mark at the Duke Duals, after which she was named ACC Female Fencer of the Week … named to the All-ACC Academic Team … named the team’s Most Valuable Sabreuse … earned a monogram.

PREP AND PERSONAL:
Graduated from Aloha in June 2015 as both an honors student and salutatorian ... began fencing at the age of 10 at Oregon Fencing Alliance ... coached by U.S. women's Olympic sabre coach Ed Korfanty ... ranked in top five nationally at cadet level in 2013-14 ... currently ranked in top 10 nationally at junior level ... youngest of five siblings ... eldest sister Maria played basketball at Gonzaga ... older siblings Eileen (class of '11) and Kevin (class of '14) both fenced at Notre Dame, earning All-American accolades during their careers ... biggest athletic thrill to date is placing second at Junior Olympics in the junior division in 2013 and finishing sixth at the Cadet World Cup in Konin, Poland, the same year ... hails from same area of Oregon as three-time Olympian and 2012 Opening Ceremonies U.S. flag bearer Mariel Zagunis ... parents are Kevin Sr. and Ann Hassett ... enrolled in the First Year of Studies with plans to major in business.

Hassett's Career Record

Year W L Pct. NCAA Finish
2015-16 51 14 .785 12th
Career 51 14 .785 12th
 

Tara Hassett
Tara  Hassett

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Portland, OR

High School:
Aloha

Height:
5-7

Event:
Sabre

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