Irish Open 2017-18 Season Strong At Elite Invitational

Irish women sweep field to go 5-0, men post 3-1 record


Keys To The Meet: Elite Invitational

2017 champion Irish return to strip at Ohio State


Notre Dame Fencing Leads ACC With 10 All-Academic Honorees

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


Notre Dame Captures Ninth NCAA Fencing Championship

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


Irish Increase Lead At NCAA Championship

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


NCAA Fencing Championships Day 3

NCAA Fencing Championships Day 3


ACC Fencing Championships

ACC Fencing Championships - Day 1


NCAA Fencing Championships - Day 1

NCAA Fencing Championships - Day 1


ACC Fencing Championships Day 2

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


Northwestern Duals

Northwestern Duals

  • 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.

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


Portland, OR

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