Notre Dame Fencers Ariel DeSmet and Lee Kiefer Named ACC Men's and Women's Fencing Scholar-Athletes of the Year
27 Irish Student-Athletes were named to winter Olympic sports ACC All-Academic Teams.
Notre Dame defeated the Vikings, 204.5-94.5, in the 29-year veteran's final home meet.
Notre Dame claims its fourth meet sweep in the nine-year history of the event
The tie was just the second for Notre Dame in 666 all-time dual meets
Notre Dame has now won three of its last four dual meets
AS A SOPHOMORE: Swam breaststroke and butterfly events in his second season with the Irish, finishing in the top-10 numerous times ... tried his hand in the 500 free (4:36.03) at Hawkeye Invitational ... came in sixth in exhibition meet against Purdue in 400 IM (4:13.36) ... earned his best time in the 100 breast (55.45) and 200 breast (2:00.67) at Shamrock Invitational, finishing second in both races ... clocked in at 2:03.08 in 200 breast at Hawkeye Invitational ... in 100 breast, touched the wall in 55.79 at Hawkeye Invitational ... was fourth in 100 breast (58.92) in tri-meet with Michigan State and Virginia ... touched the wall fifth in 200 breast (2:07.87) in tri-meet with Michigan and Northwestern ... in dual meet with Louisville, came in sixth in 200 fly (1:53.47) ... won 200 fly (1:51.72) in last home meet of the season against Cleveland State.
AS A FRESHMAN: Saw limited action during his freshman season ... recorded a seventh-place finish in the 100 breast (58.76) at the Shamrock Invitational ... in dual meet action against Cleveland State, finished sixth in the 200 free (1:53.18) ... against Pittsburgh, swam to a fourth-place finish in the 100 breast (59.53) and a fifth-place finish in the 400 free relay (3:14.77) ... monogram winner.
PREP AND PERSONAL: Three-year letterwinner at Saline (Mich.) High School for coach Todd Brunty ... primary events were distance and the individual medley ... member of two undefeated seasons and the 2011 state championship team with the Hornets ... all-conference selection ... transferred to Clements High School for his senior season ... also swam with Club Wolverine and the First Colony Swim Team ... qualified for the Short Course Junior National Finals in the 200 breast ... son of Leif and Mary Jensen ... has one sister, Kathryn ... enrolled in the College of Science.
Jensen's Career Bests