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Notre Dame Fighting Irish fencing

Notre Dame Fighting Irish fencing represents the University of Notre Dame in collegiate fencing. The Irish compete in the Atlantic Coast Conference of NCAA Division I.

Notre Dame Fighting Irish fencing
Notre Dame Fighting Irish logo.svg
First season1934
Head coachGia Kvaratskhelia
3rd season, 131–11 (.923)
Home stadiumEdmund P. Joyce Center
LocationSouth Bend, Indiana
LeagueAtlantic Coast Conference
Past conferencesGreat Lakes Conference, Midwest Intercollegiate Conference, Midwest Fencing Conference
National Titles10
Conference titles42
All-Americans41
Fight songNotre Dame Victory March
MascotNotre Dame Leprechaun

National championshipsEdit

  • Men: 1977, 1978, 1986
  • Women: 1987
  • Co-ed: 1994, 2003, 2005, 2011, 2017, 2018

Individual championshipsEdit

  • Women's Foil
    • Molly Sullivan (1986), Molly Sullivan (1988), Heidi Piper (1991), Alicja Kryczalo (2002), Alicja Kryczalo (2003), Alicja Kryczalo (2004), Lee Kiefer (2013), Lee Kiefer (2014), Lee Kiefer (2015), Lee Kiefer (2017)
  • Women's Épée
    • Magda Krol (1997), Kerry Walton (2002), Kelly Hurley (2008), Courtney Hurley (2011), Courtney Hurley (2013),
  • Women's Sabre
    • Valerie Providenza (2004), Mariel Zagunis (2006), Sarah Borrmann (2008), Francesca Russo (2015), Francesca Russo (2017)
  • Men's Foil
    • Pat Gerard (1977), Andrew Bonk (1979), Charles Higgs-Coulthard (1984), Gerek Meinhardt (2010), Ariel DeSmet (2011), Gerek Meinhardt (2014), Nick Itkin (2018)
  • Men's Éppé
    • Björne Väggö (1978), Ola Harstrom (1983), Johnathon Douglas-Riley (1986), Jubba Beshin (1990), Michal Sobieraj (2005),
  • Men's Sabre
    • Mike Sullivan (1977), Mike Sullivan (1978), Luke LaValle (1998), Gabor Szelle (2000)

Year-by-year resultsEdit

CoachesEdit

Johnathon Douglas-Riley (2012-present), Petrov Krauss (2000-2012)

Castellan Family Fencing CenterEdit

The Irish practice at the Castellan Family Fencing Center, which opened in 2012 as part of the Joyce Center. It features locker rooms for men and women, coaches' offices, a lounge area, a repair room, and a conference room.

ReferencesEdit