UND Roster

2011-12 Fencing Roster

Beatriz Almeida


Height 5'5''
Class Sophomore
Hometown Chappagua, NY
High School Horace Greeley

Second Team All-MFC (2009)
Honorable Mention All-MFC (2010)

AS A SENIOR: Finished seventh at the Midwest Fencing Conference Championships … named second-team all-MFC … earned fourth monogram … amassed a 127-37 career record after a 20-11 effort on the year … posted a 5-2 record at the NYU Duals … swept Kelsey Gibson (5-2), Ericka Persson (5-1) and Lisa Verzino (5-0) from host NYU at the NYU Duals … fought past Yale[apos]s Lucy Partman (5-1) and Laura Benoit (5-2), assisting the sabre team to a 6-3 match victory over the Bulldogs at the NYU Duals … finished with a 9-1 performance at the Notre Dame Duals … logged a clean sheet against Wayne State[apos]s Shante Wilkerson (5-0) at the home duals … surpassed members of both Northwestern and Florida 2-0 at the home event … gathered a 6-5 record at the Northwestern Duals … knocked off Stanford[apos]s Suraya Omar (5-4) and Atira Richards (5-1) to assist the sabre team in a 6-3 victory over the Cardinal at the Northwestern Duals.

AS A JUNIOR: Finished third year with the team with a record of 29-5 in sabre … earned third monogram … travelled with women[apos]s sabre to NYU Invitational and St. John[apos]s Challenge but did not record a victory on the weekend … posted a stellar 15-2 mark at the Notre Dame Duals, including going a perfect 3-0 against Lawrence, Cleveland State and Florida … clinched sabre victory over Lawrence with 5-2 decision over Madeline Cooper … also clinched sabre win over Florida with 5-3 triumph over Sam Cooke … reached double-digit wins the following day at the Northwestern Duals, putting together a 10-2 mark … also went a perfect 3-0 against both Fairleigh Dickinson and Stanford … clinched sabre decision against North Carolina after dispelling Sara Leung 5-2 … concluded regular season with a 4-0 combined record against Chicago, Illinois and Michigan State … finished 16th at the Midwest Fencing Conference Championships in the beginning of postseason action … also helped sabre squad capture the team weapon title en route to the Irish claiming all six weapon concentrations for the first time since the conference formed.

AS A SOPHOMORE: Received honorable mention all-MFC recognition after a ninth-place finish at the Midwest Fencing Championships … posted a record of 37-7 on the regular season … started the year with a 3-1 showing at the NYU Invitational, including a perfect 3-0 ledger against NYU … posted one win at the St. John[apos]s Challenge, defeating Jackie Jacobson of Columbia … went 18-4 at the Northwestern Duals, posting undefeated records against Stanford (2-0), Duke (2-0), North Carolina (3-0), Johns Hopkins (1-0), Wayne State (3-0), Detroit (2-0) and Cleveland State (2-0) … also clinched the match over Duke with her 5-0 victory over Margot Mausner … posted a perfect 15-0 record for the Irish at the Notre Dame Duals … placed ninth at the Midwest Fencing Championships, advancing to the Round of 16 before falling to Whitney White of Northwestern, 15-8 … defeated Lara Schmitt of Purdue (15-1) in the Round of 64 and Jenna El-Amin of Ohio State (15-7) in the Round of 32 … posted two bout wins in the sabre squad[apos]s quarterfinal victory over Detroit (5-0) en route to the team later winning the title over Ohio State … finished 11th at the NCAA Midwest Regionals, knocking off Ashley McLemore of Detroit in the 11th-place match, 15-6.

AS A FRESHMAN: Finished the regular season with a 41-14 record … began her college career at the St. John[apos]s Duals, finishing 1-3 … earned her first career win against Columbia[apos]s Daria Schneider (5-3) … went 7-7 at the NYU Invitational, including a 3-0 mark against NYU … added a 14-4 record at the Northwestern Duals, including 3-0 marks against Fairleigh Dickinson, Wayne State and Cleveland State … went undefeated at the Notre Dame Duals, finishing an impressive 19-0 … went 3-0 against Michigan State, Cleveland State, San Diego and Cal Tech at the Notre Dame Duals … placed eighth at the Midwest Fencing Conference Championships to earn second-team all-conference honors … entered the direct elimination round of the championships as the 13th seed … defeated Jenny Hamilton of Xavier, 15-2, in the round of 64 and Detroit[apos]s Samantha LaFrance, 15-8, in the round of 32 … beat Notre Dame teammate Eileen Hassett, 15-14, in the round of 16 before falling to teammate Ashley Serrette, 15-9, in the quarterfinals … finished in fourth place at the NCAA Midwest Regionals … beat Ohio State[apos]s Falencia Miller, 15-14, in the regional quarterfinals before falling to Notre Dame teammate Sarah Borrmann, 15-4, in the semifinals and Ohio State[apos]s Margarita Tschomakovoa, 15-6, in the third-place bout.

PREP & PERSONAL: Attended Horace Greeley High School in Chappaqua, N.Y. … finished ninth at the 2007 Carl Schwende Junior World Cup event held in Montreal … trained at the Fencing Academy of Westchester … daughter of Claudio Almeida and Veronica Ribeiro … second oldest of four siblings … earned a degree in liberal studies with a minor in peace studies from the College of Arts and Letters.

Almeida[apos]s Career Record

Year W L Pct. NCAA Finish
2009 41 14 .745
2010 37 7 .841
2011 29 5 .852
2012 20 11 .645
Career 127 37 .774