UND Roster

2008-09 Fencing Roster

Christina Zoccoli


Height 5'3''
Class Senior
Hometown Delran, NJ
High School Academy of Notre Dame de Namur

Second-year sabreist and intelligent attacker, looking to keep developing overall skill while overcoming shoulder injury … has spent past two summers as head of research team at St. Joseph[apos]s University (in Philadelphia), focusing on interaction of electro-magnetic fields on brain tissue … compiled 21-20 regular-season record in 2007 record that included 8-11 at ND Duals, 3-3 at NYU Duals, 6-3 at Midwest Duals (at ND) and 4-3 at Northwestern Duals … posted 5-1 win over Wayne State[apos]s Alicia Chmielewski at ND Duals while winning at NYU versus Yale[apos]s Farrah Klimovek (5-1) and two fencers from the home team (5-1 vs. Victoria Dominguez; 5-4 vs. Angie Dang) … placed 19th at Midwest Fencing Conference Championships and 13th at NCAA Midwest Regional (both at ND) … posted 3.49 GPA in 2007 spring term.

PREP & PERSONAL: Fencing team captain and MVP as a junior and senior while at Academy of Notre Dame de Namur … also fenced at Csiszar Fencing Club, coached by Andrew Bullock … won two first-place and a third-place award at the International Science Fair as a sophomore (her projects focused on interactions in autonomic nervous system) … a merit scholar who also was head of the jazz band and an award winner in both Shakespeare and French competitions … played five years of softball prior to high school … born April 4, 1987, in Philadelphia … daughter of Mario and Donna Marie Zoccoli … full name is Christina Marie Mariolana Jeanvieve Zoccoli … enrolled in College of Science (double major in biology/philosophy).