2019-20 Fencing Roster
Hometown Chandler, AZ
High School Chandler Online Academy/Hamilton HS
HONORS AND AWARDS:
- 2020 ACC Fencer of the Year, Women’s Sabre
- 2020 ACC Champion, Women’s Sabre
- 2020 Midwest Regional Champion, Women’s Sabre
- 2020 Notre Dame Women’s Sabre MVP
- 2020 All-ACC
- 2019 NCAA Championships, Women’s Sabre, 8th Place
- 2019 Second Team All-American
- 2019 NCAA Midwest Regional Champion, Women’s Sabre
- 2019 ACC Champion, Women’s Sabre
- 2019 All-ACC
- 2019 ACC Championships Most Valuable Fencer
- 2019 ACC Fencer of the Year, Women’s Sabre
- 2019 Notre Dame Women’s Sabre MVP
AS A SOPHOMORE:
- Compiled a 52-19 record after competing in five of the six regular season meets
- Season best performance came at the DeCicco Duals when she finished the weekend with a 17-1 record
- Also reached the double-digit win plateau at the St. John’s Invite after going 10-5
- Defeated Duke’s Alex Gorman 15-9 to claim her second consecutive ACC Sabre Championship
- Went 5-1 during the team competition at the ACC Championships to help claim the team title for the Irish
- Tallied a 15-1 record to claim the women’s sabre championship at the Midwest Regionals in Detroit
- She earned her second straight berth to the NCAA Championship after her performance at Regionals
- Following the season, she was named ACC Fencer of the Year (Women’s Sabre) for the second straight year
- Was named Notre Dame Women’s Sabre MVP for the second straight season
- Improved her career record to 88-26
AS A FRESHMAN:
- Made an immediate impact as a rookie, garnering Second Team All-America honors.
- Placed eighth at the NCAA Championships, going 13-10 in round robin competition.
- Captured the NCAA Midwest Regional title in women’s sabre.
- Named the Most Valuable Fencer at the ACC Championships after capturing the ACC women’s sabre crown and helping the Irish to a team title.
- Named the ACC Fencer of the Year in women’s sabre.
- Went 36-7 in dual bouts as a rookie.
- Went 4-0 at both Philadelphia Invitational and ACC Championships.
- Went 7-1 at Northwestern Duals.
- Named the team’s MVP for women’s sabre.
- Earned a monogram.
PREP & PERSONAL
- Graduated from Hamilton High School in May 2018
- Member of the Fencers Club of Arizona
- Currently the No. 11 ranked junior and No. 35 ranked senior in the country (as of Jan. 22, 2018)
- First World Cup win at 14 years old (Konin, Poland) Cadet division 2014
- First place 2014 North American Cup (under 14 division)
- Fifth place 2015 World Cup (Udine, Italy) junior division
- 10th place at 2015 Junior Pan American Championships
- First place 2015 World Cup (Konin, Poland) Cadet division
- First place 2015 World Cup (San Jose, Costa Rica)
- Third place 2015 World Cup (Sosnowiec, Poland)
- First place Division 1 Summer Nationals
- Eighth place 2016 Cadet World Championships (Bourges, France)
- Top 32 finish 2016 Junior World Championships (Bourges, France)
- First place 2016 Cadet Mixed Team World Championships (Bourges, France)
- Third place 2016 Junior Team World Championships (Bourges, France)
- First place 2016 Cadet Pan American Championships
- First place 2016 Cadet Mixed Team Pan-American Championships
- First place 2016 Junior Pan-American Championships
- First place 2016 Junior team Pan-American Championships
- Second place 2017 Junior Olympic Championships
- Second place 2016 World Cup (San Jose, Costa Rica)
- First place 2017 World Cup (Konin, Poland)
- Third place 2017 Junior Pan-American Championships
- Third place 2017 Cadet World Cup (Moedling, Austria)
- 2017 World Team member for Cadet, Junior, Cadet team, and Junior team
- Top 8 Finish 2017 Summer Nationals (Salt Lake City, Utah)
- Top 8 Finish 2017 North American Cup (Virginia Beach, Virginia)
- National Honor Society member
- Vice President of Future Farmers of America chapter
- Daughter of Nina and Jason Linder
- Mother Nina was a swimmer at Evansville University
- Has a younger brother, Luke
- Majoring in Environmental Studies