UND Roster

2017-18 Fencing Roster

Madeline Gallagher


Height 5'9''
Class Senior
Hometown Larchmont, NY
High School Rye County Day School


  • Competed in three meets on the season, posting an undefeated 36-0 record
  • Went 3-0 in her first contest of the season, the NYU Invitational
  • Finished with the best team record at the DeCicco Duals for the second year in a row, posting a 24-0 record
  • Finished her senior season with a 9-0 record at the Northwestern Duals


  • Posted 28-0 on the season, competing at the DeCicco Duals and Northwestern Invitational
  • Turned in the best record of the weekend with a 23-0 at DeCicco
  • Wrapped the season 5-0 at Northwestern Duals


  • Went 36-4 during the regular season
  • Went 28-1 over two days at the DeCicco Duals
  • Finished the season 8-3 at the Northwestern Duals  
  • Named to the ACC Academic Honor Roll


  • Did not compete with the Irish


  • Competed with current Irish teammate Allison Barry at Manhattan Fencing Center during prep career
  • With club team, won bronze in Division III Summer Nationals competition
  • Placed 13th in Division IA and 24th in U-20 2014 Summer Nationals competition  
  • As a freshman, won high school’s sabre all-star award  
  • Named top girl in Independent Schools Fencing League (ISFL) individual tournament
  • As a sophomore posted undefeated individual season and again was No. 1 in ISFL girls sabre competition
  • Named sabre squad captain  
  • Took team gold at ISFL team tournament
  • Repeated as undefeated, individual ISFL tournament winner junior year and took gold once again in team ISFL tournament  
  • Capped senior season ranked first in ISFL individual rankings
  • Won high school’s MVP Wildcat award  
  • In addition to fencing competed with the sailing team for one year also  
  • Graduated from Rye Country Day School in June of 2014  
  • Named a national merit finalist in ’14, and earned silver honors on the national Spanish exam in 2011 and ’13, taking gold in 2012
  • Took silver honors on national Latin exam in 2012  
  • Named an AP Scholar in 2013  
  • Volunteered in spare time as an ESL teacher to adult immigrants and was a camp counselor at Flint Park Day Camp, in addition to serving as president of Amnesty International Club
  • Middle child of Timothy and Claire Gallagher  
  • Father Timothy attended Notre Dame
  • Has one brother, Will, and one sister, Hope
  • Hails from Larchmont, New York, the same area as men’s swimmers Kevin Hughes and Richard Mannix and fellow Irish sabreist Jonah Shainberg  
  • Enrolled in the Mendoza College of Business, with the intent to major in economics.