HONORS & AWARDS
Second Team All-MFC (2010,2011)
Honorable Mention All-MFC (2012)
AS A SENIOR: Recipient of the DeCicco/Langford Award, which recognizes inspiration and dedication to the Notre Dame fencing program … finished 12th in the foil at the Midwest Fencing Conference Championships in a pool of 60 participants … copped honorable mention all-MFC honors … earned fourth monogram … finished with the most career wins among active roster members with a 142-51 record … concluded the regular season with a 31-11 mark … upset Alina Antokina (tied for third at the NCAA Championships) from No. 4 Penn State 5-2 … defeated Allison Henvick (finished 15th at the NCAA Championships) from No. 2 Ohio State 5-1 at the St. John’s Duals … finished 7-3 at the NYU Duals … swept past No. 8 Northwestern 2-0 and defeated Kelly Ng from host NYU 5-1 … achieved a 12-3 record at the Notre Dame Duals, winning 11 bouts by four or more touches … comprised an 8-2 showing at the Northwestern Duals, shutting out Stanford 2-0 and gathering a 5-1 victory over Andrea Olivia from No. 1 Princeton.
AS A JUNIOR: Reached the 100-win plateau after going 32-9 in third season … earned third monogram … opened the year with an 8-2 performance at the NYU Invitational, including going 3-0 against NYU … claimed first victory of the year against Yale, defeating Zoe Egelman 5-0 … clinched the foil victory against NYU, earning a win over Jessica Sherman, 5-1 … also beat Samantha Anthony (5-1) and Sophie Feiertag (5-0) in that match … notched two wins the following day at the St. John’s Challenge, recording a win each against Ohio State and St. John’s … at the Notre Dame Duals, finished with a record of 9-1 … posted perfect records against Detroit (2-0), Cleveland State (1-0), Air Force (2-0), Swarthmore (1-0) and Wayne State (3-0) … clinched the foil victory against Air Force, knocking off Diana Hock 5-0 … also clinched the foil against Wayne State with a 5-2 triumph over Tiaja Sabrie … earned two additional wins against Wayne State, defeating Rachel Broderick (5-0) and Olivia Dobbs (5-2) … recorded 10 more wins the following day at the Northwestern Duals, putting together a 10-1 ledger … posted back-to-back 3-0 records against Fairleigh Dickinson and UC San Diego … in 14-13 victory over Princeton, earned an overtime victory over Lucile Jarry 2-1 … ended regular season going 3-0 at the Irish Duals, earning one win against each Chicago, Illinois and Michigan State … began postseason play with an eighth-place result at the Midwest Fencing Conference Championships, good for second team all-MFC honors for the second straight year … reached the quarterfinals before dropping 10-0 decision to teammate and eventual champion Hayley Reese … concluded year finishing sixth at the NCAA Midwest Regional after posting a record of 5-4 with a +0 indicator.
AS A SOPHOMORE: Received second team all-MFC recognition after her eighth-place finish at the Midwest Fencing Championships … also named the 2010 Alice “Dit” Langford Award winner, given to the Irish women’s foilist who exemplifies leadership … concluded the year with a record of 37-17 … earned her 50th win of her Irish career with a 5-0 victory over Samantha Anthony of NYU … went 9-5 in the season opening NYU Invitational … recorded three wins for the Irish at the St. John’s Challenge … finished 14-5 at the Northwestern Duals, including clean matches against Fairleigh Dickinson (1-0), Duke (2-0), Cal Tech (2-0), Temple (2-0) and Detroit (2-0) … ended regular season with 11-1 ledger at the Notre Dame Duals, finishing the tournament with three-straight 3-0 matches against Wisconsin, Indiana and Detroit … finished eighth at the Midwest Fencing Championships, advancing out of her pool with a perfect 6-0 mark and a +23 indicator … knocked off Amanda Soldner in the second round by a score of 15-0 and then defeated teammate Katie Heinzen in the Round of 16, 15-2 … defeated her second consecutive Irish teammate in the quarterfinals, taking out Darsie Malynn in an overtime bout, 12-11, before falling to Oksana Dmytruk of Ohio State in the quarterfinals, 9-8 … finished 11th at the NCAA Midwest Regionals … fell to Devynn Patterson in overtime, 9-8, in the first round of direct elimination before dropping a decision to Olivia Dobbs of Wayne State, 15-11, in the repechage draw … lost to teammate Grace Hartman in the plate table (15-8), before defeating Holly McKibben of Ohio State (15-10) in the 11th-place match.
AS A FRESHMAN: Went 42-14 during the regular season … began college career with a 2-1 showing at the St. John’s Duals … earned her first career win against Columbia’s Lucia Mattox (5-1) … went 6-4 at the NYU Invitational … finished 18-8 at the Northwestern Duals, including a perfect 3-0 mark against Fairleigh Dickinson, North Carolina and Lawrence … turned in an impressive 16-1 performance at the Notre Dame Duals, including a 3-0 record against Cleveland State at the Notre Dame Duals … finished in 13th place at the Midwest Fencing Conference Championships … at the championships, beat Purdue’s Kendra McPheeters, 15-0, in the round of 64 and Case Western’s Phoebe Stierhoff, 15-9, in the round of 32 before losing to Notre Dame teammate Emilie Prot … finished in sixth place at the NCAA Midwest Regionals … in the quarterfinals of the regional, fell to Notre Dame teammate Hayley Reese, 15-8, before bouncing back with a win over Northwestern’s Meredith Baskies, 15-11 … lost the fifth-place bout to Notre Dame teammate Adi Nott, 15-7.
PREP & PERSONAL: Four-year letter winner in fencing at Forest Hills Central High School in Grand Rapids, Mich. … finished in the national rankings all four years of high school … trained at the Grand Rapids Fencing Academy … member of the National Honor Society while in high school … daughter of Arkady Sarkisov and Yuliana Shepeleva … earned a degree in pre-professional studies from the College of Science.
Sarkisova’s Career Record