UND Roster

2019-20 Fencing Roster

Regina O'Brien

Sabre


Height 5-10
Class Senior
Hometown Wellesley, MA
High School Wellesley
Bio

HONORS AND AWARDS:

  • 2020 ACC All-Academic Team
  • 2020 NCAA Qualifier

AS A SENIOR:

  • Compiled a 44-19 record after competing in five of the six regular season meets (Elite Invite, St. John’s Invite, Philly Invite, DeCicco Duals and Northwestern Duals)
  • Season best performance came at the DeCicco Duals on senior weekend and she finished with a 18-0 record
  • Earned ACC Fencer of the Week following her performance at DeCicco
  • Went 6-3 during the team competition at the ACC Championships, leading the Irish to the team title
  • Finished fourth at the Midwest Regionals in Detroit and earned an at-large berth to the NCAA Championships for the first time in her career
  • Ended her career with a 141-61 overall record

AS A JUNIOR:

  • Led the team in wins with a 54-16 dual record
  • Improved career mark to 97-42
  • Opened the season at the Penn State Garret Open, finishing 28th
  • Went 5-2 at the Elite Invitational to open the dual slate
  • Was a perfect 34-0 at the DeCicco Duals
  • Went 11-4 at the Northwestern Duals
  • Finished sixth at the ACC Championships

AS A SOPHOMORE:

  • Finished the season with a 15-5 record, competing in all five regular-season contests
  • Posted a 3-0 record at the DeCicco Duals
  • Closed the season out with a 5-2 record at the Northwestern Duals

AS A FRESHMAN:

  • Began Irish career with a 28-20 dual record
  • Rebounded after beginning the season 5-6 to go 13-1 at the DeCicco Duals
  • Turned in a 6-3 record during the ACC Championship women’s team championship, helping the Irish to their third straight title
  • Finished fifth in the individual portion of the ACC Championship
  • Earned a monogram

PREP AND PERSONAL:

  • A member of the Zeta Fencing Studio
  • Joins the Irish having won three Junior Olympics gold medals in team sabre (2014-16) and a Junior Pan American team championship
  • Fenced with current Irish junior Francesca Russo at the Junior World Championships in Tashkent, Uzbekistan, as well as at the Junior Pan American Games
  • Daughter of Duncan and Marlene O’Brien, and is also the sister to Duncan, who fenced for Harvard, and Justin
  • Her great aunt, Sister Eileen Bradshaw, earned her Master’s in Mathematics from Notre Dame in 1967
  • Majoring in International Economics and German