UND Roster

2018-19 Fencing Roster

Sabrina Massialas


Height 5-10
Class Senior
Hometown San Francisco, CA
High School Drew


  • 2018 NCAA Championship Women’s Foil Runner-Up
  • 2016 NCAA Championship Women’s Foil Third Place
  • 2017, 2019 NCAA Championship Women’s Foil Fifth Place
  • 2016, 2018 First Team All-American
  • 2017, 2019 Second Team All-American
  • 2018, 2019 NCAA Midwest Regional Women’s Foil Champion
  • 2017 NCAA Midwest Regional Women’s Foil Fourth Place
  • 2016 NCAA Midwest Regional Women’s Foil Champion
  • 2016, 2017 ACC Women’s Foil Champion
  • 2019 ACC Women’s Foil Fourth Place
  • 2016, 2017 All-ACC
  • 2016, 2017 ACC Championships MVP
  • 2016 ACC Women’s Foilist of the Year
  • 2016 Monogram Club MVP
  • 2016 Team Most Valuable Foilist
  • 2017, 2018 All-ACC Academic
  • 2017, 2018 Alice “Dit” Langford Award
  • 2018, 2019 Team Captain
  • 2016 FIE Junior World Women’s Foil Champion
  • 2016 Pan American Senior Zonal Fencing Championships Fifth Place


  • Became Notre Dame’s 30th four-time All-American in combined program history, finishing fifth at NCAAs for second-team honors
  • Captured the title at the NCAA Midwest Regional Championships
  • Recorded a 19-5 mark in dual bouts to finish career with a 111-20 record
  • Posted a 6-0 mark during team play at the ACC Championships to help the Irish snare the team title
  • Finished fourth individually at NCAAs
  • Awarded the team’s Ted Hodges Award — “presented to a Notre Dame fencer who, when faced with extraordinary adversity, did not merely endure, but prevailed” — for the second straight year
  • Team captain
  • Earned a monogram


  • Recorded the best national finish of her career, placing second at the NCAA Championships
  • Claimed the gold at the NCAA Midwest Regional Championships
  • Finished the season with a 28-3 record through five contests
  • Posted a record of 5-1 during her first meet of the season, the St. John’s Invitational
  • Went undefeated at the NYU Invitational (7-0) and the Northwestern Duals (8-0)
  • Completed the DeCicco Duals with a 5-1 record
  • Rounded out the season with a 3-1 record at the ACC Championships
  • Named to the All-ACC Academic Team
  • Earned the team’s Alice “Dit” Langford Award for the second time, for demonstrating leadership among the women’s foil squad
  • Also earned the team’s Ted Hodges Award: “Presented to a Notre Dame fencer who, when faced with extraordinary adversity, did not merely endure, but prevailed.”
  • Team captain
  • Earned a monogram


  • Followed standout freshman campaign with another outstanding season as a sophomore
  • Named a Second Team All-American after a fifth-place at the NCAA Championships
  • Placed fourth at the NCAA Midwest Regional
  • Claimed second straight ACC women’s foil title, defeating teammate Lee Kiefer in the title bout
  • Also named the most outstanding fencer of the ACC Championships
  • Went 27-7 during dual bouts
  • Was 9-3 at the St. John’s Invite and 7-2 at NYU
  • Was 6-1 at the DeCicco Duals
  • Posted a 5-1 record during team play at the ACC Championships as the Irish won their third straight conference title
  • Named to the All-ACC Academic Team
  • Co-winner of the team’s Alice “Dit” Langford Award, given to the women’s foilist “who best represents his/her team and University on and off the strip.”
  • Earned a monogram


  • Turned in a phenomenal freshman campaign, capped by a First Team All-America showing with a third-place finish at the NCAA Championships
  • Went 20-3 during pool play to earn a seed into direct elimination at NCAAs
  • Fell to eventual national champion Eleanor Harvey 15-9 in the semifinal bout
  • Went 16-1 at NCAA Midwest Regionals to claim the regional crown
  • Went undefeated in pool and elimination play during the ACC Women’s Foil Championship to claim the crown, defeating teammate Elyssa Kleiner 15-13 in the championship bout
  • Went 8-1 during dual play at ACCs to help the Irish claim their second straight conference title
  • Named the ACC Women’s Foilist of the Year
  • Kicked off the season with a 13-2 mark at the Penn Elite Invitational
  • Went 16-2 at the Northwestern Duals
  • Named the Monogram Club MVP and team Most Valuable Foilist
  • Earned a monogram


  • Graduated from the Drew School in May 2015
  • In addition to fencing, competed with school’s volleyball and badminton teams
  • During junior season with volleyball team, named NorCal Volleyball Tournament MVP and team offensive MVP
  • Named captain junior and senior seasons, earning first team all-league honors in the process
  • Competes with former Irish foilist Gerek Meinhardt and current Irish classmate Elyssa Kleiner at family club facility, the Massialas Foundation
  • Has strong family history with the sport of fencing as father, Gregory, was a three-time Olympian and older brother Alex competed alongside Meinhardt at the 2012 and 2016 Games
  • Biggest athletic thrill to date remains winning the 2014 Youth Olympics in Nanjing, China, and winning the Juniors team competition at the 2014 World Championships with future Irish teammate Lee Kiefer
  • Parents are Gregory Massialas and Chwan-Hui Chen
  • Full name is Sabrina Chen Massialas
  • Enrolled in the First Year of Studies and is interested in studying medicine or environmental sciences