UND Roster

2018-19 Fencing Roster

Elyssa Kleiner


Height 5'7''
Class Senior
Hometown San Francisco, CA
High School The Urban School


  • 2016 ACC Championship Women’s Foil Runner-Up
  • 2016 All-ACC
  • 2016 NCAA Midwest Regional Women’s Foil Sixth Place
  • 2017 ACC Championship Women’s Foil Fifth Place
  • 2017 Yves Auriol Award
  • ACC Fencer of the Week (Feb. 8)


  • Finished the season with a 33-10 record through six meets
  • Started the season posting an 8-1 record at the Elite Invitational
  • Competed at the St. John’s Invitational, finishing with a record of 5-1
  • Went 8-3 at the Northwestern Duals
  • Concluded the season with a 6-2 record at the Northwestern Duals


  • Posted a 44-4 mark on the year
  • Opened the season 8-2 at the Elite Invitational
  • Went 3-1 at the St. John’s Invite and 4-0 at the NYU Invite the next day
  • After going 20-1 at the Northwestern Duals, was named the ACC Fencer of the Week
  • Went 9-0 during team competition at the ACC Championships to help the Irish win their third straight conference title
  • Claimed the team’s Yves Auriol Award for most improved fencer
  • Earned a monogram


  • Had an impressive freshman campaign headlined by All-ACC recognition after finishing as the conference runner-up at the ACC Championships
  • Fenced eventual champion and teammate Sabrina Massialas in the gold-medal bout at the ACC Championships, falling 15-12
  • Finished sixth at the NCAA Midwest Regionals
  • Turned in a 43-15 regular-season record
  • Opened the year with a 6-3 mark at the Penn Elite Invitational
  • Went 5-1 on the first day of the DeCicco Duals
  • Posted a 13-7 mark at the Northwestern Duals
  • Wrapped the regular season with a 13-2 mark at the Duke Duals
  • Earned a monogram


  • Graduated from the Urban School in June 2015
  • Fences with current Irish teammate Sabrina Massialas and former Irish foilist Gerek Meinhardt at the Massialas Foundation
  • Daughter of Gregg Kleiner and Cathlin Milligan
  • Has an older sister, Helena
  • Full name is Elyssa Rachel Kleiner
  • Enrolled in the First Year of Studies