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Sat, 13 Aug 2016 16:57:00 EDTFor the second time in as many days, a former University of Notre Dame fencer has taken home an Olympic bronze medal, as Mariel Zagunis and the United States women’s sabre team defeated Italy 45-30 Saturday in Rio.
Fri, 12 Aug 2016 20:27:00 EDTThe International Olympic Committee awarded the first medal of the 2016 Rio Olympics with Notre Dame ties Friday as former Irish foil star Gerek Meinhardt helped lead the United States men’s foil team to bronze against top-seeded Italy.
Fri, 12 Aug 2016 17:52:00 EDTUniversity of Notre Dame graduate Gerek Meinhardt played the part of linchpin for the United States men’s foil team Friday, leading a 45-31 comeback victory against top-seeded Italy in the bronze-medal match to bring home the first medal for a U.S. men’s foil squad since the 1932 Los Angeles Olympics.
Wed, 10 Aug 2016 22:26:00 EDTCourtney and Kelley Hurley will be back in action on Thursday as the women’s epee team competition gets underway.
Wed, 10 Aug 2016 07:45:00 EDTThree-time NCAA Women’s Foil Champion and incoming senior Lee Kiefer will begin her medal pursuit today in the women’s individual foil Round of 32, facing Lebanon’s Mona Shaito.
Sun, 07 Aug 2016 23:19:00 EDTOne of the busiest competitive days for former University of Notre Dame athletes at the 2016 Olympic Games commences on Monday, as five with Irish ties are set for action.
Sun, 07 Aug 2016 09:31:00 EDTNow three-time Olympian Gerek Meinhardt takes to the strips today as the individual men's foil competition gets underway, beginning at 8:00 a.m.
Sat, 06 Aug 2016 08:02:00 EDTThe action comes fast and furious for six former Notre Dame student-athletes in Rio today.
Tue, 02 Aug 2016 15:28:00 EDTNotre Dame fans will have plenty of athletes to follow in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil as twelve former Fighting Irish student-athletes are set to take part.
Tue, 19 Jul 2016 11:15:00 EDTUniversity of Notre Dame head fencing coach Gia Kvaratskhelia has announced an additional five incoming freshman that will join the Irish fencing program this fall, joining four student-athletes who signed National Letters of Intent in December 2015.
Tue, 12 Jul 2016 14:45:00 EDTUniversity of Notre Dame head fencing coach Gia Kvaratskhelia announced the hiring of Anthony "Buckie" Leach as the new foil coach for Notre Dame's men's and women's fencing teams. Leach will join the Irish at the conclusion of his second stint as the United States National Women's Foil Team coach, after the Games of the XXXI Olympiad in Rio de Janiero this summer.
Thu, 30 Jun 2016 13:04:00 EDTThe University of Notre Dame’s five Team USA fencing representatives fared well in their final warm-up before heading to Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, for the 2016 Olympic Games, taking home a total of 10 medals at last week’s 2016 Pan American Senior Zonal Fencing Championships.