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 Jessie Laffey
Career Record     Foil Total   Sabre Total   Total
Sophomore 2014-15   13-3       18-11
First-Year 2013-14   40-7   17-30   57-37
Overall     53-10   17-30    75-48

Sophomore (2014-15):
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tarted the season with a record of 4-2 in the foil at the Columbia Invitational (Nov. 15) ... Went 1-6 at the St. John’s Invitational (Jan. 24) … Posted a 4-2 ledger at the NYU Invitational (Jan. 25).

First-Year (2013-14):
Earned the bronze medal at the NCAA Northeast Regional with a 14-6 performance (March 9) … Went unbeaten (6-0) in the foil at the Historical Meet (Feb. 21) … Competed at the Ivy League Round Robins in the sabre (Feb. 8-9) … Took the strip in the sabre at the St. John’s Invite (Jan. 26) … Notched a 9-6 mark in the sabre at the NYU Invite (Jan. 25) … Posted an unblemished 6-0 mark in the foil at the Penn State Invite (Jan. 12) … Went 8-1 in the foil at the Brandeis Invitational … Made her collegiate debut in the foil with a 3-0 performance against NJIT at the Columbia Invitational (Nov. 22).

International Experience

2014-15:
Took 17th in the Division I Women’s Foil at the USA National World Championships (Feb. 27-March 2) ... Placed third in the Junior Women's Foil at the January NAC (Jan. 9-12) ... Took 11th in the Division I Women's Foil at the December NAC (Dec. 5-8) ... Turned in a 5th-place performance at the November NAC in Junior Women’s Foil (Nov. 7-10) ... Took 30th at the October NAC (Oct. 10-13) ... Finished 22nd at the World Cup in Timisoara, Romania (Sept. 27) ... Turned in a 12th-place finish in the women’s foil at the 2014 Korea-USA Elite Fencing Invitational (July 2-7) … Placed seventh in the Junior women’s foil and finished 20th in the Division I women’s foil at the 2014 USA Fencing National Championships in Columbus, Ohio.

Before Columbia:
Earned back-to-back bronze medals in Junior Women’s Foil at the Junior Olympics in 2012 and 2013 … Bronze medalist in Cadet Women’s Foil at the Junior Olympics in 2012 … Finished fifth at the Cadet World Cup in 2012 … Placed eighth at the 2012 Junior North American Cup.

Position: Foil
Year: Sophomore
City/State: Glen Ridge, N.J.
High School: Glen Ridge
College: BC
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