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 Jessie Laffey
Career Record         Ivy   Overall
Junior 2015-16       6-1   31-9
Sophomore 2014-15       3-1   18-11
First-Year 2013-14       0-0 (5-13 S)   40-7 (17-30 S)
Overall         9-2 (5-13 S)   89-27 (17-30 S)

 

Junior (2015-16): Opened the season with four-straight bout victories at the Penn Elite Invitational (Nov. 21) … posted 12-straight bout victories at the Penn State Invitational (Jan. 16) … went 6-1 at the Ivy League Round-Robins (Feb. 6-7) … finished the year with a perfect 6-0 record at the Historical Meet (Feb. 10).

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:
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: Senior
City/State: Glen Ridge, N.J.
High School: Glen Ridge
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