ACC Fencers of the Week Announced


Notre Dame’s Severson and Shainberg recognized

ACC Players of the Week Presented by Havoline

GREENSBORO, N.C. – Notre Dame’s Ashley Severson has been named ACC Female Fencer of the Week, while Notre Dame’s Jonah Shainberg has been named ACC Male Fencer of the Week.

Severson compiled a 10-4 record Saturday at No. 8 St. John's, and a 9-2 record Sunday at the NYU Invite. Saturday, she was undefeated against No. 5 Ohio State (2-0) and No. 7 Harvard (3-0), and on Sunday she was 1-0 against Yale, 3-0 against No. 2 Columbia and 2-0 versus No. 9 Northwestern and NYU. Combined, the native of Franklin Lakes, New Jersey, etched a 19-6 record throughout the weekend to lead the top-ranked Irish women’s squad to an 8-2 record over the weekend with six victories over ranked opponents.

At the St. John's Invitational Saturday, Shainberg had the best record in men's sabre, logging a 9-6 mark. A freshman from Rye, New York, Shainberg was undefeated against No. 3 Ohio State and logged 2-1 marks against No. 6 Harvard and No. 5 St. John's. Sunday in the NYU Invitational, he went 6-3 on the day, for a combined weekend total of 15-9. He notably earned a 2-0 mark against Yale and a 2-1 record against No. 5 St. John's, the second time in as many days