ACC Fencers of the Week Announced

Notre Dame’s Fitzgerald and Kiefer recognized 

ACC Players of the Week Presented by Havoline

GREENSBORO, N.C. – Notre Dame’s Jonathan Fitzgerald has been named ACC Male Fencer of the Week, while Notre Dame’s Lee Kiefer has been named ACC Female Fencer of the Week. 

Fitzgerald posted a 13-1 record at the Northwestern Duals, leading the No. 2-ranked Fighting Irish men’s team to a perfect 6-0 record on Saturday. A native of East Brunswick, New Jersey, Fitzgerald was 3-0 against No. 7 Princeton, 2-1 against No. 8 Pennsylvania, and 2-0 against No. 10 Stanford, while going a combined 6-0 against Air Force, UC-San Diego, and Cal Tech. Leading the sabre squad to six wins, Fitzgerald had victories over former NCAA Qualifiers Peter Pak of Princeton and Air Force’s Ryan Redhead.

Kiefer was a perfect 9-0 at the Northwestern Duals, with all nine victories coming against four ranked opponents. A native of Versailles, Kentucky, Kiefer went 3-0 against No. 3 Princeton and No. 6 Pennsylvania, 2-0 against No. 9 Northwestern, and 1-0 against No. 10 Temple. The top-ranked Notre Dame women’s squad was 7-0 on the day with additional victories over Stanford, Air Force, and UC-San Diego.