ACC Fencers of the Week Announced


Notre Dame’s Russo, Khazbak recognized

GREENSBORO, N.C. – Notre Dame’s Francesca Russo and Hazem Khazbak have been named the ACC Female and Male Fencers of the Week.

Russo, a freshman sabreuse from  Wayne, New Jersey, went 13-1 in her debut with Notre Dame, the best mark on the team. She led the Irish to a 5-0 record with wins over Pennsylvania, North Carolina, Princeton, Penn State, and Ohio State.

Khazbak went 9-2 in men’s foil on the day for the best win percentage of any fencer at 82%. A sophomore from Lexington, Kentucky, Khazbak was undefeated against Pennsylvania and Princeton as the men’s squad finished 4-1.