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2013-14: Finished the Western Invitational with ten wins in eleven bouts (1/10-11)... Picked up four wins at NU Duals (11/2).
2012-13: Collected seven wins and finished 12th at the NCAA Midwest Regionals ... Tied for ninth in foil at the Midwest Fencing Conference Championships (3/2) ... Notched two victories at the Notre Dame Duals (2/23)...Picked up 8 wins at the NU Duals (2/2-3)...Notched 5 victories at the NYU Invitational (1/27)... Picked up 6 wins at the Philadelphia Invitational (1/26)... Led foil squad with 12 wins at the Western Invitational (1/12) ... Tied for the team lead with 21 victories at the two-day NU Duals (11/16-17) ... Took part in the November North American Cup (11/9-12) ... Begins Northwestern fencing career with four wins and a 38th-place finish at the October North American Cup in St. Louis (10/13-14).
High School: Attended Horace Mann School in Bronx, New York ... Placed 12th in the foil at the 2011 Junior Olympics (under-20) ... 2011 Independent School Fencing League individual champion ... Finished second at the 2010 Brooklyn Fencing Foil Open after winning 26 of 28 total bouts ... Competed with the Fencers Club since 2005 ... Received the 2011 Gould-Hirschfield Sportsmanship Award from the Fencers Club ... Holds a Junior National rank of No. 42.
Personal: Daughter of Andrew and Betsy Sands ... Born in Seattle ... Competed against Northwestern teammates Mikela Goldstein, Jen Yamin and Sarah Bruhl ... Anticipated major is biological sciences.