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    Irisa Chen
    Irisa Chen

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Warren, N.J.

    High School:
    Watchung Hills Regional

    Height:
    5-5

    Weapon:
    Foil



    2010-11: Wildcat foil captain ... Opened up her senior season with an eighth-place finish at the Burton Open ... Finished 10th at the Remenyik Open ... Posted a 3-0 record for Northwestern at the UC San Diego West Invitational ... Finished a perfect 10-0 at the Temple Invitational ... Notched an 8-1 mark at the Notre Dame Duals, earning the 100th victory of her career ... Followed that up with a 4-1 record at the Northwestern Duals.

    2009-10: Ended her junior season with a 29-4 mark after competing in three tournaments ... Competed in both NU Duals, compiling an overall record of 21-2, including a 17-0 mark in the second installment ... Posted an 8-2 record at the Midwest Conference Championships, finishing 11th and earning honorable mention All-Midwest Conference honors ... Academic All-Big Ten.

    2008-09: Posted a 23-3 record on the year, including a combined 11-1 at the NU Duals ... Went 3-1 at the Notre Dame Duals ... Recorded her 50th career victory after a 9-1 showing at the Midwest Conference Championships, finishing 11th ... Earned all-conference honorable mention honors ... Academic All-Big Ten.

    2007-08: One of the breakthrough athletes in her freshman season for Northwestern, compiling a 31-7 record ... Started off her collegiate career on a high note with a 9-0 performance at the NU Duals (11/3) ... Was also undefeated at the NYU Duals (1/26) at 2-0 ... Posted a 7-1 record at the Notre Dame Duals (2/10) ... One of four Wildcat fencers to finish in the top-10 at the Midwest Fencing Conference Championships (2/24), compiling a 6-2 record on the day to finish 10th and just missing qualifying for the NCAA Regionals.

    High School: Four-year starter and letterwinner ... Team captain senior year ... Named 2007 team MVP ... Team finished 15th at the 2007 Foil Squad States and participated in the 2006 Sweet Sixteen Tournament ... Also competed in tennis for three years ... Member of Lucchetti Fencing USA since 2005 ... Placed seventh in the foil for the junior team at the Summer Nationals ... National Honor Society member ... Honor roll student.

    Personal: Born Irisa Chen ... Daughter of Wen-Dar and Susan Chen ... Pursuing a double major of political science and legal studies while minoring in international studies.

    Chen's Career Statistics

    Season Result Pct. Midwest Conference NCAA Regionals NCAA Championships
    2010-11 29-6
    .829
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    2009-10 29-4
    .879
    8-2 (11th)
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    2008-09 23-3
    .885
    9-1 (11th)
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    2007-08 31-7 .816 6-2 (10th)
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    Career 112-20 .848 --- --- ---