Nine Northwestern fencers qualified for national tournament
2012-13: Collected five wins and finished 11th at the NCAA Midwest Regional ... Placed 10th at the Midwest Fencing Conference Championships (3/2) ... Picked up five wins at the Notre Dame Duals (2/23) ... Collected two wins at the Duke Duals (2/10) ... Brought in 7 wins at the NU Duals (2/2-3 )... Picked up 5 wins at the NYU Invitational (1/27) ... Went 10-8 at the Philadelphia Invitational (1/26) ... Participated in the junior women's sabre event at the January North American Cup (1/20) ... Collected eight wins for the sabre squad at the Western Invitational (1/12) ... Earned a gold medal in junior women's sabre at the Illinois Junior Olympic Qualifier (12/2) ... Defeated the top three seeds in direct elimination that day ... Picked up 18 wins for the sabre squad at the NU Duals (11/16-17) ... Placed 10th at the USFA Remenyik Open ... Finished in 19th place, with five wins, at the October North American Cup.
High School: Attended Maine West High School in Des Plaines, Ill. ... Finished first at the Illinois Junior Olympic qualifier in November 2011, which was hosted by Northwestern ... Two-time All-Great Lakes Conference selection ... Finished no lower than fourth at every dual meet in 2011-12 ... Places first overall in all Great Lakes conference dual meets in 2010-11 and 2011-12 ... Also lettered in tennis and soccer ... Tabbed team MVP of the tennis squad ... Named to the Chicago Fire All-State Academic Team.
Personal: Daughter of Steve and Janet Franke ... Anticipated major is undecided.