2009-10: Closed out her Northwestern career with an 88-36 record ... Finished with 292 career victories, which ranks sixth all-time in program history among the epée ... Her 88 bout victories ranked third among the Northwestern roster and second on the epée squad ... Was one of five Wildcats to qualify for the NCAA Championships, finishing 16th with an 8-15 mark ... Earned a runner-up finish at the NCAA Midwest Regional at SPAC after posting an 8-3 mark ... Named to the All-Midwest Conference first team, recording a 10-1 record at the Midwest Conference Championships and tying for third-place ... Recorded double-digit win totals in four tournaments, highlighted by a 15-5 mark at the NU Duals ... Opened the season with a 13-2 performance at the Philadelphia Invitational and a 12-5 record at the NYU Duals ... Joined her sister Christa with a 9-2 record at the season-opening Stanford Duals ... Academic All-Big Ten ... Named a Big Ten Distinguished Scholar for the 2009-10 academic year.
2008-09: One of five Wildcats to qualify for the NCAA Championships, finishing 20th nationally with a 6-17 record ... Recorded her 200th career victory at the Championships, as her 204 wins rank seventh among the Wildcat epeeists ... Earned a pair of sixth-place finishes at both the Midwest Conference Championships and the NCAA Midwest Regionals, going a combined 17-4 ... Second-team All-Midwest Conference selection ... Started off the year with an 8-1 record at the NU Duals and a 7-3 record at the Penn Invitational ... Finished 11-4 at the NYU Invitational, cracking the 10-win plateau for the first time on the year ... Closed out the regular season by going 5-1 at the Duke Duals and followed it up with a 7-3 outing at the Notre Dame Duals ... Academic All-Big Ten.
2007-08: Continued to establish herself as a constant for Northwestern, finishing with a 59-18 record ... Started off the year by going 9-1 at the NU Duals (11/3), and followed that up with an 11-1 performance at the Temple Invitational (1/13) ... Recorded her 100th-career victory at the NYU Duals (1/26), going 7-6 on the day ... Posted a 12-5 record at the NU Duals (2/3) ... Finished strong down the stretch for the Wildcats, going 8-0 at the Notre Dame Duals (2/10), then placed fourth at the Midwest Fencing Conference Championship (2/24) with a 7-1 record to qualify for the NCAA Regional ... Went 5-4 at the NCAA Midwest Regional (3/2) to finish 10th.
2006-07: Another immediate success in the `Cats line-up this year ... Placed
14th at NCAA Tournament with a 10-13 record ... Qualified for NCAA Championships with 8-2 NCAA Regional record ... Earned second-team All-Midwest Fencing Conference honors ... Placed fifth at conference championships ... Went 7-1 at first NU Duals (11/18) ... Posted a 13-4 record at the NYU Duals, including 2-1 victories over the No. 2 Columbia and No. 6 Ohio State (1/28) ... Finished regular season on a 15-4 run.
High School: Like her twin sister Christa, Kayley has traveled all over the world representing the United States in international fencing competitions--Portugal, Germany, Budapest, Italy and Austria ... Ranked first in Southwest Section Circuit (2005) ... Finished first at Junior World Cup in Louisville (2004) and Cadet NAC in Atlanta, Ga. (2004) ... Third-place finish at Junior NAC in Overland Park, Kansas ... Eighth-place finish in Albuquerque, N.M. at Junior NAC (2005) ... Fifth at Cadet World Cup in Montreal, Canada (2004) ... Ninth at Cadet World Cup in Heidenheim, Germany (2004) ... Two-year National Honor Society member ... Two-year French National Honor Society member ... Four-year French Club member.
Personal: Born Kayley Alexandra French ... Daughter of Linda and Ted French ... Anticipated major is human development and psychological services ... Twin sister Christa competes on Northwestern's fencing team.
French's Career Record
2009-10 88-36 (.710)
2008-09 68-43 (.613)
2007-08 59-18 (.766)
2006-07 77-34 (.694)
Total 292-131 (.690)