Notre Dame Fencing began as a club sport in the early 1930’s. It became our eighth varsity sport in 1936...
It is easily our #1 winningest sport…………with a winning percentage at 89%.
Notre Dame’s Fencing Team finished second in the NCAA’s this year.
Since 1990, Fencing has been a combined Men’s & Women’s sport.
Notre Dame has won four of these combined championships and finished second eight times.
NCAA Men’s Fencing Championships began in 1941. Notre Dame won three of those; finishing second four times.
NCAA Women’s Fencing Championships began in 1982. Notre Dame won one of those; finishing second twice.
These seven/eight National Championships rank Notre Dame Fencing behind only Notre Dame Football in terms of National Championships.