AS A SOPHOMORE IN 2011-12
Earned respectable third-place finish during podium sweep at the UC Irvine-hosted Collegiate Open in women's sabre, winning three of five matches in her pool and reaching the Final 4 in the Direct Elimination Round (11/6) ... Came in fifth at IFCSC Individual Championships in women's sabre by winning four of seven matches in her pool (2/11-2/12) ... Finished 20th in women's sabre at 16th Annual BladeRunner Tournament (10/29-10/30) ... Also at 16th Annual BladeRunner Tournament, earned a win in her pool and contributed a 13th-place finish in women's foil ... Concluded season with an eighth-place finish at the NCAA West Regionals in women's sabre (3/10-3/11).
AS A FRESHMAN IN 2010-11
Placed 26th in women's foil at 15th Annual BladeRunner Tournament (11/13-11/14).
A 2010 graduate of Fairfield Warde High School in Fairfield, Conn. ... Competed in softball and fencing while in high school.
Born April 22, 1992 in Norwalk, Conn. ... Parents are John Gasidlo and Barbara Shimei ... Has an older brother named Michael ... Fan of the Detroit Red Wings ... Is a biophysics major in Revelle College ... Likes to snowboard, play softball, read, write, draw, watch TV and play video games in her spare time ... Hopes to work in the wildlife forensics field ... Favorite film is Moulin Rouge.