UCSD Fencing BIO
 Elizabeth Shimei

AS A SENIOR IN 2013-14
Started the season with a 27th place finish in sabre at the San Diego Open (10/27) ... Contributed to a 29-16 in sabre at the Western Invitational (1/11) ... Went undefeated in sabre at the South/South Duals (2/08).

AS A JUNIOR IN 2012-13
Started the season with a 3rd place finish in sabre at the Collegiate Open hosted by Caltech (10/28) ... Had a 12th place finish in sabre at the 17th Annual Bladerunner Tournament hosted by UCSD (11/04) ... Got a 6th place finish in sabre at the IFCSC Individual Championships hosted by Pomona (2/10) ... Helped UCSD to a 9th consecutive IFCSC Title at the Team Championships hosted by UC Irvine (2/23).

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).

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 at 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.


Position: Sabre
Year: Senior
Hometown: Fairfield, CT
High School: Fairfield Warde HS
College: Revelle
Major: Biophysics
Experience: 3 Letters
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