Karinne Caisse
Position: Sabre
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Cameron Park, CA
High School: Smith Flat Charter Home Study Academy
College: Roosevelt
Major: Classical Studies
Experience: 1 Letter

Started her career with a 5th place finish in women's saber at the Collegiate Open hosted by Caltech (10/28) ... Secured an 8th place finish in senior women's saber at the 17th Annual Bladerunner Tournament held at UCSD (11/04) ... Contributed to a 6th place finish in womens senior saber at the North American Cup in Virginia ... Went undefeated at a four-team dual event in womens saber held at UCSD (1/26) ... Placed third as part of a podium sweep at the IFCSC Individual Championships (2/10) ... Finished her freshman campaign with a 7th place finish in womens sabre at the NCAA West Regionals (3/9).

A 2012 graduate of Smith Flat Charter Home Study Academy in El Dorado ... Won the silver medal in the D and Lower event at the 2011 Summer Nationals ... Played for Sacramento Fencing Club for five years (2006-11), including her first three years of high school ... Also played for Hangtown Sabre Club (2011-12) during her senior year.

Born March 12, 1994 in Santa Clara ... Parents are Dawn and Michael Caisse ... Has two younger sisters named Adel and Quinlan, and a younger brother named Simon ... A classical studies major at Roosevelt College ... Considers winning the silver medal at the D and Lower event at the 2011 Summer Nationals her favorite fencing memory ... Hobbies include reading, 3-D art and teaching kids how to write ... James Williams is her favorite athlete ... Her favorite movie is Inception ... Could eat fruit salad for the rest of her life if she had to ... Plans to pursue archaeology or continue working with and furthering her non-profit writing group after graduation.

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