AS A FRESHMAN IN 2012-13
Started career with a 7th place finish in sabre at the Collegiate Open hosted by Caltech (10/28) ... Went undefeated in sabre at a four-team dual event hosted by UCSD (1/26) ... Was able to become the first Triton to defeat Arizona State senior Holly Moore in a five-touch bout at the IFCSC Individual Championships and finished in 5th place in sabre (2/10) ... Helped UCSD win a 9th consecutive IFCSC title in sabre at the Team Championships (2/23).
A 2012 graduate of Convent of the Sacred Heart in San Francisco.
Born May 2, 1994 in San Francisco ... Parents are Donald and Jocelyn Pinard ... Has a younger sister ... Both parents are CPAs ... Is a political science major at Muir College ... Roots for the San Francisco Giants and the Tritons ... Favorite hobbies include surfing, breakdancing, hiking, swimming, archery and jump rope ... Sabre fencers Ivan Lee and Mariel Zagunis are her favorite athletes ... Listens to John Butler Trio ... Considers Mohandas Gandhi, Pablo Picasso and Michael Jackson among her greatest influences ... Could eat peaches for the rest of her life if necessary ... Played for the Halberstadt Fencers' Club in San Francisco before competing at UC San Diego.