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Karinne Caisse
Position: Sabre
Year: Junior
Hometown: Cameron Park, CA
High School: Smith Flat Charter Home Study Academy
College: Roosevelt
Major: Classical Studies
Experience: 2 Letters

AS A JUNIOR IN 2014-15
National STUDENT-Athlete Day honoree.

AS A SOPHMORE IN 2013-14
Finished in 11th place at the San Diego Open (10/27) ... Had an eighth place finish at the 18th Annual BladeRunner Tournament (11/17) ... Contributed to a 29-16 record in sabre at the Western Invitational (1/11) ... Helped the sabre squad upset No. 7 Northwestern at the Northwestern Invitational (2/2) ... Finished the season with a seventh place finish at the NCAA West Regional (3/8).

AS A FRESHMAN IN 2012-13
Started her career with a fifth place finish at the Collegiate Open (10/28) ... Secured an eighth place finish at the 17th Annual Bladerunner Tournament (11/4) ... Contributed to a sixth place finish in womens senior saber at the North American Cup in Virginia ... Went undefeated at a four-team dual event 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 seventh place finish at the NCAA West Regionals (3/9).

HIGH SCHOOL
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 ... Competed for Sacramento Fencing Club for five years (2006-11), including her first three years of high school ... Also competed for Hangtown Sabre Club (2011-12) during her senior year.

PERSONAL
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 ... Plans to pursue archaeology or continue working with and furthering her non-profit writing group after graduation ... 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.

2015 Fencing NCAA Regionals