UCSD Fencing BIO
 Karinne Caisse

AS A SENIOR IN 2015-16
One of six recipients of the Chancellor's Scholar-Athlete Award for having the highest grade-point averages among graduating seniors.

AS A JUNIOR IN 2014-15
National Student-Athlete Day honoree ... UCSD Athletics All-Academic Team ... Highest finish among Triton women (18th) in mixed sabre at the San Diego Cup (1/25) ... Narrowly missed the podium after a fifth place finish at the NCAA West Regionals (3/7).

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 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).

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 women's 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 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 ... 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.

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 ... 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 ... Loves fruit salad.

Position: Sabre
Year: Senior
Hometown: Cameron Park, CA
High School: Smith Flat Charter Home Study Academy
College: Roosevelt
Major: Classical Studies
Experience: 3 Letters
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