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Year: Senior
Hometown: Cupertino, Calif.
High School: Cupertino


Honors: All-America (Epee - 2017) ... NCAA Championships Participant (Epee - 2017) ... NCAA Regional Participant (Epee - 2016, 2017) ... All-ACC (2017) ... ACC Academic Honor Roll (2016, 2017, 2018)

2018: Led the women’s epee squad with a career-best 50 victories, good for the second-most wins on the women’s team … Collected a season-best 21 victories with only eight losses at the Northwestern Duals … Picked up nine wins at both the Philadelphia Invitational and at the annual Duke Meet … Helped the women’s epee team to a 22-6 overall record … Named to the ACC Academic Honor Roll for the third time.

2017: Capped her sophomore year at Duke with All-America honors after placing 12th in women’s epee at the NCAA Fencing Championships ... placed fifth at the ACC Championships during the individual portion of the event … finished ninth at the NCAA Mid-Atlantic/South Regional … led the women’s epee squad with an overall 30-7 ledger … competed in two competitions during the regular season … tallied a near perfect 13-1 ledger at the Eric Sollee Invitational … added nine victories at the annual Duke Meet … led the epee squad with eight victories during the team portion of the conference championships … won over 80 percent of bouts … selected to the All-ACC Academic team … named to the ACC Academic Honor Roll.

2016: Paced the women’s epee squad in wins as a freshman, posting a record of 40-17 … also went 1-0 in women’s saber … placed 14th in women’s epee at the NCAA Mid-Atlantic/South Regional and eighth at the ACC Championships … during the team portion of the ACC tournament, logged a team-best 8-1 record … opened the year with a 5-6 performance at the Penn State Duals … combined for a 27-10 ledger over the next two meets, going 17-7 at the Northwestern Duals and 10-3 at the Duke Meet.

Prep: Fenced for East Bay Fencers Gym under the coaching tutelage of Abdul Habek … served as captain for Team USA #3 Cadet Women’s Epee in 2013, guiding the team to a gold medal at the International Circuit competition in Klagenfurt, Austria … a 2015 USA Fencing All-Academic first team selection … additionally, led her team to a third-place showing out of more than 500 entries at The Tech Challenge 2013: Asteroids Rock! competition in the Best Device Performance category, inventing a reliable device to deliver fragile cargo on an “asteroid” with her team.

Personal: Daughter of Jean-Michel Esnault and Padma Pillay-Esnault … born June 26, 1997 in Palo Alto, Calif. … has one brother, Kevin.


2016 41-17 .707 8th 14th --
2017 30-7 .810 5th 9th 12th
2018 50-29 .633 7th 14th --
TOTAL   121-53 .695      
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2018 NCAA Fencing Championship