Duke Fencing BIO
Honors: NCAA Championships Qualifier (Epee - 2015) ... NCAA Regional Participant (Epee - 2013, 2014, 2015) ... ACC Academic Honor Roll (2015)
2015: Finished 19th in women’s epee during her first trip to the NCAA Fencing Championships … led the women’s epee squad with a fifth-place performance at the NCAA Mid-Atlantic/South Regional … took sixth at the ACC Championships … logged a 30-18 ledger in four meets during the regular season … opened 2015 with a 24-9 record through the first two meets … went 13-4 at the Western Invitational and 11-5 at the Philadelphia Invitational … finished the team portion of the ACC Championships with a 4-5 mark … picked up two wins at the Duke Meet ... named to the ACC Academic Honor Roll.
2014: Placed 10th at the NCAA Mid-Atlantic/South Regional … wrapped up the regular season with a 59-30 record, leading the women’s epee squad in wins and ranking second among all Duke women fencers … posted winning records at all five meets during the year … amassed 25 wins at the two-day Northwestern Duals … went 10-5 at the Philadelphia Invitational, 9-5 at the Duke Home Meet, 8-4 at the Temple Duals and 7-5 at the Penn State Duals.
2013: Posted a 49-17 record in her first season of competition ... the 49 wins were the third most on the epee squad, while her .742 winning percentage was the third best on the entire women’s squad ... placed 10th at the Mid-Atlantic/South Regionals ... fenced in all five regular season meets and posted winning records in four of those ... went 13-2 at the Penn State Duals, 14-4 at the Temple Duals, 14-4 at the MIT Duals, 3-1 at the Duke Home Meet and 6-6 at the Temple Duals ... helped the epees to a team-best 23-3 record.
Prep: Third place Junior World Cup ... first place Junior Olympics ... first place Cadet World Cup ... member of Cadet World team ... US Fencing Association Academic All-American.
Personal: Born Isabella Pilar Acosta Barna on October 11, 1993 in Bend, Ore. ... daughter of Randall and Cristina.