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Margherita Guzzi Vincenti
Margherita Guzzi Vincenti

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Milan, Italy

High School:
Milan, Italy

Position:
Epee

Experience:
SR


05/29/2013

School-Record 296 Penn State Student-Athletes Earn Academic All-Big Ten Honors in 2012-13

Record-Breaking Academic and Athletic Year Continues for Penn State Student-Athletes

04/09/2013

Penn State Moves to No. 2 in Directors' Cup Standings

Lions coming off a third-straight NCAA Wrestling title to highlight winter campaign

04/03/2013

2012-2013 Penn State Fencing Season In Review

Nittany Lions finish NCAA Championships in third place with eight All-Americans

03/24/2013

Nittany Lions Finish Third at NCAA Championships

Penn State Fencers Claim Five Medals in Competition

03/24/2013

Nittany Lions Finish Third at NCAA Championships

Penn State Fencers Claim Five Medals in Competition

Career Statistics
YearW-LPct.
2009-1033-3.916
2010-1160-6.910
2011-1244-10.815
2012-1337-5.881
Career211-29.879

Number four on Penn State Women's Epee Career Leaders
2010 NCAA National Champion
All-American 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013

LION CAREER:
2012-13: Guzzi Vincenti's senior season proved to be just as successful as the rest of her Lion career. She earned the fourth All-American status when she fenced her way to the medal round of the NCAA Championships once again. She finished the championships in third place. Guzzi-Vincenti placed fourth at the Mid-Atlantic/South Regional. The Italian finished the regular season with an outstanding 37-5 record, and had eleven 3-0 performances. These came against NYU, Harvard(twice), Drew, UNC, Temple, Columbia(twice), UPenn, St. John's, and Ohio State. She also placed first in the Garret Open for the second year in a row.

2011-12: Guzzi Vincenti was the national runner-up and claimed her 3rd All-American status. It was her third top-three national finish in as many years. She finished the regular season with an outstanding 44-10 record to qualify for the Mid-Atlantic/South Regional. At the regional, she placed 2nd to move on to the NCAA Championships. At the championships, she defeated 19 of 23 opponents to earn the top seed in the medal round. A dominant regular season featured eight 3-0 performances. Those came against NYU, Sacred Heart, Vassar, Columbia, North Carolina, Temple(twice), and Penn. She also went 2-1 against Harvard(twice), Princeton(twice), St. John's(twice), Ohio State, Notre Dame, and Haverford. Guzzi Vincenti won the Epee event at the Garret Open, hosted by Penn State.

2010-11: Guzzi Vincenti finished regular season action with a record of 60-6. The National Champion earned herself a spot to compete in the NCAA championship where she took third. The sophomore earned All-American honors for the second consecutive year.

2009-10: Guzzi Vincenti had a standout first year with the Nittany Lions. Going 33-3, she capped off the season winning the National Title in the epee at the NCAA Fencing Championships.

HIGH SCHOOL/PERSONAL:
Guzzi Vincenti, born in Milano, Italy became a member of the Italian National Team at the age of 14. Competing in over thirty Junior and Senior World Cup tournaments, she was a finalist thirteen times, winning four gold medals. She is the youngest Italian epeeist to have won a Junior World Cup tournament. In the 2008-09 season, she placed as high as third in the Junior World Cup and as second in the Italian Junior Ranking.

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