Gabriela Cecchini

Foil

Player profile

  • Year Senior
  • Hometown Porto Alegre, Brazil
  • Last School Universidad Federal do Rio Grande do Sul

Sophomore Season 

  • Placed eigth at NCAA

Junior Season 

  • Tied for third at the OSU Open
  • Finished undefeated at OSU Duals
  • Won 22 bouts for the Buckeyes at the Elite Invitational Duals
  • Led the women’s foil unit with nine victories in 12 bouts at the St. John’s Invitational
  • Earned a 16-11 bout record and four undefeated rounds at Northwestern Duals
  • Finished ninth place at NCAA

Prior to Ohio State

  • Third Place Cadet World Championship 2013
  • Two Times Junior Pan-American Champion (2016 and 2017)
  • Member of Brazilian Senior Fencing Team since 2013

Personal

  • Daughter of Lúcia and André Cecchini
  • Has two siblings, Tiago and Manuela
  • Enjoys reading poetry, watching movies and cooking with friends
  • Greatest sports thrill: “My greatest sports thrill was earning third place in the 2013 Cadet World Championships in Poreč, Croatia.”
  • Passionate about languages; favorite words in Portugese are: varanda, pororoca, arbusto, bólido, xaxado