Gabriella Leccese

Epee

Player profile

  • Hometown East Williston, N.Y.
  • Last School Wheatley
  • Year Senior

Junior Season (2017-2018)
•Finished in sixth at the OSU Open

Sophomore Season (2016-2017)
•Finished OSU Open in ninth place
•Competed in women’s sabre at OSU Duals, contributing 11 points

Freshman Season (2015-2016)
•Competed at all competitions for the Buckeyes
•Went 10-2 at OSU Duals competing in foil
•Finished in 18th place at OSU Open
•Registered a 9-1 record at Elite Invitational
•Claimed 15th in individual competition at Midwest Fencing Conference Championships

Prior to Ohio State
•Competed with Hills Fencing Institute (H3) from 2013 to 2015
•Made first team for foil in Nassau County in 2014 and 2015
•Placed fourth in individuals in Nassau County in epee in 2015
•Earned second place in individual as a foilist in Nassau County in 2014
•Senior all-star team member in 2015
•Earned a Scholastic Wildcat Award in 2014 and 2015

Personal
•Daughter of Eileen and Michael
•One sibling, Rachel
•Majoring in neuroscience
•Plans on going to medical school for psychiatry
•Also played lacrosse in high school
•Enjoys swimming and doing volunteer work for children with special needs
•Member of the honors program and residence hall council and student government at Ohio State
•Greatest sports thrill is winning close bouts