Claire-Teresa Galavotti


Player profile

  • Year Freshman
  • Hometown Oak Park, Ill.
  • Last School Saint Ignatius College Prep

Prior to Ohio State

  • Fenced with Redstar Fencing Club
  • Silver in Div 2 at December NAC 2019
  • T32 in junior at Junior Olympics in 2020
  • T32 in junior at November 2019 NAC 2019
  • T32 in Div 1 at June 2021 NAC
  • AP Scholar


  • Daughter of Luciano and Natasha, who played basketball at the University of Pennsylvania
  • Has three younger siblings, Elisabetta, Eleonora and Cristoforo
  • Psychology major
  • Served on executive board of Erika’s Lighthouse, wrote an article for Erika’s Lighthouse blog and managed @sicperikaslighthouse on Instagram
  • Hobbies include piano, guitar and drawing and is trying to learn how to roller skate
  • Speaks Italian
  • Got into fencing after seeing Italians doing well at the Olympics and World Championships