Montserrat Viveros


Player profile

  • Hometown Asuncion, Paraguay
  • Last School Colegio de la Asuncion
  • Year Junior

Ohio State Career

  • First Team All-American as a freshman
  • 2020 NCAA qualifier with fifth-place finish at NCAA Regionals
  • 2020 First Team All-MFC selection after runner-up finish
  • Received Big Ten Sportsmanship Award in 2021
  • Academic All-Big Ten, Ohio State Scholar-Athlete and USFCA All-Academic Team honoree

Sophomore Season (2020-21)

  • Competed in Olympic qualifying meet in Summer 2021
  • Received Big Ten Sportsmanship Award
  • 43-27 on the year, leading the epee squad in wins and winning percentage
  • Second among all women fencers in victories
  • Helped epee squad to CCFC championship and Buckeyes were CCFC women’s team co-champions
  • Earned Academic All-Big Ten and Ohio State Scholar-Athlete accolades as well as USFCA All-Academic Team accolades

Freshman Season (2019-20)

  • First Team All-American
  • NCAA qualifier
  • Second Team Midwest All-Region
  • First Team All-MFC
  • Runner-up at Midwest Fencing Conference Championships
  • Placed fifth at NCAA Regionals
  • 38-6 in the regular season, including 29-4 record at Northwestern Duals
  • Ohio State won the MFC women’s title

Prior to Ohio State

  • Seven-time South American champion and won seven South American titles (U15, Cadet, Junior and Senior)
  • Earned four medals at Junior World Cups (Gold 2019, Silver 2018, Bronze 2016 and 2019)
  • Top 8 finish at 2019 Senior Pan-American Championships
  • Won U14 title at 2015 Pan-American Championships
  • Top 32 at 2018 Junior World Championship
  • Ranked as high as No. 13 in the FIE junior rankings
  • Trained with Olimpo Club in Spain


  • Daughter of Carlos Viveros and Griselda Mendoza
  • Father was a fencer and got her into the sport
  • Two siblings, Andrea and Mauricio
  • Marketing major
  • Loves singing and cooking