Claire-Teresa Galavotti


Player profile

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

Ohio State Career

  • Fenced with Redstar Fencing Club

2021-22 (Freshman Season)

  • Finished seventh at NCAA Regionals
  • 46-22 in dual matches
  • Tied for third at OSU Open and placed 14th at Penn State Open
  • Buckeyes won CCFC women’s team title and league foil crown
  • An Ohio State Scholar-Athlete and USFCA Distinguished Scholar honoree

Prior to Ohio State

  • Fenced with Redstar Fencing Club


  • Daughter of Luciano and Natasha, who played basketball at the University of Pennsylvania
  • Has three younger siblings, Elisabetta, Eleonora and Cristoforo
  • Psychology major
  • Wrote an article for Erika’s Lighthouse blog and managed @sicperikaslighthouse on Instagram
  • Hobbies include playing piano and guitar and sewing
  • Speaks Italian
  • Got into fencing after seeing Italians doing well at the Olympics and World Championships