Eva Shaffer


Player profile

  • Year Junior
  • Hometown Great Meadows N.J.
  • Last School Hackettstown High School

Ohio State Career

Sophomore Season (2021-22)

  • 3-2 in dual season
  • Finished 49th at Penn State Open
  • Buckeyes won CCFC women’s team title and sabre squad crown

Freshman Season (2020-21)

  • 1-1 on the year
  • Buckeye women were CCFC team co-champions and sabre squad co-champions

Prior to Ohio State

  • Member of Valhalla Fencing Club
  • Competed in the Arnold Classic and Junior Olympics
  • Team captain as a senior
  • Part of the National Arts Honors Society


  • Parents are Thomas and Karina
  • Has twin younger sisters, Lena and Sarah
  • Studio art major, with a focus on art and technology, and pursue a career in the arts
  • Enjoy drawing/sketching, gaming of all kinds, relaxing, reading and listening to music
  • Father, who fenced when he was younger, got her into fencing; she grew up around swords and medieval weaponry
  • Has traveled to Norway and Europe and first game of hide and seek was played at a castle in Sweden
  • An animal lover and has had dogs and a horse all of her life
  • Great, great, great, great, great, great, great uncle is Carl Linnaeus, the father of binomial naming