Heloísa Scanavini


Player profile

  • Year Sophomore
  • Hometown São Paulo, Brazil
  • Last School St. Francis College Brazil

Ohio State Career

  • Ohio State Scholar-Athlete as a freshman

Freshman Season (2021-22)

  • Finished 14th at OSU Open
  • 3-2 in dual season
  • Buckeyes won CCFC women’s title
  • An Ohio State Scholar-Athlete

Prior to Ohio State

  • Fenced for Esporte Clube Pinheiros from 2017-21
  • Top 5 in Brazil junior and cadet rankings
  • Represented Brazil in international competitions
  • Won several medals in national competitions
  • Class valedictorian
  • Earned IB diploma programe award


  • Daughter of Juliana Vasconcelos Manoel Scanavini and Arceu Scanavini Neto, who was on the swimming and polo teams at the University of São Paulo (USP)
  • Has a sister, Isadora, and a brother, Fabricio
  • Plans to major in neuroscience and attend med school
  • Got into fencing because of her brother’s influence
  • Enjoys playing the piano, audio books, gaming and baking