Year Senior
Hometown Los Angeles, Calif.
High School Le Lycee Francais de Los Angeles
School: BC
Birthdate August 10, 2010


Career Record          
Senior 2013-14       4-2
Junior 2012-13       18-22
Sophomore 2011-12       0-0
Freshman  2010-11       9-9
Overall         31-33

Senior (2013-14):
Went 4-2 at The Historical Meet (Feb. 21).

Junior (2012-13):
Went 6-3 at The Historical Meet Plus (Feb. 7) … Notched a 4-1 record at the NYU Invitational (Jan. 27) … Took the strip at the Penn State Invitational (Jan. 12) … Posted a 2-1 record against NJIT at the Columbia Invitational (Nov. 30).

Sophomore (2011-12):
Did not fence.

Freshman (2010-11):
Went 2-1 at the Ivy League Championships, winning both bouts against Yale (Feb. 12-13) … Claimed a win against Harvard to help clinch the team’s 14-13 victory at the St. John’s Super Cup (Jan. 23) … Swept all three bouts against Wayne State at the NYU Invitational (Jan. 22).

International Experience:
Nationally ranked … Trained at the Olympiastutzpunkt Tauberbischofsheim, Olympic Training Center in Germany.

Before Columbia:
Created and captained the varsity fencing team at Le Lycée Francais de Los Angeles … Helped Le Lycée Francais de Los Angeles Captained to team gold and silver medals at the Southern California Scholastic Championships … Individual gold medalist at the Southern California Scholastic Championships … Captained the Beverly Hills Fencers’ Club Team … Awarded Presiden’ts Gold Medal for Academic Excellence … Recipient of the Brevet and Baccalaureate Diploma from the French Republic … Graduated with honors.

Double major in Art History and French Language/Literature along with a minor in Spanish … Speaks four languages … Has taught fencing at The School at Columbia, UCLA and Marlborough School in Los Angeles … Daughter of Eduardo Gallardo and Andrea Laffittee … Grandfather, Oscar Gallardo Saez, was a Uruguayan fencing champion and Olympic coach.
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