Margaret McDonald-Smith
Margaret  McDonald-Smith


Atlanta, Ga.

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Red Storm Finishes Sixth At 2015 NCAA Fencing Championships

Senior Isis Washington wins women's epee NCAA title, while five others garner All-American honors.


Brandeis Invitational Recap: St. John's Men Post 4-1 Mark, While Women Finish 3-3

Blitzer leads men's squad, while Ferdman leads women's team.


NCAA Championships Recap: St. John's Places Fifth

Seven Red Storm fencers earn All-American status.


St. John's Fencing Heads To 2013 NCAA Championships

ESPN3 To Broadcast Men's And Women's Semifinal and Final Rounds.


St. John's Claims Six Medals At 2013 NCAA Northeast Regionals

Junior Alina Ferdman and redshirt senior Daryl Homer win gold medals.


Recap: St. John's Invitational & NYU Invitational

Recap: St. John's Invitational & NYU Invitational

2015-2016: Posted a 51-34 record on the season … Placed eighth at the NCAA Championship and earned second-team All-America … Placed eighth at the NCAA Regional recording 11 wins … Posted a 16-2 record at the Brandeis Invitational tying for second most wins on the women’s team … Posted a 7-5 record at the Temple Invitational … Notched a 4-5 record against Columbia (3-3) and Princeton (1-2) at the U.S. Collegiate Squad Championships.

2014-2015: Posted a 68-37 record on the season... Placed 15th at the NCAA Fencing Championships... Recorded a 17-6 record to place ninth at the NCAA Northeast Regional... Finished 43rd overall in the Division 1 women's saber event at the January North American Cup... Posted an 8-4 record at the Temple Invitational... Posted a 10-5 record at the NYU Invitational... Recorded eight wins at the SJU Invitational... Posted a season best 16-2 record at the Brandeis Invitational.

2013-14: Redshirt season.

: Posted a record of 29-13 on the season ... Placed 13th at the NCAA Fencing Championships ... Won silver at the Northeast Regional ... Posted a 6-6 record at the Temple invitational ... Recorded a season-best 13-2 mark at the NYU Invitational, tying for second-most on the team ... Posted a 10-5 record at the St. John's Invitational ... Finished in a tie for 21st place at the January North American Cup (Div. I) in Louisville, Ky. ... Placed 37th at the December NAC (Div. I) ... At the Novemnber NAC, placed 11th in Div. I competition and won silver in junior competition ... Finished in 16th place at the October NAC (Div. I).

Before St. John's: Competed for Nellya Fencers ... Member of the 2012 U.S. Junior National Team ... Snagged silver at the 2012 Budapest Junior World Cup ... Also won silver two weeks earlier at the Sunstate Mechanical Junior World Cup in Phoenix, Ariz. ... Won a bronze medal at the 2012 January North American Cup (Junior) in Portland, Ore. ... Earned an A12 ranking ... Named to the National Honor Society ... Member of the Thespian Society.

Personal: Most thrilling moment of her athletic career was making the 2012 U.S. Junior National Team ... Lists drawing, reading, and thrift shopping as her hobbies ... Majoring in fine arts ... Daughter of Augusta and Geoffrey.


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