Placed second in the 2009 Junior World Cup Helsinki ... awarded silver in 2010 Junior Pan-American Championships ... placed third in North American Cups C&D in Division 1 … placed eighth in individuals and team won bronze medal in the 2010 Senior Pan-American Championships … recorded a 25th place finish in the Division I women’s epee at the 2013 November North American Cup after posting a 8-2 record.
2013 (Redshirt Junior)
Finished seventh in women’s epee at the NCAA Championships … second-team All-American … finished with a 60-14 record.
Deferred season to train for London 2012 Olympics
NCAA Western Region Tournament champion ... fifth-place finish at the NCAA Championships in epee.
Received sixth place at 2010 Junior National Championships ... became the 2010 Western Regional Champion ... made an eighth place finish at the 2010 NCAA Championships ... was a 2010 Junior Team gold medalist ... preseason was the current FIE ranking junior (6th in world) and FIE ranking senior (80th in world).
A 2009 graduate of St. Agnes Academy in Houston, Texas ... seven-time national champion ... two-time Junior Olympic Gold Medalist Cadet (2007 & 2008) ... received bronze medal in 2008 Junior World Championships Team ... ranked No. 1 Fencer in U.S. at the end of 2008 ... placed third at 2008 Senior National Championships.
Daughter of Giorgio and Maria Bussa ... major is undeclared.