Ana Escalante
Ana Escalante
Height: 5-3
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Los Angeles, Calif.
High School: Palisades Charter
Position: Foil
Major: Mechanical Engineering

2011-12: Overall record: 24-45...NFC record: 11-20...finished 16th at The Big One (11/5)...ranked 40th at the NCAA Northeast Regional (3/11)...had a 9-4 outing in the "B" Pool at the New England Championship (2/25)...posted 2-1 ledgers versus Boston University and Brandeis to go along with a win over UMass at an NFC competition (11/19)...defeated UNC, 2-1, and won one of her two bouts with Brown at the Brandeis Invitational (12/4)...swept Tufts while going 1-2 against Smith, Dartmouth, and Vassar at a second NFC event (1/28)...compiled a total of 7-8 at the Eric Sollee Invitational (2/4) by blanking Hunter, edging out Haverford, 2-1, and picking up wins over Johns Hopkins and NYU...went 2-1 against Brandeis and topped Boston College at the Beanpot (2/14).

2010-11: Overall record: 7-21...NFC record: 4-3...placed 54th at The Big One (11/6)...ranked 39th at the NCAA Northeast Regional (3/13)...posted wins over New Hampshire, Boston University, Sacred Heart, and Brandeis at the first NFC competition (11/20)...went 3-0 versus Yeshiva at the Eric Sollee Invitational (2/6).

Off the Fencing Strip at MIT: Majoring in mechanical engineering with a concentration in ancient and medieval studies...Gates Millennium Scholar...Lecture Series Committee refreshments subdirector...Alpha Chi Omega...Discover Mechanical Engineering.

High School: A 2008 graduate of Palisades Charter High School...Gates Millennium Scholar...National Hispanic Scholar...Ventures Scholar...AP Scholar with Distinction...three-time MESA Student of the Year...two-time participant in the Canon National Envirothon.

Personal: Daughter of Jose and Elida Escalante.