Event: Epee
Height: 5'10"
Weight: 150 lbs
Birthplace: Washington D.C.
Current Residence: Princeton, N.J.
Education: Bachelor's degree in neuroscience major from Princeton University (2017), Graduate of National Cathedral School
Club: Princeton University
Coaches: Ray Finkleman and Zoltan Dudas
Hobbies: Singing, guitar and swimming
Current U.S. Ranking: No. 2
Current World Ranking: No. 45
Honors:

  • Four-time NCAA All-American (2017, 2014, 2013, 2012)
  • 2008 Summa Cum Laude Award from the American Classical League in recognition of her achievement on the National Latin Exam
  • 2008 finalist for Sports Illustrated Sports Kid of the Year

Olympic Teams: 2016
Senior World Championship Teams: 2018, 2017, 2015, 2014, 2013
World University Games Teams2013
Pan American Games Teams: 2015 (Gold - Individual and Team)
Pan American Championship Teams: 2018 (Gold - Team), 2017 (Gold - Team, Bronze - Individual), 2016 (Silver - Team, Bronze - Individual), 2015 (Gold - Team, Bronze - Individual), 2014 (Gold - Team, Silver - Individual), 2013 (Gold - Team, Silver - Individual)
Junior World Championship Teams2013, 2012 (Bronze - Team), 2011, 2010 (Silver - Team)
Cadet World Championship Teams2010, 2009 (Silver)

Personal: Holmes started fencing when she was nine following her interest in reading books about the middle ages and knights in shining armor. She qualified for her first national team at 15-years-old and won a silver medal at the Cadet Worlds in her first World Championship appearance in 2009. A member of the Senior World Team since 2013, Holmes won both individual and team titles at her first Pan American Games in 2015. She competed at her first Olympic Games in 2016 and placed fifth with the U.S. Women's Epee Team after finishing 25th individually.