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Zagunis claims silver, Velikaya moves up in World Rankings

Top-4 Fencers at the 2015 Challenge Yves Brasseur  This past weekend Sofya Velikaya (RUS) claimed gold at the Challenge Yves Brasseur in Ghent, Belgium. After placing behind Olga Kharlan (UKR) twice, first at the Absolute Fencing Gear New York Sabre Grand Prix in New York and then at the Coupe du Monde in Athens,...

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ACC Fencers Earn 2015 Postgraduate Scholarships

Two ACC Fencers earned post-graduate scholarships. Two ACC fencers – Sarah Collins (Duke) and Gillian Litynski (UNC) earned scholarships to pursue graduate degrees after they complete their undergraduate studies. The Weaver-James-Corrigan Award is named in honor of the first 3 ACC commissioners, Jim Weaver, Bob...

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Talking with the US Men’s Foil Team – On Point

There’s a YouTube channel providing some great content – interviews with some of the USA’s top fencing athletes and coaches. Over the past month a host of videos went live. These videos offer a view into the lives of the Olympic athletes as they compete at national and international events. This interview...

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