Alex Massialas wins Cadet World Championship

Alex Massialas wins the 2011 Cadet World Championship

Massialas adds Gold into the Men’s Foil to the US Medal total.  Van Brummen places 5th to lead the US in Women’s Epee. Alexander Massialas convincingly won the gold medal at the 2011 Cadet World Championships in Men’s Foil with a 15-5 victory over Georg Dorr (GER) in the finals.  Ilya Degtyarev (RUS) and Alexander […]

Italy and Russia earn Golds at Cadet World Championships

Italy and Russia continued to add to their medal count at the 2011 Cadet and Junior Fencing World Championships with medal performances in the women’s sabre and men’s epee events. The women’s sabre field was beset with upsets at the 2011 Cadet World Championships.  In the final bout, Viktoria Kuybark (RUS) avenged her only loss […]

Cadet World Championships Photos

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Photographs of the 2011 Cadet Fencing World Championship in Jordan.  By Serge Timacheff / FencingPhotos.com. [slickr-flickr tag=”2011 Cadet and Junior Fencing World Championships”]

Lee Kiefer earns Silver in Cadet Women’s Foil

Lee Kiefer (left) won silver at the 2011 Cadet Women's Foil World Championships

Lee Kiefer earned the first medal for Team USA at the 2011 Cadet and Junior World Championships by placing 2nd in the Cadet Women’s Foil event.  Kiefer fell to Italian foilist Camilla Mancini in the final bout by a 15-11 score. Joining Mancini and Kiefer on the medal stand were Martina Singalia (ITA) and Evgenia […]

Lee Kiefer advances to Gold Medal Bout

Lee Kiefer

Lee Kiefer earned the first US medal at the 2011 Cadet and Junior World Championships by advancing to the top 4 in Cadet Women’s Foil today.  In the semi-finals she defeated Evgenia Nebierdze (RUS) 15-5.  She will face Camilla Mancini (ITA) in the gold medal bout.

American Fencer Makes Top Five of International Film Festival

American Fencer Movie Poster

This year marked the debut of the first annual Arnold Sports Film Festival. The film festival was run in partnership with Campus MovieFest and had 150 entries from 30 countries. There was also a high school division of 40 films. Films were under fifteen minutes in length with the goal of showing what inspires athletes. […]

Men’s NCAA Fencing Champions Crowned

Men's Foil NCAA Championship Bout

Daryl Homer (St. John’s), Marat Israelian (St. John’s) and Ariel DeSmet (Notre Dame) won individual titles in the 2011 NCAA Fencing Championships today.  At the end of the second day of competition, Notre Dame holds the lead in the team standings with 90 points, over Penn State University (84 points) and St. John’s (71 points.) […]

3 Tied at 16 wins in Men’s Epee

Marat Israelian

After the pool of 23 5 point bouts was completed, 3 fencers stood tied at 16 wins apiece.  Marat Israelian (St. John’s), Jonathan Yergler (Princeton), and Marco Caneveri (Ohio State) tied in the wins column to qualify for the semi-finals.  The fourth spot was won by Peter Cohen (Yale) who won 15 bouts. Marat Israelian […]

Miles Chamley-Watson leads foil field

Miles Chamley-Watson

After the preliminary round in the Men’s Foil NCAA Championships, Miles Chamley-Watson (Penn State) leads the field as the top seed heading into the semi-finals. Chamley-Watson will be joined by teammate David Willette (Penn State), Ariel DeSmet (Notre Dame), and Daniel Cohen (Air Force) in the semi-finals. The Penn State fencer led the field with […]

Daryl Homer leads NCAA Sabre field

Daryl Homer - St. John's

Daryl Homer (St. John’s), Aleksander Ochocki (Penn State), Avery Zuck (Notre Dame), and Evan Prochniak (UPenn) advance to the semi-final direct eliminations. After all of the preliminary bouts were complete, Daryl Homer and Aleksander Ochocki were tied with 19 wins and an 0.826 win percentage each.  Homer, however, gave up 12 fewer touches over the […]

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