Fencing on a collegiate team, whether it be a Division I NCAA team or an intramural club fencing program, can be a very rewarding experience. If you plan on fencing in college, it’s best to do your research on the various programs available to you at the schools where your academic interests take you. Most top tier colleges have fencing available – either as an NCAA or collegiate club program, so you don’t have to give anything up on the academic side to find fencing in college.
Princeton leads the NCAA field after the first day of fencing. After day 1 of the 2014 NCAA Fencing Championships, Princeton holds a 4 point lead over Penn State for the top spot. Ohio State, Harvard, and Notre Dame round out the top 5. Day 1 featured women’s bouts across sabre, foil, and epee and […]
Reblogged from the forum thread by Jonathan Yergler: We’ve had some great involvement with our Fantasy Fencing initiative for the tournament this year! 265 users signed up to participate. By combining the rankings submitted by all of the participants we were able to draw up pre-rankings for how all of our users think the different events are […]
INDIANAPOLIS – The NCAA Men’s and Women’s Fencing Committee has announced the field of 144 competitors who will participate in the 2014 National Collegiate Men’s and Women’s Fencing Championships. Ohio State will host the championships at French Fieldhouse in Columbus, Ohio. Among the field are 3 members of the 2012 US Olympic Fencing Team, Men’s Foilists […]
Entering the NCAA Regionals weekend, Columbia and Penn State stand tied in the NCAA Fencing Coaches Poll atop the men’s fencing rankings while unbeaten Princeton sits at the top of the women’s fencing rankings. Columbia boasts a 90% win percentage on its 27-3 season record but is tied with Penn State – a team that […]
The Ivy League Digital Network recaps a dramatic 2014 Ivy League Round Robins at Brown University. The men’s title was split by Harvard and Columbia while the Princeton women claimed their fifth straight title.
The Columbia Lions are ranked at the top for men’s fencing in the first NCAA Coaches Poll of the 2014-2015 season. The Princeton Tigers have the top ranked women’s fencing program. Penn State, Princeton, Notre Dame, and Harvard all rank in the top 5 for both their men’s and women’s fencing programs. Full rankings provided […]
Starting with the 2014-2015 season, fencing will compete for a conference championship in the ACC. With the addition of Notre Dame to the ACC, fencing now has 4 schools with NCAA programs, meeting the minimum requirements for a conference championship. Plans are in motion to host an ACC Fencing Championship in February, 2015. It has […]
Today Penn State University announced Wes Glon has been named the Interim Head Coach for the men’s and women’s fencing teams for the 2013-2014 season. Following the firing of Emik Kaidanov from the head coaching position of Penn State Univerity’s fencing team, there was talk that Glon would be one of 3 assistant coaches with […]
Author’s Note: The following article is biased and will reflect my utter disdain for the Penn State University Athletics Department and their graceless removal of a legend and a gentleman in Emik Kaidanov. “Emik was terminated because he acted like he always did – with honor, respect and deep understanding of his responsibility to his […]