ACC Fencers Earn 2015 Postgraduate Scholarships

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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 James, and Gene Corrigan. Sarah Collins; Duke; Public Policy Studies; Fencing; Palm Harbor, Fla. A two-time […]

UNCs Ron Miller Earns 1,400th Victory

UNC Varsity Fencing Team 2014-2015

The North Carolina men’s and women’s fencing teams competed at the Philadelphia Invitational over the weekend, earning solid wins and experience highlighted by a landmark victory. The Tar Heels joined by 12 other teams in the dual meet format with the women competing on Saturday and the men on Sunday at the University of Pennsylvania. By the end of the day on Saturday, head coach Ron Miller had passed the 1,400-wins mark for his 48-year career at UNC.

Kaidanov to File Suit against Penn State

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Former Penn State Fencing head coach Emmanuil Kaidanov will file a federal lawsuit today against Penn State, athletics director Dave Joyner and athletics integrity officer Julie Del Giorno, said Kaidanov’s lawyer Alvin de Levie. “I anticipate filing the complaint [Thursday] morning in Philadelphia in federal district court,” said de Levie. According to de Levie, “…the complaint […]

Fencing in College – How to Get on an NCAA Fencing Team

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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.

NCAA Fencing Round Up – Day One

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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 […]

Crowd-Sourced NCAA Fencing Predictions

Ohio State University hosts the 2014 NCAA Fencing Championships

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 […]

2014 NCAA Championship Field Set

Ohio State University hosts the 2014 NCAA Fencing Championships

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 […]

Columbia, Penn State, Princeton top NCAA Polls

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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 […]

Video: 2014 Ivy League Fencing Round-Robins Highlights

2014 Ivy League Round Robins (Video)

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.

Columbia, Princeton Top NCAA Rankings

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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 […]

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