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Fencing

Seniors Amanda Manubag and Abby Schlotterbeck were honored during the home fencing tournament. (Photo by Hannah Ally for GoLeopards)

Fencing team lunges towards victory at home tournament

By Grace Sanborn, Assistant Sports Editor February 23, 2024

The fencing team hosted its home tournament on Sunday in Kamine Gym. The men’s team won three out of four matches, while the women dropped their sole match against Rutgers University 13-12.  The...

The track and field team attended three meets over winter break. (Photo by Hannah Ally for GoLeopards)

What you missed in athletics over winter break

By Martin Familetti, Contributing Writer January 26, 2024

There was no rest for the weary during winter break for College Hill athletes, as the basketball, track and field and fencing teams were each in the thick of their busy seasons. Here are the biggest developments...

The fencing team practices at 6 a.m. due to facility conflicts. (Photo by Rick Smith for GoLeopards)

Fencing captain looks for administrative support

By Grace Sanborn, Assistant Sports Editor December 8, 2023

While multiple sports teams have found success this year, one group is in need of some more support from the athletics department, according to one of its captains. Senior co-captain of the fencing team...

The swimming and diving teams competed in their last meet of the 2023 season against Lehigh. (Photo by Hannah Ally for GoLeopards)

What you missed in athletics over Thanksgiving break

By Grace Sanborn, Assistant Sports Editor December 1, 2023

Despite the Thanksgiving holiday, Lafayette's athletes were hard at work on the court, on the strip and in the pool. Here is what you missed.  Men’s basketball The men’s basketball team (1-6...

Fencing now looks forward to hosting regionals after competing in the MACFA tournament. (Photo courtesy of GoLeopards)

Fencing finishes regular season with MACFA Championships

By Andreas Pelekis and Caroline McParland March 10, 2023

Over the past four weeks, the fencing team competed in the Mid-Atlantic Collegiate Fencing Association (MACFA) tournament. The team faced Johns Hopkins University on Feb. 12 and Drew University on Feb....

The Leopards faced formidable competition at the invitational. (Photo courtesy of GoLeopards)

Fencing kicks off 2023 at Penn Invite

By Andreas Pelekis, Contributing Writer January 27, 2023

Following offseason training in January, the Lafayette fencing team participated in an invitational hosted by the University of Pennsylvania last Saturday. Battling against esteemed athletic programs including...

Lafayettes mens fencing team finished 3-4 at Vassar. 
(Photo by Rick Smith for GoLeopards)

Lafayette fencing competes in second event of year

By Nicky Nathanson, Contributing Writer November 18, 2022

The Lafayette fencing team took part in the Vassar Invitational on Sunday, finishing the day with mixed results.  On the men’s side, Lafayette defeated Cleveland State (14-13), Denison University...

Freshman Beninto Hergert (pictured) competing in foil, finishing in 28th place at the Penn State Open this past weekend. (Photo courtesy of Amir Whitehead 24)

Fencing makes an appearance at Penn State Opener

By Luke Ritchie, Contributing Writer November 12, 2021

The Lafayette fencing team participated in the Penn State Open over the weekend at the Multi-Sport Indoor Facility. The meet was highlighted by freshman Zoe O'Connor, who finished in 27th place in the...

Senior captain Bora Mutis won five bouts in foil against Drew. (Photo courtesy of Athletic Communications)

Fencing ends spring season with two narrow losses to Drew University

By Craig Barbaro March 19, 2021

The Lafayette fencing team finished their regular season this past weekend with two matches against Drew University, losing both contests by a close 14-13 margin. The competition against the Rangers marked...

Sophomore foil Yiwen Cui won once during pool play. (Photo courtesy of Athletic Communications)

Fencing concludes season at NCAA regionals: Four qualifiers each record wins at the tournament

By Jaskaran Grewal March 13, 2020

The Lafayette fencing team traveled to Duke University last Saturday as four members of the team qualified for the NCAA Mid-Atlantic/South regional tournament. Sophomore saber Carolyn Feigeles, junior...

Junior Bora Mutis (right) placed ninth in foil at the MAFCA championship. (Photo courtesy of Athletic Communications)

Fencing team places sixth in conference championship: Four Leopards qualify for NCAA Regionals on Saturday

By Andrew Hollander March 6, 2020

The Lafayette fencing team placed sixth out of 15 teams at the Mid-Atlantic Collegiate Fencing Association (MACFA) championship on Sunday, with two men and two women qualifying for NCAA Regionals. Four...

The team posted a 3-2 record at the MACFA round-robin event. (Photo courtesy of Athletic Communications)

Men’s fencing wins three at round-robin tournament with conference championships looming

By Nash Lovallo February 21, 2020

Last Saturday, the Lafayette men’s fencing team earned a 3-2 record in their final competition before the Mid-Atlantic Collegiate Fencing Association (MACFA) championships. The College of New Jersey...

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