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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

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

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

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

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

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...

The team has just two competitions remaining before NCAA Regionals. (Photo courtesy of Athletic Communications)

Fencing teams come up short at JHU invitational, men and women beat William & Mary

Nicky Nathanson February 14, 2020

The Lafayette women's fencing team earned four wins at the Fairleigh Dickinson University (FDU) invitational this past Saturday. On Sunday, both teams traveled to the Johns Hopkins University (JHU) invitational,...

The fencing team sent 11 players to regionals, after just four qualified last season. (Photo courtesy of Athletic Communications)

Fencing season ends at regionals: 11 compete, but fail to advance to nationals

Morgan Maves March 15, 2019

The Lafayette fencing team qualified five men and a women's program-record six athletes for the NCAA Mid-Atlantic Regionals Championship, which was hosted on their home turf in Kirby Sports Center last...

The fencing team earned eighth place at the Mid-Atlantic Collegiate Fencing Association (MACFA) Championship last Saturday. (Photo courtesy of Athletic Communications)

Fencing finishes eighth at conference championships, will host NCAA Regionals on Saturday

Andrew Hollander March 8, 2019

The Lafayette fencing team earned an eighth place finish in the Mid-Atlantic Collegiate Fencing Association (MACFA) Championship last Saturday, March 2, behind several strong performances from both the...

The two-day tournament provided an opportunity for younger fencers to get exposure to the sport at the college level. (Photo courtesy of Zack Lee)

Fencing opens fall season with strong showing at Penn State meet

Amy Hewlett November 9, 2018

The Lafayette fencing team opened their season at the Garret Open meet, hosted by Penn State University last Saturday. The Leopards competed against a number of solid programs including Harvard, Yale,...

Senior fencer Alex Gorloff stands in position (Photo Courtesy of Athletic Communications)

Fencing hosts the MAFCA Championships

Ryan Green March 9, 2018

The Lafayette fencing team hosted the MAFCA Championships on March 4 in Kirby Sports Center, and showed vast improvement compared to last year’s results at the event. The saber squad, led by senior...

The Leopards  went 3-2 overall in their fencing competition at John Hopkins. Photo Courtesy of Zachary Lee

Fencing continues their success at John Hopkins

Matthew Benusa February 16, 2018

The men’s fencing team and women's fencing freshmen Olympia Peters and Emily Cook traveled to Baltimore on Feb. 11 to compete with five other teams in the Mid-Atlantic Collegiate Fencing Association....

Alex Gorloff faces an opponent at the Army Meet. (Photo Courtesy of Athletic Communications)

Fencing lunges into their season

Hannah Greaves January 26, 2018

Last Saturday, the men’s and women’s fencing teams traveled to West Point to compete in the Army Invite. The team collectively did well, with impressive wins during the men’s saber matches lead by...

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