A total of six Harvard fence took the strip at the USA Fencing Division I National Championships at the Minneapolis Convention Center April 11-14. The event featured over 1,000 athletes vying for National Champion titles and positions on the 2014 Senior World Team over the course of the four-day event.
Three Harvard fencers made the trip to Plovdiv, Bulgaria last week to compete at the Junior World Championships April 3-12. Michael Woo and Nina van Loon won Silver medals in their respective weapon team competitions with USA, while Aliya Itzkowitz fenced on team Great Britain.
The Harvard fencing program concluded its bid for a national title Sunday afternoon at Ohio State’s French Field House with 146 victories to claim fifth. Over the four day championships 10 Crimson fencers garnered All-America accolades.
The Harvard fencing program’s quest for its second national title begins Thursday, March 20 as 11 Crimson fencers head to Columbus, Ohio for the 2014 NCAA National Championships. Over the course of four days Harvard will compete at Ohio State’s French Field House for individual and team crowns as well as All-American honors. The women will compete on the strip March 20-21 to open the competition with the men closing the event March 22-23.
The Harvard fencing program qualified 11 fencers to compete at the 2014 NCAA Championships the NCAA announced this afternoon. The Crimson’s quest for its second national crown begins Thursday, March 20 in Columbus, Ohio at Ohio State’s French Field House.
The fifth-ranked Harvard men’s fencing team saw three of its fencers capture medal at the 2014 NCAA Northeast Regionals hosted by Wellesley College Sunday. Foil fencers Michael Woo and Brian Kaneshige captured silver and bronze, respectively, while sabre fencer Alexander Ryjik claimed bronze.
The Harvard men’s and women’s fencing teams, who rank sixth and third in the nation, respectively, head to Wellesley, Mass., Sunday, March 9 to compete in the 2014 NCAA Northeast Regional hosted by Wellesley College. Bids to the NCAA Championships are on the line as 19 Crimson take the strip at 9 a.m.
Alexander Eldeib and Stephen Mageras of the No. 6 Harvard men’s fencing team captured their first Junior Olympics medal this weekend as the Crimson freshmen took home gold and silver, respectively. The No. 3 Harvard women’s fencing team was also represented at the event as sophomore Nina van Loon earned her spot on the U.S. Junior epee team.
For the seventh time in its existence in as many years, the Beanpot title went to the No. 6 Harvard men’s fencing team, who defeated local rivals Boston College, MIT and Brandeis at duPont Gymnasium Wednesday night.
The No. 6 Harvard men’s fencing team looks to continue its dominance over its Beantown rivals Wednesday, Feb. 12 as the Crimson makes the short trek to MIT for the fencing Beanpot. Fencing is set to commence at 5:30 p.m.
The combination of a 4-1 record and a Princeton win over top-ranked Columbia, the No. 6 Harvard men’s fencing team earned a share of the 2014 Ivy League title Sunday at Brown’s Olney-Margolies Athletic Center.
As defending Ivy League champion, the No. 6 Harvard men's fencing team travels to Providence, R.I., for the Ivy League Round-Robins this weekend. The Crimson looks to capture its eighth Ancient Eight crown at Brown's Olney-Margolies Athletic Center.
The No. 5 Harvard men’s fencing team will compete for the first time in 2014 at the St. John’s Invitational in Queens, N.Y., Sunday, Jan. 26. The Crimson will face No. 1 Columbia, No. 4 Notre Dame, No. 6 Ohio State, No. 2 Penn State and No. 7 St. John’s on the strip. Fencing is scheduled to begin at 10 a.m. at the Taffner Field House.
USA Fencing’s January North American Cup featured 11 members of the Harvard fencing teams compete on the strip Jan. 17-21. Over 1,000 athletes from across the United States and Canada competed in the final North American Cup of the season which serves as a key qualifier for both the 2014 Senior and Junior World Championships.
Foil fencer Michael Woo earned his second Junior World Cup medal on Sunday, Jan. 5 at the Udine Junior World Cup as the Harvard men’s fencing sophomore won bronze. Fellow foil fencer Stephen Mageras finished in the top-15 while Jerry Chang rounded out the three Crimson competitors. The trio helped the U.S. squad earn a team gold medal.
Over the weekend, five members of the Harvard fencing teams competed at the December North American Cup. The second 2013-14 North American Cup of the year featured over 1,000 athletes from across the United States and Canada and acts as a key qualifier for both the 2014 Senior and Junior World Championships. Four fencers represented the Crimson men while Nina van Loon was the lone competitor from Harvard’s women’s squad.
The Harvard men’s fencing team will open its 111th season of action Sunday, Dec. 8 when it travels to Fairfield, Conn., for the Tradition Tournament. The field of competition includes New York, Penn State, Princeton, Sacred Heart, Stevens and Vassar. Fencing is set to begin at 10 a.m.
Jerry Chang captured his first Junior World Cup medal on Saturday, Nov. 30 at the Eden Cup as the Harvard men’s fencing sophomore took home bronze. Classmate Michael Woo finished in the top-10 while freshman Stephen Mageras rounded out the Crimson competitors with a 40th-place finish.
Four Harvard fencers traveled across the pond to compete at the Junior World Cup this past weekend. Jerry Chang, Stephen Mageras and Nina van Loon took the strip in Bratsilava, Czechoslovakia while Ailya Itzkowitz competed in Poland.