Brandeis senior epee fencer Will Bedor finished 24th overall at the 2010 NCAA National Collegiate Fencing championships. Bedor won six of his 23 matches, helping the Judges rank 25th overall as a team, fourth among the five Division III squads.
Senior epeeist Will Bedor earned his first trip to the NCAA National Collegiate Fencing championships this weekend. Bedor went 15-8 overall in the epee to take an at-large spot in the 2010 national championships, which will be held next week at Harvard.
The Brandeis fencing team had a rare mid-week meet, taking on three local rivals in the Boston Bean Pot tournament. The Judges lost five of six matches, with the only win a victory by the men's team over MIT, 16-11. The women dropped a narrow 14-13 decision to Boston College in which each weapon was decided by one point.
The combined Brandeis fencing teams finished in third place at the 2010 New England championships at Mount Holyoke, with the men's squad placing fifth overall. Both the foil and saber squads finished in fourth place, while the epee squad was sixth.
The Brandeis men's fencing team posted an 0-4 record at the 2010 Duke Invitational today. The Judges losses included matches against top-ranked Penn State and host and tenth-ranked Duke. The team's lone squad victory came in their 14-13 loss to Air Force, when the foilists went 8-1.
Results from the 2010 Eric Sollee Fencing Invitational (formerly the Brandeis/MIT Invitational) are available here! Scores will be posted at the end of each round. The Brandeis women went 5-0 on the day, upending #8 Penn, 14-13, and earning the UAA crown, 15-12, over NYU. The men went 1-4 with a win over Hunter College.
The Brandeis men's fencing team finished its 2009-10 Northeast Fencing Conference schedule by going 2-3 on Jan. 23. Overall, the Judges finished 5-5 in the NFC, with two of their losses coming by 14-13 margins.
Sophomore epee Andrew Powell went 6-1, while the Brandeis men's fencing team had a narrow 14-13 win in their opener against Brown as the Judges went 1-3 at the 2009 Brandeis Invitational. Overall, the epee team won three of its four matches.
Seniors Will Bedor and Andrew Travis, juniors Carl Goldfarb and Jon Rollock, and sophomore Alex Powell make it into the top eight for both epee and sabre at the New England Intercollegiate Fencing Conference Fall Invitational.
Brandeis graduate Tim Morehouse '00 had one once-in-a-lifetime experience when he earned a silver medal at the 2008 Beijing Olympics. Now the former NCAA saber Fencer of the Year has added another, having sparred with President Barack Obama on the White House lawn. You can read more about it on the Brandeis Now web site.
Tim Morehouse '00 isn't satisfied with just one Olympic appearance. The silver medal saberist is preparing for London in 2012 and promoting the sport around the United States. Dave Ostrowsky '07 profiled Morehouse's efforts in the Daily News Tribune.