Bedor finishes 24th at NCAA championshipsBrandeis 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.
Fencers compete at Boston Bean Pot tournamentThe 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.
Men's fencing takes fifth at New EnglandsThe 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.
Men's fencing drops four at DukeThe 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.
Brandeis women go 5-0 at Eric Sollee Invite, topping #8 Penn and NYUResults 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.
Men's fencing wraps up NFC slate with 2-3 recordThe 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.
Men's fencing puts five in top eightSeniors 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.
Morehouse '00 shows President Obama the ropesBrandeis 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.