Men's fencers kick off 2013 NCAA championshipsJunior Julian Cardillo posted two foil wins in the first three rounds of action, defeating foes from St. John's and North Carolina. Adam Mandel was 3-4 in his first round of sabre action, topping two foes from Penn and one from UNC.
Brandeis sends three fencers to NCAAsJulian Cardillo will make his third-straight appearance in men's foil, while Caroline Mattos and Adam Mandel will make their debuts in women's foil and men's sabre.
Fencers claim 2013 NEIFC titleWinning three of the six team weapon titles and a pair of individual crowns, the Brandeis fencers defended their home turf of the Gosman Center. Julian Cardillo won the men's foil and Adam Mandel took the men's saber title.
Morehouse '00, U.S. saber squad finish eighth at London OlympicsTim Morehouse (right, photo courtesy fencing.net), a 2009 Brandeis Hall of Famer, won a pair of matches at the London Olympics as the 27th seed to finish in eighth place. The U.S. sabre squad was unable to repeat their silver-medal performance from Beijing, finishing eighth.