On May 5, the Brandeis Department of Athletics held its annual End-Of-Year banquet. Eight outstanding senior student-athletes were presented awards, while two others were honored as senior speakers. Click the headline to read more!
A pair of first-year competitors, foilist Julian Cardillo for the men and epeeist Leah Mack for the women, topped the charts for the Brandeis fencing team at the 2011 NCAA Northeast Regional at Vassar College this weekend. Cardillo finished seven at the meet, locking up a bid to the NCAA championships at Ohio State (which will be announced on Tuesday), while Mack placed 10th overall.
Alex Powell and Emma Larkin lead the Brandeis men and women's fencing squads to second-place finishes at the Boston Beanpot Tournament, earning them University Athletic Association Athlete of the Week honors.
Sophomore Zoe Messinger of Short Hills, N.J. was selected by the University Athletic Association for Athlete of the Week honors for the week ending February 13, 2011 as a member of the women’s fencing squad.
Three Brandeis student-athletes have been selected as UAA Athletes of the Week for the week ending January 23. Senior Grayce Selig was recognized for the women's track and field team, while seniors Anna Hanley and Adam Austin were honored for men's and women's fencing.
Thanks to a pair of 14-13 victories decided in the last bout, the Brandeis women's fencing team went 5-1 at the second Northeast Conference Fencing meet. The Judges topped BC and Brown by just one point with wins by senior epee Emma Larkin (pictured) and sophomore foil Vikki Nunley clinching the wins.
Brandeis had a successful day on Saturday at the Big One Tournament hosted by Smith College. The men's team came home with four medals, including two gold, while the women's team brought home a bronze.
The Brandeis fencing team opened the 2010 season at the New England Intercollegiate Fencing Conference Fall Tournament. Leading the way were senior Adam Austin and junior Alex Powell, who both earned gold medals. Senior Jon Rollock, rookie Julian Cardillo and sophomore Vikki Nunley each claimed bronze.
The 2010-11 winter schedules for the Brandeis basketball, indoor track and field and fencing teams are now posted! The link above goes to the composite schedule, or you can navigate to find your favorite sport on the left-hand menus!