Brandeis Women's Fencing 2011-12 News

March 13, 2012
Messinger, Milo claim UAA Athlete of the Week honors
Juniors Zoe Messinger of the women's fencing team and Steven Milo from men's tennis earned University Athletic Association honors this week.

March 11, 2012
Messinger finishes 11th at NCAA Northeast regionals
Junior Zoe Messinger earned consideration for an at-large berth at the NCAA championships by reaching the final pool and placing 11th at the regional held at Boston College.

February 16, 2012
Brandeis Fencers Claim Six UAA Athlete of the Week Honors
Five different Brandeis fencers from the men's and women's teams combined to collect six UAA Athlete of the Week awards

February 14, 2012
Women place fourth at Beanpot, men take second
Sophomore Kristen Ha won five bouts to lead the Brandeis team at the Beanpot tournament, but the Judges dropped matches to BC, MIT and No. 7 Harvard.

February 12, 2012
Women's fencing tops Air Force, 19-8, finishes 1-4 at Duke
The Judges dropped three matches to nationally-ranked foes, but picked up a win in all three weapons against the Air Force Academy to earn their only win.

February 4, 2012
Women go 1-4 at Eric Sollee Invitational with win over Hunter
Epee fencer Kristen Ha, along with classmate Leah Mack, went 3-0 to pace Brandeis to their only win of the afternoon against Hunter College.

January 28, 2012
Women split at second Northeast Fencing Meet
The Brandeis women went 3-3 at the second Northeast Fencing Conference meet of 2012, finishing the season with a 7-5 record in the conference. Sophomore epeeist Leah Mack had the best day of any Brandeis fencer with 12 wins.

January 25, 2012
Women's fencing edges Wellesley, 14-13
In their only mid-week match of the season, the Brandeis women's fencing team defeated local rival Wellesley, 14-13. The Judges won epee, 8-1, and saber, 6-3, with junior saberist Zoe Messinger earning the clinching point.

December 4, 2011
Brandeis Men's and Women's Fencing Teams Struggle at Brandeis Invitational
Junior foil Vikki Nunley had an impressive day winning 8 of her 12 bouts, while classmate Zoe Messinger had seven wins in saber, but the women's fencing team were defeated in all five of their matches

November 29, 2011
Announcing the 2012 Brandeis Athletic Hall of Fame Class
Six standout athletes whose careers spanned the first half-century of Brandeis’ sports history will be inducted into the 14th class of the Joseph Linsey Brandeis Athletic Hall of Fame during ceremonies on March 31 in the Gosman Sports and Convocation Center on campus, Director of Athletics Sheryl Sousa ’90 and Friends of Brandeis Athletics (FOBA) President Jim Leahy '85 announced.

November 22, 2011
Fencers claim UAA Athlete of the Week honors after NFC opener
Junior foil Vikki Nunley for the women and men's rookie saber Adam Mandel and sophomore foil Julian Cardillo earned UAA Athlete of the Week honors.

November 19, 2011
Fencers go 8-3 at first NFC meet of season
Sophomore Kristen Ha had a fine meet for the epee squad as the Judges defeated Wellesley, BU, UMass and UNH.

November 8, 2011
Nunley, Mandel earn UAA Athlete of the Week honors
For their silver-medal performances at the NEIFC Fall Invitational, junior Vikki Nunley and rookie Adam Mandel earned UAA Athlete of the Week honors.

November 5, 2011
Nunley, Mandel claim silver, Cardillo bronze at 2011 Big One
Three Judges reached the podium at the 2011 Northeast Intercollegiate Fencing Conference Fall Invitational, with two reaching the finals.

October 27, 2011
Morehouse '00 earns sabre silver in Pan Am games
Brandeis graduate Tim Morehouse '00 added to his career medal haul with a silver at the 2011 Pan Am games in Guadalajara, Mexico.