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February 8, 2015 Women's fencing goes 3-2 at FDU Invitational The Judges were paced by sophomore sabre fencer Ashley Jean, who went 12-2. Brandeis defeated Johns Hopkins, Stevens and NJIT but fell to #10 Temple and were edged by hosts Farleigh Dickinson.
February 1, 2015 Sayles leads Brandeis women to 5-1 mark at Sollee, including NYU sweep Sophomore sabre fencer Nina Sayles won 18 of 21 matches, helping the Judges to a pair of wins over their UAA rivals.
January 24, 2015 Women go 5-1 at second Northeast Conference meet, finish 9-3 Liz Feller went 10-5, including a sweep of Dartmouth in a 14-13 win.
January 21, 2015 Deep roster leads women's fencing to 15-12 win over Wellesley Thirteen different Judges earned at least one point, with Liz Feller, Jaclyn Hammond and Emilia Dwyer, each picking up two wins.
January 17, 2015 Fencers earn five wins at Western Invitational Caroline Mattos went 12-2 in foil for the women, who defeated Air Force, CalTech and Stanford.
December 9, 2014 Mowell named UAA Fencer of the Week Junior Gwendolyn Mowell was honored for the first time in her career after going 10-2 and helping the Judges knock off Yale, 14-13.
December 7, 2014 Brandeis fencing sweeps Yale at home invitational The women topped the Elis, 14-13, for the third year in a row, while the men's 17-10 victory was their first since 2007. The women also defeated Johns Hopkins and Air Force.
December 7, 2014 Brandeis Women take three of five at Brandeis Invitational The Brandeis Women fencers won three of five head-to-head matches over the weekend, including a sweep of John's Hopkins
Bill Shipman Bill Shipman Head Coach 781-736-3650

Bill Shipman came to Brandeis in 1981 as the head coach of both men's and women's fencing and has continued the long tradition of fencing excellence at Brandeis. His men's team won the 1989 University Athletic Association championship and finished runner-up six times. His women's team has won four UAA titles, including the three straight from 1993-95, and finished runner-up twice.  In 2013, the Judges took home the New England Intercollegiate Fencing Championship crown in their home of the Gosman Athletic Center.

Prior to his arrival here, Shipman served as an assistant coach at the University of Pennsylvania from 1978-1981. He has a bachelor of arts in education with a major in Physical Education from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and a masters degree in Recreation and Parks Administation from Clemson University.

Shipman has been selected seven times as a coach for the United States Olympic Festival, one of only eight selected each year. He served on the NCAA Fencing Committee from 1996-99. The Brandeis coaching staff was named as the UAA Staff of the Year several times.

Shipman was honored as the United States Fencing Coaches Association Coach of the Year in 1994, the first year Brandeis hosted the NCAA Fencing championships and one of his women fencers, Kristin Foellmer, won All-American honors by finishing third in the foil.

In 1999, Shipman served as chair of the NCAA Men's and Women's Fencing Committee as Brandeis served as host school for the second time. One of his fencers, Tim Morehouse '00 earned All-American honors by finishing fourth in the men's sabre that year. Morehouse went on to become the first Brandeisian in University history to qualify for the Olympic Games, traveling to Beijing in 2008, where he helped the saber squad to the silver medal, and returning to the London Games in 2012. Morehouse is now known as America's "Face of Fencing".

Shipman is an accredited fencing master, who coaches at the Boston Fencing Club in addition to his duties at Brandeis.

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