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Jan 17, 2015
W3-L3 vs. Western Invitational
@ Air Force Academy
Final
vs. Air Force (W, 14-13), Stanford (W, 14-13), Cal Tech (W, 23-4), UCSD (L, 9-18), Northwestern (L, 5-22), Duke (L, 9-18)
Jan 21, 2015
W, 15-12 at Wellesley College
Final
Jan 24, 2015
W5-L1 vs. Northeast Conference Meet 2
@ Brown
vs. Brown (L, 11-16), BC (W, 18-9), Dartmouth (W, 14-13), Tufts (W, 14-13), Vassar (W, 18-9), Smith (W, 19-8)
Jan 31, 2015
W, 16-11 NYU
Final
No events today
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
November 15, 2014 Women go 4-2 at first NFC meet of season The Judges posted wins over Wellesley, UNH, BU and UMass.
November 4, 2014 Mattos, Mandel earned UAA Fencer of the Week honors The duo have been honored with 25 weekly honors from the UAA in their careers.
November 1, 2014 Mattos earns silver at the Big One Caroline Mattos completed a career set, placing second in women's foil competition after winning as a freshman and placing third last year.
September 11, 2014 Be Bold, Be Bald Fundraiser comes to Brandeis Thanks to the work of Max Berner '16 and James Machado '16, the Brandeis Athletics community is hoping to come together to raise money for cancer research with a unique campaign.
September 3, 2014 Introducing We The Jury The new program that rewards Brandeis students for their support of the Judges!
July 9, 2014 Fencers travel to compete in Korea Brandeis NOW covered the Judges' five-day excursion to Korea with a story written by one of their former captains, Julian Cardillo '14.
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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