In its final hurrah of the 2015-16 season, Penn fencing fought through four days of intense competition at NCAA Championships in Waltham, Mass., to take eighth and score 98 points.
The Quakers are entering the home stretch.
The 2015-2016 season has been a rather successful one for Penn Fencing.
The key to success is no days off.
Penn fencing, competing for the third weekend in a row, hit the road for the United States Collegiate Squad Championships, held at rival Princeton's Jadwin Gym.
It was a bittersweet weekend for the Red and Blue.
This past weekend, Penn fencing dominated the arenas of Philadelphia during the Temple Invitational and the Quakers’ very own Philadelphia Invitational.
An Israeli-born fencer, a Canadian and an Ivy champion walk into a bar. And they’re all Shaul Gordon.
The journey for one of Penn men’s fencing captains is far from usual, as the son of an Italian mother, the Israeli-born fencer now calls Richmond, British Columbia, his home.
Make that two-thirds.
This past weekend another Penn team took home a share of a three-way Ivy League title when men’s fencing finished first in the Championship tournament along with Columbia and Princeton.
After some mixed results at the Northwestern Duals, both the No. 3 Penn men’s and No. 9 women’s fencing teams are hoping for positive prospects in Ithaca, N.Y., as the Quakers head to Cornell this weekend to compete in the Ivy League Championships.
The final tune-up before the battle for the Ivy League saw Penn pitted against some of the best the rest of the nation has to offer.
The Red and Blue trekked to South Bend, Ind., on Saturday to compete in the Northwestern Duals.
On the men's side, the No. 3 Quakers dominated, going 5-0.