Fencing

03/26/10 6:02am
Few college students' experiences include a trip to the NCAA Championships, which is exactly what Penn fencers Evan Prochniak and Aida Abdikulova will be able to do after this weekend.
03/15/10 4:07am
The fate of two Quakers will remain undetermined until later this week as the results of Saturday’s NCAA Mid-Atlantic/South Fencing Regional tournament count for only part of the qualifying criteria for NCAA championships.
03/01/10 5:20am

Men's and Women's Fencing take second and third, respectively, at Ivy champs

The men tied for second place and the women clinched third on Sunday at the Ivy Fencing Championship in Hutchinson Gymnasium.
02/26/10 5:44am
The No. 10 women’s fencing team will have to settle for an outside shot at the Ivy crown after winning three of its four matches last weekend.
02/22/10 5:28am

Women lay solid foundation at Ivy Championships in N.Y.

The Quakers traveled to Cornell to compete in the first part of the two-week Ivy League Championships, where they went 3-1. They will look to show their strengths on their homecourt at Hutchinson Gym next week, when round two of the Ivy Championship will take place.
02/17/10 7:57am

Freshman fencer takes fifth at Junior Olympics

Prochniak competed in the sabre division, battling a field of 157 competitors. His fifth-place finish secured him a spot on the 2010 U.S. Junior Fencing National Team, which will participate in the 2010 World Championships in Baku, Azerbaijan.
02/12/10 4:30am

Freshman takes stab at Junior Olympics

While Penn won’t be sending any student athletes to Vancouver, freshman Evan Prochniak will be the sole representative for the Penn fencing program at this year’s Junior Olympics.
01/29/10 4:53am

Quakers hope to wither Violets

After both the men’s and women’s teams won all five of their matches last year at the Brandeis/MIT Eric Sollee Invitational, Penn fencing is hoping for a repeat performance.
12/13/09 11:25pm

Looking to stay perfect this year

The men’s fencing team hopes to replicate last year’s perfect season at the Philadelphia Invitational on Jan. 10, while the women’s team looks to build on last year’s 14-5 season as well.
11/04/09 6:15am

Fencing Brief | Quakers en garde at Temple

At the two-day tournament — the largest individual collegiate meet in the nation — the Quakers faced 29 other opponents including host Temple, Penn State and Notre Dame.