Fencing

03/14/11 2:24am

Eight Quakers qualify for fencing NCAAs

Though Penn failed to capture the 2011 Ivy League title, there is still a chance for the fencers to win a different crown.
02/14/11 5:30am

Fencers finish in middle of Ivy pack

The men defeated Brown, Columbia and Princeton, but notched third place overall with a 3-2 record in the Ivy tournament. The women went 3-3, taking fourth.
02/04/11 4:02am

Quakers duel with nation's best

Having competed against some of the most talented fencers in the world, the Quakers hope to find success in the upcoming MIT Eric Sollee Invitational on Sunday.
01/24/11 4:36am

Quakers coast at home

In its only appearance at Hutchinson Gymnasium this season, the men’s fencing squad had no trouble handling the six visitors at the Philadelphia Invitational on Saturday, going 6-0.
01/21/11 6:26am

Quakers open with home advantage

The Quakers will host the Philadelphia Invitational Saturday for their first official tournament of the season.
11/15/10 5:54am

Penn fencers make statement in State College

Both fencing teams met with relative success in State College, Pa., with three Penn men earning top-seven finishes and five members of the women’s team placing in the top 20 in their respective weapons.
11/10/10 5:15am

Fencing aims to put ‘team-first’

Both the men’s and women’s fencing teams look to bond more as a team and hope it brings success on the mat.
03/29/10 5:13am
Despite being riddled by numerous setbacks throughout the 2010 campaign, the Penn fencing team nearly reproduced last year’s seventh-place finish at the NCAA Championships on the season’s final weekend.
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.