Despite receiving offers from different schools — but not Penn — Blutt applied to Penn, got in, and has now become a staple for Penn men's fencing.
Fencer Blake Broszus was inspired to join the sport by 2008 Olympic Gold Medalist Benjamin Kleibrink, who he later faced off against in the 2020 Games.
Coming in as a walk-on freshman, Hilado had little expectations for her immediate future. Yet now, the senior holds a captain role for Penn women's fencing.
After a year of canceled competition, winter sports returned this season to Penn's campus. With them, many Quaker seniors were able to make one last mark on the program they dedicated their college careers to.
Over his four years with the program, the epee earned numerous awards, including two first team All-Ivy, one second team All-Ivy, one first team All-Region, and one second team All-Region.
Keep up to date with the Quakers as winter sports charge towards final gasps for glory at NCAA Championships and spring sports show hints of what the coming season has in store.
Following mixed performances in the Penn State Invitational and the Philadelphia Invitational, Penn’s men and women’s fencing teams had to chase success in the Ivy League Round-Robin Championships through the weekend, but fell under expectations.
The team features fencers from seven different states and four countries.
Beginning on Feb. 1, spectators will be allowed to attend winter sports competitions, which includes men’s and women’s basketball.
Over two consecutive weekends, Penn's fencing teams went up against some high-quality competition and came up short at some points and victorious in others.
Winter sports competition will continue behind closed doors as Penn responds to rising COVID-19 cases in Philadelphia as well as across collegiate sports.
As did fall sports, the winter athletics teams entered the season having not played in almost two years. Unlike this past fall season, however, it looks like a few of these teams have a shot at competing for Ivy League titles.
With the winter sports season in full swing, we take a look at which Red and Blue teams will be in action in this weekend.
With winter sports right around the corner, here's a look at which Penn teams will be in action this upcoming season.
The Temple Open marked the first time that Quakers have competed in the past 19 months, and they did not disappoint. The teams collectively brought home 12 medals, earning at least one medal in each weapon: foil, epee, and sabre.
Nine Quakers, six countries, six sports. Here’s a look at the athletes who repped the Red and Blue in addition to their countries’ colors at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics.
This summer in Tokyo, two current Penn fencers and one former Penn fencer competed at the Olympics, with each notching meaningful competition time for their respective countries.
As he gets ready to enter his sophomore season at Penn, Blake Broszus will be able to bring back experience from the biggest competition stage that fencing has to offer.
Gordon, who competed at Penn for three years during his college career, will be suiting up for the Canadian fencing team this year at the Olympic Games. He carries with him a sizable amount of international competition experience and a lifetime of interest in the sport.
While it didn't end as abruptly as last year's season, this year's athletics season was marred by cancellations and a lack of play.
For many of Penn's graduating seniors, this meant that they had no traditional senior night. In honor of these soon-to-be graduates, here's a look at some of the seniors from winter sports that impacted their respective programs the most.