Li, a junior from Palo Alto, Calif., began his fencing journey at the age of eight like many: through his love for Captain Jack Sparrow.
Coach Andy Ma's 10 seasons as the head coach of both the men’s and women’s programs have been exceptional.
This weekend, the Quakers stayed in state when they traveled to University Park, Pa. to compete in the PSU Garrett Open.
With each competing against six schools, the women managed an overall record of 2-4, while the men split their results at 3-3.
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Spring break was an exciting time for Penn Athletics. With impressive wins from many teams, the Quakers had a lot of success.
The Red and Blue began the day strong with a dominant 23-4 win over Johns Hopkins. Their success continued with a 16-11 win versus St. Johns and a subsequent 17-10 victory against Princeton.
At this year’s Ivy League Championships at Yale, men’s fencing finished in fifth with a 1-4 record, only ahead of Brown. The women finished 3-3, tied for third.
As Penn men's and women's basketball continue Ivy League play against Brown and Yale, several other Penn Athletics teams will look to find success in competitions across the country.
The Red and Blue travelled to Evanston, Ill. on Saturday to compete in the Northwestern Duals.
Going to practice once a week, Vaiani never imagined that fencing would become a much larger part of her life.
The Red and Blue ultimately saw competition on Saturday and Sunday from eight different teams, including Haverford, Duke, Brown, Sacred Heart, NYU, and Yale.
The day began with an early heartbreak for the Red and Blue against Duke, ranked No. 6 on the men’s side and unranked on the women’s side.
With six freshmen on the men’s team and seven on the women’s, many have already had standout performances to start their young careers.
With the loss of several key seniors, the introduction of a new freshmen squad, and the departure of senior Justin Yoo for a shot at the Olympics, both Penn men's fencing and the rest of the Ivy League will look far different from last year.
Yoo will find out whether or not he has made the Olympic team in April 2020, and regardless of the result, he plans to return to Penn and graduate in the fall of that same year.
An Atlanta native, Izenson provides a significant amount of international experience to Penn fencing’s sabre squad.
Penn men’s fencing, which has won three consecutive Ivy League titles and is currently ranked fourth in the nation, will be losing senior epee captain Justin Yoo. During his freshman year, Yoo helped Penn reach its first ever No. 1 national ranking.