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02/21/13 9:05pm

Penn fencing gets final prep for rescheduled Ivy Round-Robins

This weekend, the teams will face their final test before the rescheduled Ivy tournament, which takes place on Mar. 2-3.
02/04/13 10:39pm
David Xu has taken up the sport of wheelchair fencing under Penn assistant coach Mickey Zeljkovic and is already considering competing in the 2016 Paralympics in Rio de Janeiro.
02/03/13 9:30pm

BRIEF | Penn fencing undefeated at Eric Sollee Invitational

Both the men’s and women’s squads swept the competition of Stevens Tech, MIT, Boston College and Brandeis.
01/27/13 10:55pm

Penn fencing confirms expectations at Philadelphia Invitational

Midway through the season, Penn men’s and women’s fencing seemed to have defined their statuses at the Philadelphia Invitational, held at Temple Saturday, as they went 6-0 and 4-2 on the day, respectively.
01/23/13 11:28pm
Sophomore year in high school, Mills began traveling 45 minutes into Manhattan in order to practice inside the biggest club in the city – the Fencers Club – with the Peter Westbrook Foundation, a nonprofit which mostly works with inner city youth.
01/14/13 12:58am

BRIEF | Penn fencing comes up just short of perfection at Penn State Invitational

Despite losing to the Nittany Lions, both the men and women were able to register victories over fellow guests Duke, Haverford and North Carolina in their first action of the semester.
01/09/13 11:21pm
The Invitational promises tough competition for fencing as the Quakers take on a handful of teams — in addition to powerhouse Penn State — in the first in a long string of dual meets.
12/05/12 11:05pm

Northeast a hotspot for Penn fencing

The region is the lifeblood of both Penn fencing and the school’s student body, as fencing has historically been most popular in the Northeast.
12/04/12 1:38am

Foil on point for women's fencing

Penn women’s fencing consists only of 14 members, four on the foil squad. With the top three competing in team competitions, every person really matters.
12/03/12 12:44am

Men's fencing nearly perfect in New York

The men finished their day in Poughkeepsie, N.Y., undefeated, easily beating North Carolina, Vassar, Sacred Heart and NYU. The women’s sabre team lost to Temple, 5-4, while the epee team beat the Owls, 5-4.
11/29/12 10:37pm
Penn hopes to have a strong start in its first regular season tournament as they travel to Poughkeepsie, N.Y., for the Vassar Invitational.
11/20/12 1:45am

Fencing has its leader in Evan Prochniak

As one of just three seniors on the squad, captain Evan Prochniak has stepped up to assume a leadership role on the men’s fencing team.
10/10/12 12:56am
The University is currently renovating the nearly century-old Hutchinson Gym, long-time home of practice facilities for the gymnastics, fencing, rowing and wrestling teams.
03/27/12 12:24am
Penn’s sophomore sabre, who finished 16th at last weekend’s NCAA Fencing Championships in Columbus, Ohio, was introduced to the sport by his father, Robert, an All-Ivy fencer at Columbia.
03/25/12 11:15pm
In her debut appearance at the NCAA Championships, freshman Lunoa Wang became Penn’s first women’s fencer to appear in a championship bout since Jane Hall in 1986.
03/22/12 12:18am
Though seniors Zane Grodman and Vidur Kapur did not win an Ivy title this year — nor any in coach Andy Ma’s three-year tenure — they helped the team come together during a tumultuous period, leaving Ma in excellent position for future seasons.
03/12/12 1:12am

Fencing to send 10 to NCAA Championships

Men’s and women’s fencing teams took on a draining NCAA Regional Tournament Saturday, but came out with 10 fencers headed to the NCAA Championships.
02/27/12 1:31am

Men's fencing wins US Collegiate Weapons Squad Champs

This year, only the men repeated their success, securing the number one spot, while the women came in fourth out of the 18 competing teams.
02/24/12 1:19am

Penn fencing in a New York state of mind

Come Sunday, both the men’s and women’s squads will wipe away any memories of the Ivy Championships and begin preparations for the NCAA Championships with a trip to New York for the U.S. Collegiate Weapon Squad Championships.
02/22/12 12:51am
Dave Micahnik had an effect on Penn fencing: 722 career wins, 22 Ivy titles. Both his 1981 men’s team and his 1986 women’s team won the national championship.