Fencing concludes season at NCAA regionals: Four qualifiers each record wins at the tournament

The Lafayette fencing team traveled to Duke University last Saturday as four members of the team qualified for the NCAA Mid-Atlantic/South regional tournament. Sophomore saber Carolyn Feigeles, junior foil Bora Mutis, sophomore foil Yiwen Cui, and sophomore saber Bella Moger all competed and each won at least one match during the tournament. “I was very […]

Fencing team places sixth in conference championship: Four Leopards qualify for NCAA Regionals on Saturday

The Lafayette fencing team placed sixth out of 15 teams at the Mid-Atlantic Collegiate Fencing Association (MACFA) championship on Sunday, with two men and two women qualifying for NCAA Regionals. Four members of the men’s team placed in the top-16 of their respective disciplines. “We just got unlucky sometimes but overall the mentality was strong […]

Men’s fencing wins three at round-robin tournament with conference championships looming

Last Saturday, the Lafayette men’s fencing team earned a 3-2 record in their final competition before the Mid-Atlantic Collegiate Fencing Association (MACFA) championships. The College of New Jersey hosted the MACFA round-robin tournament last weekend, which saw Lafayette tally wins over the host Lions (23-3), Rutgers (22-5) and Rowan (20-7). The Leopards also suffered two […]

Fencing teams come up short at JHU invitational, men and women beat William & Mary

The Lafayette women’s fencing team earned four wins at the Fairleigh Dickinson University (FDU) invitational this past Saturday. On Sunday, both teams traveled to the Johns Hopkins University (JHU) invitational, where the men’s team won twice and the women won once. In the FDU invitational, the women’s team defeated host school FDU 15-10, Hunter College […]

Fencing season ends at regionals: 11 compete, but fail to advance to nationals

The Lafayette fencing team qualified five men and a women’s program-record six athletes for the NCAA Mid-Atlantic Regionals Championship, which was hosted on their home turf in Kirby Sports Center last Saturday. Lafayette was one of 14 schools competing at the meet. The event comes after the Leopards finished in eighth place in the Mid-Atlantic […]

Fencing finishes eighth at conference championships, will host NCAA Regionals on Saturday

The Lafayette fencing team earned an eighth place finish in the Mid-Atlantic Collegiate Fencing Association (MACFA) Championship last Saturday, March 2, behind several strong performances from both the men and women on the team. A sixth place finish by the saber trio of juniors Patrick Rekieta and Ian Miller, and freshman Carie Feigels was a […]

Fencing continues their success at John Hopkins

The men’s fencing team and women’s fencing freshmen Olympia Peters and Emily Cook traveled to Baltimore on Feb. 11 to compete with five other teams in the Mid-Atlantic Collegiate Fencing Association. At the meet, hosted by reigning MACFA champions Johns Hopkins, Lafayette went 3-2 overall. They defeated the University of Maryland, Navy and William and […]