Wellesley Fencing News

  • Maurer Leads Blue Fencing To 5-2 Record at Vassar Invitational
    November 12, 2018
    Wellesley College fencing put together a 5-2 record over seven rounds of competition on Sunday at the Vassar Invitational. The Blue defeated CCNY, Yeshiva, Wagner, LIU Post and Haverford to improve to 12-2 overall on the season.
  • Wellesley Fencing Goes Undefeated at Season Opening LIU Post Invitational
    November 04, 2018
    Wellesley College fencing posted a perfect 7-0 record on Sunday at the season opening LIU Post Invitational. The Blue earned 152 bout victories, more than any other school at the event, while defeating Wagner, Yeshiva, NJIT, Hunter, FDU, Drew, and LIU Post. 
  • Taylor Hood '18 Named Assistant Fencing Coach at Wellesley
    August 07, 2018
    Bridget Belgiovine, Director of Athletics and Chair of the Department of Physical Education, Recreation, and Athletics at Wellesley College has announced the hiring of Taylor Hood '18 as Assistant Coach for the Blue fencing program. Hood will work alongside Head Coach Ariana Klinkov, who was Hood's coach during her final three seasons with the Blue. 
  • Wellesley's Calventus-Coveney, Maurer Earn Northeast Fencing Conference Honors
    April 19, 2018
    The Northeast Fencing Conference (NFC) announced the league's 2017-2018 All-Star honors this and Wellesley College fencing first year Julia Calventus-Coveney (Barcelona, Spain) and sophomore Brie Maurer (Fredericksburg, Va.) have each earned All-Star recognition for the first time in their collegiate careers.
  • Wellesley Fencing's Harney Claims NFC's Sachs Award
    April 17, 2018
    Wellesley College fencing junior Meg Harney (Wilmette, Ill.) has earned the Northeast Fencing Conference's (NFC) 2017-18 Sachs Award. Named after Elif and Jason Sachs, former coaches at Tufts University, the award is given to the fencer with the best record who started fencing in College. 
  • Maurer's 12th Place Finish in Foil Leads Wellesley Fencing at NCAA Regional
    March 11, 2018
    Paced by a 12th place performance in foil from sophomore Brie Maurer (Fredericksburg, Va.), Wellesley College fencing closed out the 2017-18 season with a strong showing on Sunday at the 2018 NCAA Northeast Regional. This year's regional was hosted by Brandeis University at the Gosman Sports and Convocation Center.
  • Nine Fencers Set To Represent Wellesley at 2018 NCAA Northeast Regional
    March 08, 2018
    Nine Wellesley College fencers will represent the Blue on Sunday, March 11, at the 2018 NCAA Northeast Regional at Brandeis University’s Gosman Athletic Center. Competition in women’s sabre and epee will begin at 8:30 AM, with women’s foil to follow at 9:30 AM.
  • Wellesley Fencing Takes 3rd Overall at NEIFC Championships
    February 24, 2018
    The Wellesley College fencing combined for 70 bout victories and a +125 touch ratio to take third place overall in the team standings at the 2018 NEIFC Championships on Saturday at Mount Holyoke. 
  • Blue Fencing Goes 6-0 at NFC #3; Earns Program's First 20-Win Season Since 2010-11
    February 10, 2018
    Wellesley College fencing put together a perfect 6-0 record at the third Northeast Fencing Conference meet of the season on Saturday at Smith College. Wellesley defeated: Dartmouth, UMass, Smith, Vassar, Boston University, and Tufts to improve to 20-9 on the season. Wellesley’s 20-win campaign is the first for the program since 2010-11.
  • Calventus-Coveney Posts 3-0 Mark as Wellesley Fencing Falls to Brandeis
    January 30, 2018
    First year Julia Calventus-Coveney (Barcelona, Spain) posted a 3-0 mark in epee, but the Wellesley College fencing was defeated in all three weapons to drop an 18-9 final to host Brandeis University on Tuesday evening at the Gosman Sports and Convocation Center. 
  • Wellesley Fencing Falls 17-10 at UCSD; Hood Goes 3-0 In Foil
    January 21, 2018
    Wellesley College fencing opened the second half of the season on Saturday evening in southern California, dropping a 17-10 final to the University of California at San Diego (UCSD). Wellesley is now 14-8 overall on the season. 
  • Wellesley Fencing Defeats Tufts, Falls To Harvard In Tuesday Evening Match-up
    December 05, 2017
    Wellesley College fencing split a pair of matches in a rare midweek fixture at Harvard University’s Malkin Athletic Center. The Blue defeated Tufts, 17-10, but dropped an 18-9 decision to the host Crimson.
  • Wellesley Fencing Defeats UNH, SHU, and Brandeis at First NFC Meet
    November 18, 2017
    Wellesley College fencing posted a 3-3 record at the first Northeast Fencing Conference meet of the season on Saturday at the Olney-Margolies Atheltic Center at Brown University. Wellesley earned victories over UNH, Sacred Heart, and Brandeis, while falling to Boston College, MIT, and Brown. Wellesley is now 13-6 overall.
  • Blue Fencing Posts 5-2 Mark at Vassar Invite; Calventus-Coveney Goes 14-0
    November 12, 2017
    First year Julia Calventus-Coveney (Barcelona, Spain) went a perfect 14-0 in epee to lead Wellesley College fencing to a 5-2 record on Sunday at the Vassar College Invitational.
  • Wellesley Fencing Goes 5-1 At Season Opening LIU Post Invitational
    November 06, 2017
    Wellesley College fencing opened the 2017-18 season on Sunday at the LIU Post Invitational. The Blue registered five wins at the event, defeating Yeshiva, the host Pioneers, Fairleigh Dickinson, Wagner, and Hunter, while only registering one setback to Drew. 
  • Wellesley Athletics 2017-18 Winter Schedules Are Now Online
    September 19, 2017
    The 2017-18 Wellesley Athletics winter schedules for basketball, fencing, swimming & diving, and indoor track & field are now available online at wellesleyblue.com.
  • Fencing Alumna Zsofia Schweger '12 Named To Forbes 30 Under 30 Europe
    April 04, 2017
    Earlier this year, Forbes released the publication's annual 30 Under 30 list, highlighting the achievements of extraordinary entrepreneurs and innovators under the age of 30. Wellesley College was well-represented, with three alumna named to the list, including Zsofia Schweger '12, a former four-year member of the Wellesley Fencing team and a selection to Forbes 30 Under 30 Europe in the The Arts Category.
  • Blue Fencing Wraps Up 2016-17 Season At NCAA Regional
    March 12, 2017
    Wellesley College fencing closed out the 2016-17 season by sending seven fencers to the 2017 NCAA Northeast Regional on Sunday at Yale University’s Lanman Center.
  • Seven From Blue Fencing To Compete at NCAA Northeast Regional
    March 09, 2017
    Seven members of the Wellesley College fencing team will travel to the 2017 NCAA Northeast Regional Championship on Sunday, March 12 at Yale University in New Haven, Connecticut. The vent will take place at the Lanman Center in Yale’s Payne Whitney Gymnasium.
  • Blue Fencing Posts 5-1 Record at Northeast Fencing Conference Meet #3
    February 11, 2017
    Wellesley College fencing put together one of the team’s best performances of the year at the third Northeast Fencing Conference meet of the season on Saturday at Tufts University. The Blue earned five-straight victories, defeating UMass, Dartmouth, Smith, Vassar and Boston University, before falling in a narrow defeat to the host Jumbos.
  • Blue Fencing Downs Lafayette, Carnegie Mellon at Cornell Invitational
    January 28, 2017
    Wellesley College fencing rebounded from an opening round defeat to host Cornell University to earn victories over Lafayette University and Carnegie Mellon University on Saturday at the Cornell Invitational. Wellesley snapped a string of three-straight defeats with the back-to-back wins, improving to 11-13 in head-to-head competition this season.
  • Wellesley Fencing Falls to Brandeis in Midweek Matchup
    January 25, 2017
    A 7-2 win in foil and a 6-3 triumph in epee helped visiting Brandeis University to a 16-11 victory over Wellesley College fencing on Wednesday evening at the Keohane Sports Center.
  • Blue Fencing Earns Four Wins at LIU Post Invitational
    December 10, 2016
    Wellesley College fencing closed out its first semester schedule with four victories in five rounds at the LIU Post Invitational on Saturday. The Blue put together four-consecutive wins over Wagner, NJIT, Fairleigh Dickinson and host LIU Post, before Drew spoiled Wellesley’s bid for a perfect day in the fifth and final round.
  • Brewer-Wallin, Maurer Win Bouts as Fencing Falls to Harvard
    December 07, 2016
    Junior Emma Brewer-Wallin (Salem, Ore.) and first year Brie Maurer (Fredericksburg, Va.) each earned bout victories, but Wellesley College fencing fell to host Harvard University in a midweek match-up between the two teams on Wednesday evening at the Malkin Athletic Center.
  • Blue Fencing Opens Northeast Fencing Conference Season at MIT
    November 19, 2016
    Wellesley College fencing competed in the first of the two Northeast Fencing Conference dates on the team’s 2016-17 schedule on Saturday at MIT. The Blue earned a victory over the University of New Hampshire, while also dropping decisions to Sacred Heart, Boston College, the host Engineers, Brown University and Brandeis University.
  • Blue Fencing Opens 2016-17 Campaign at Vassar Invitational
    November 13, 2016
    Wellesley College fencing opened the 2016-17 season on Sunday afternoon at the annual Vassar Invitational at Walker Field House. Faced with a challenging schedule, the Blue earned four victories on the day, defeating Queens, Hunter, Yeshiva, and Haverford, while suffering setbacks to Stevens, Drew, Northwestern, and Cornell. Wellesley finished the day with a 42-30 overall record in sabre, a 39-33 mark in foil and a 27-45 record in epee.
  • Wellesley Athletics Releases 2016-17 Winter Schedules
    September 09, 2016
    Wellesley College Athletics winter 2016-17 schedules for basketball, fencing, squash, swimming & diving, and indoor track & field are now available on wellesleyblue.com!
  • Blue Fencing Competes at 2016 NCAA Northeast Regional
    March 13, 2016
    Wellesley College fencing closed out the 2015-16 season on Sunday afternoon, as six fencers competed at the 2016 NCAA Northeast Regional Championships at Vassar College's Walker Field House.
  • Seven From Blue Fencing Headed To NCAA Regional on Sunday
    March 10, 2016
    Seven members of the Wellesley College fencing team have qualified to compete at the 2016 NCAA Northeast Regional on Sunday, March 13, at Vassar College's Walker Field House.
  • Wellesley Hosts NEIFC Fencing Championships
    February 20, 2016
    Wellesley College and Dorothy Towne Fieldhouse hosted the 2016 New England Intercollegiate Fencing Conference (NEIFC) Championships on Saturday afternoon, as fencers from across the region battled to compete for the overall title team and individual titles in foil, epee and sabre.
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