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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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 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.
Wellesley College fencing earned four victories on Saturday at the third Northeast Fencing Conference meet of the season, hosted by Smith College. The Blue defeated Boston University, Dartmouth College, the host Pioneers and the University of Massachusetts, while also suffering setbacks to Vassar College and Tufts University. The Blue are now 11-10 overall.
Host Brandeis University won all three weapons to earn a 19-8 victory over Wellesley College fencing on Tuesday evening at the Gosman Athletic Center. The Judges hove now won four in-a-row in the annual dual between the two schools.
Harvard University swept to a 27-0 victory over Wellesley College fencing on Thursday night at the Malkin Athletic Center, in the first match-up between the two sides since 2000. Wellesley is now 7-7 in duals this season.
Wellesley College fencing defeated the University of New Hampshire at the first Northeast Fencing Conference meet of the season at Brown University's Olney-Margolies Athletic Center on Saturday afternoon. Wellesley went 1-5 overall at the event, also facing Brandeis, MIT, Sacred Heart, Boston College and host Brown.
Wellesley College fencing opened the dual meet season on Sunday at the annual Vassar Invitational, earning six team victories on the day. Wellesley defeated CCNY, Yeshiva, Hunter, Queens, Fairleigh Dickinson and Haverford at the event, only suffering a setback to Stevens.
Wellesley College fencing got the 2015-16 season underway on Saturday at the NEIFC Fall Invitational, hosted by Smith College. "The Big One" is an annual open tournament, allowing fencers to compete as individuals while representing their institutions.
Ariana Klinkov has been named Head Fencing Coach and Physical Education Instructor at Wellesley College, Director of Athletics, and Chair of the Physical Education and Recreation Department, Bridget Belgiovine announced on July 8, 2015.
Wellesley College Director of Athletics Bridget Belgiovine announced the upcoming retirement of fencing head coach Gamil Kaliouby at the conclusion of the academic year. Kaliouby ends his career after two tenures totalling 19 years at the helm of the Blue fencing program, from 1992-1998 and again from 2002-2015.