Wellesley Fencing News

  • 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.
  • Blue Fencing Earns Four Victories at Third Northeast Conference Meet
    February 06, 2016
    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.
  • Brandeis Tops Blue Fencing, 19-8
    January 26, 2016
    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.
  • Blue Fencing Takes On Harvard
    December 03, 2015
    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.
  • Fencing Competes at First Northeast Conference Meet of the Season
    November 21, 2015
    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.
  • Blue Fencing Goes 6-1 at Vassar Invitational
    November 15, 2015
    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.
  • Fencing Gets 2015-16 Season Underway at "The Big One"
    November 07, 2015
    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.
  • 2015-16 Wellesley Athletics Winter Schedules Are Now Available
    September 21, 2015
    The 2015-16 Wellesley Athletics winter schedules are now available online at wellesleyblue.com!
  • Wellesley Athletics Welcomes Ariana Klinkov as Head Fencing Coach
    July 09, 2015
    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.
  • Long-Time Wellesley Fencing Head Coach Gamil Kaliouby Announces Retirement
    April 13, 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.
  • Wellesley Fencing Competes at 2015 NCAA Northeast Regional
    March 08, 2015
    Wellesley College fencing wrapped up competition at the 2015 NCAA Northeast Regional on Sunday at New York University.
  • Blue Fencing Grabs Seventh Place at NEIFC New England Championships
    February 22, 2015
    First year Taylor Hood led the way with a fourth place finish in foil as Wellesley College fencing took seventh place overall at the 2015 NEIFC New England Championships on Saturday at Vassar College.
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