Wellesley Fencing News

  • Four From Blue Fencing Named NFC All-Stars; Calventus-Coveney Top Epee Fencer
    February 13, 2019
    Four members of the Wellesley College fencing team have earned Northeast Fencing Conference (NFC) All-Star honors for the 2018-19 season. Sophomores Julia Calventus-Coveney (Barcelona, Spain) and Lauren Park (Wayne, N.J.) each earned First Team selections, while junior Brie Maurer (Fredericksburg, Va.) and first year Yasemin Ersen (Newton, Mass.) were named to the Second Team in their respective weapons.
  • Ersen Leads Blue Fencing To 5-1 Mark at NFC #3, Team Sets Program Wins Record
    February 09, 2019
    First year Yasemin Ersen (Newton, Mass.) was 16-0 in sabre to lead Wellesley College fencing to a 5-1 record at the third Northeast Fencing Conference meet of the season on Saturday at Tufts. The Blue defeated Tufts, Smith, UMass, Boston University, and Dartmouth but fell to Dartmouth. 
  • Wellesley Fencing Downs Brandeis In Front of Packed Crowd, 19-8
    January 29, 2019
    Wellesley College fencing earned a 9-0 victory in sabre and an 8-1 win in epee to down visiting Brandeis University, 19-8, in front of a packed crowd at the Keohane Sports Center on Tuesday evening. The visiting Judges took the win in foil, 7-2.
  • #EarnTheW Day: Wellesley Fencing Set To Host Brandeis Tuesday at the KSC
    January 28, 2019
    Wellesley College fencing will welcome crosstown rival Brandeis University to the Keohane Sports Center's Multipurpose Gym on Tuesday evening, January 29th, at 7:00 PM. The event will be PERA's second #EarnTheW Day of 2018-19 with FREE pizza and giveaways for students and fans in attendance. 
  • Wellesley Fencing Falls To Harvard, Tops Tufts on Tuesday Night
    December 04, 2018
    Wellesley College fencing closed out the fall semester by splitting a pair of matches on Tuesday evening at the Malkin Athletic Center. The Blue fell 24-3 to host Harvard but bounced back to earn a 17-10 victory over Tufts. Wellesley is now 17-5 overall.
  • Calventus-Coveney Goes Undefeated to Lead Wellesley Fencing at NFC Meet #1
    November 17, 2018
    Wellesley College fencing sophomore Julia Calventus-Coveney (Barcelona, Spain) posted a 15-0 record in epee to lead the Blue to a 4-2 mark at the first Northeast Fencing Conference Meet of the season on Saturday at MIT. Wellesley defeated UNH, MIT, Sacred Heart and Brandeis, but dropped close finals to Boston College and Brown. 
  • 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.