WELLESLEY, Mass. -- 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.
In addition to being a First Team All-Star, Calventus-Coveney finished the year as the top epee fencer in the conference, winning 28 of 30 bouts in NFC competition. Calventus-Coveney and Maurer each earned All-Star honors for the second consecutive season and the four NFC All-Star honors is the most for the program since Wellesley also had four selection during the 2006-07 season. This season, the Blue set a program record with 23 victories through all team competitions while finishing tied for third in the NFC with nine victories in conference competition.