Welcome Class of 2016

17 Apr 2012

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We would like to welcome all new members of the Cornell community! If you are interested in fencing for Cornell, please send an email to the captain, Zach Silversmith, at captain@cornellfencing.com.

Posted by Bryan Mills

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The Cornell Men’s Fencing Club traveled to Hartford, CT for the 2012 USACFC Championships (United States Association of Collegiate Fencing Clubs). We placed 3rd out of 35 men’s programs. The Sabre squad finished the weekend 68-3 on their way to a national title. The Foil squad finished 5th and the Epee squad finished 9th. It was a great weekend and a great end to the fencing careers of Seniors Nick Heiner, Bryan Mills, and Tim Gao.

Location: 
Hartford, CT
Posted by Matthew Laks

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The Cornell Men’s Fencing Club traveled to Drew University in Madison, New Jersey this weekend for the MACFA A vs. B event. The team finished 4-2 on the day, beating Drew 14-13. The 4-2 finish on the day closes out an extremely successful regular season for the Red, in which the team amassed 12 victories.

 The Cornell Men’s Fencing Club hopes to continue their successful season March 7th at MACFA Champs, which will be held at Drew University.

Posted by Bryan Mills

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The Men’s Fencing Club hosted Rutgers, Lafayette and RPI this past sunday at the Stifel Fencing Salle. Cornell defeated all three to improve its season record to 8-0. The foil and sabre squads remained undefeated as well, with foil looking to threepeat as MACFA champions this year. The Big Red will return to action on February 12th at Drew University against MACFA’s B region which includes SIT, NJIT, USMA, Hunter College, and Yeshiva University.

Location: 
Ithaca, NY
Posted by Bryan Mills

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On November 19, the Cornell Men’s Fencing Club travelled to Haverford College and competed at the first MACFA meet of our schedule. We went undefeated beating Haverford College, Johns Hopkins University, University of Maryland College Park, William and Mary, and University of Virginia. We had not defeated Haverford in 2 years.

Location: 
Haverford, PA
Posted by Mike Fotinatos

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The Big Red opened their season this weekend at the 33rd annual Temple Open in Philadelphia, PA. With nearly 100 fencers per event, Cornell fenced off against a number of strong Varsity programs such as Penn State, University of Pennsylvania, UNC Chapel Hill, Johns Hopkins and NYU. Making one of the best showings in recent years, Mike Fotinatos captured a top 8 finish while Zach Silversmith, Nick Heiner, and Harrison Fox finished in the top 16.

Location: 
Philadelphia, PA
Posted by Mike Fotinatos

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Cornell hosted its first-ever USFA event this Saturday at Willard-Straight Hall, an epee tournament that drew 35 fencers from all over the Western NY area. Many members of the Cornell Men’s Fencing Team and Cornell Recreational Fencing Team participated, 5 of which were able to secure finishes in the top 8 or above. Among the undergraduate Men’s team fencers participating were Mike Fotinatos, Dave Smith, Bryan Mills, Nick Heiner, Benjamin Jaeger and Tim Gao.

Location: 
Ithaca, NY
Posted by Mike Fotinatos

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Four Big Red fencers traveled to Brandeis University to fence in the NEUSFA Pomme de Terre competition.  Of the Men’s team, Mike Fotinatos ’12 and Benjamin Jaeger ’13 competed in the foil and saber opens respectively.  Women’s team members Christine McIntosh ’14 and Beverly Yang ’13 also participated, both placing in the top 8 for their respective weapons.

Location: 
Waltham, Massachusetts
Posted by Bryan Mills

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Congratulations to all members of the class of 2015! There will be optional meetings for those interested in joining the team this fall, where you can meet some of the Men’s and Women’s fencers and get information about our program. We will have a table set up on Rawlings Green outside of Appel Commons on Sunday August 21st from 5PM-7PM.

Posted by Mike Fotinatos

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The Cornell Big Red traveled to Chicago, Illinois to fence in the US Collegiate Club National Fencing tournament.  Both the foil and saber squads fenced to a bronze medal finish in a field of roughly 36 teams from around the country.  Sophomore Zach Silversmith was also able to secure a second place finish despite serious injuries in the final round.

Location: 
Chicago, IL


  


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