2011-12 Yale Men's Fencing News

May 19, 2012
Yale Honors Six Seniors and One Team with Annual Awards at Senior Reception
Six seniors and one team were honored by the Yale Athletics Department with awards at the annual senior student-athlete reception Saturday afternoon at the Lanman Center in Payne Whitney Gymnasium. The men’s fencing team earned the Brodhead Award for highest team grade point average. Jeffrey Hatten (Farmington, Conn.) of the men’s golf team and Talis Trevino (Marietta, Ga.) of the gymnastics team were the recipients of the Ford Student-Athlete Community Outreach Award. Adam Fields (Jericho, N.Y.) of the men’s fencing team and Abigail Nunn (Richmond, Va.) of the women’s swimming and diving team were the recipients of the Kiphuth Student-Athlete Distinction Award. Aleca Hughes (Westwood, Mass.) of the women’s ice hockey team and Michael Pratt (Garden City, N.Y.) of the men’s lacrosse team were the recipients of the Meyer Humanitarian Award.

April 23, 2012
Yale Fencing Holds Banquet, Elects Captains
The new captains for next season were announced and several players received awards for their efforts this past season at the Yale fencing teams' annual end of year banquet. Sophomore Cornelius Saunders will captain the men’s team while junior Robyn Shaffer was elected to lead the women’s team for another year.

April 11, 2012
Winter Academic All-Ivy Announced
The Ivy League has released its list of student-athletes selected for 2011-12 Academic All-Ivy honors in its winter sport, and 10 Bulldogs were honored.

March 22, 2012
Trio of Bulldogs to Compete at NCAA Nationals
When the Mar. 22-25 NCAA National Championship kicks off Thursday at Ohio State in Columbus, Ohio, the Yale men's fencing team will be represented in all three weapons.

March 22, 2012
Bulldogs Finish 12th at NCAAs
The Yale men’s fencing team wrapped up competition at the Mar. 24-25 NCAA National Championship in 12th place overall, with each of the three fencers competing displaying their skill in Columbus, Ohio over the course of the weekend.

March 11, 2012
Elis Head to NCAA Regionals
Eight members of the Yale men’s fencing team will head to Chestnut Hill, Mass., for the Mar. 11 NCAA Northeast Regional Championships, held this year at Boston College.

March 11, 2012
Three Qualify for NCAA Nationals
After the day’s competition at the Mar. 11 NCAA Northeast Regional Championship, held this year at Boston College in Chestnut Hill, Mass., the Yale men’s team has qualified three fencers for the Mar. 22-25 NCAA National Championship.

February 26, 2012
No. 10 Yale to Defend Squad Championships
The Yale men’s fencing team will head to NYU in New York this weekend to defend their title at the Feb. 26 United States Collegiate Squad Championships, which they shared with No. 7 Penn.

February 26, 2012
Eighth Place-Finish For No. 10 Bulldogs
After a grueling day of fencing at NYU on Feb. 26, the No. 10 Yale men’s fencing team finished in eighth place at the United States Collegiate Squad Championships.

February 12, 2012
No. 10 Bulldogs Finish Fifth At Ivy League Championships
It was a difficult second day of competition for the No. 10 Yale men’s fencing team at the Feb. 11-12 Ivy League Championship in Coxe Cage, as they finished the tournament with a 1-4 record to slot in fifth place.

February 12, 2012
Broughton, Cohen Earn All-Ivy Honors
Despite the difficult competition at the Feb. 11-12 Ivy League Championships, two members of the Yale men’s fencing team — freshman James Broughton and sophomore Peter Cohen — earned second team All-Ivy honors for their strong performance over the weekend.

February 11, 2012
No. 10 Elis to Host Ivy League Championships
At last year’s Ivy League Championship, the title came down to just one match — the Yale men’s fencing team fell to Harvard in the final bout, losing 14-13. The No. 10 Bulldogs hope to avenge that result this year at the Feb. 11-12 Ivy League Championships, hosted at home at Coxe Cage for the first time.

February 11, 2012
No. 10 Bulldogs Open Quest for Ivy League Championship
The No. 10 Yale men’s fencing team opened the Ivy League Championships on Feb. 11 with a day of mixed results, finishing up with a 1-1 record in Coxe Cage.

February 4, 2012
No. 10 Bulldogs Take on Vassar and Drew
The No. 10 Yale men’s fencing team will take on Vassar in the seventh-floor fencing salon in Payne Whitney Gymnasium on Feb. 4, hoping to repeat last year’s 19-8 victory over the Brewers.

February 4, 2012
At Home, No. 10 Yale Finds Victory
After a tough match-up against Sacred Heart last weekend, the No. 10 Yale men’s fencing team achieved victory at Payne Whitney Gymnasium on Feb. 4, beating out Vassar 20-7 and Drew 24-3.

January 28, 2012
No. 10 Bulldogs Host Sacred Heart
After falling to Sacred Heart in a 14-13 split last year, the No. 10 Yale men’s fencing team will look to turn the tables when it takes on the No. 9 Pioneers at Payne Whitney Gymnasium on Jan. 28.

January 28, 2012
No. 10 Yale Falls to No. 9 Sacred Heart
The No. 10 Yale men’s fencing team encountered a tough day of competition Jan. 28, falling to No. 9 Sacred Heart 17-10 in a competitive match-up in Payne Whitney Gymnasium.

January 22, 2012
Elis Open Spring with NYU Invitational
When the Yale men’s fencing team heads to the Coles Sports Center in New York for the Jan. 22 NYU Invitational, it will look to surpass the 3-2 result it has notched up in the past two years.

January 22, 2012
Trio of Wins at NYU
The No. 10 Yale men’s fencing team opened its account for the spring season with a crisp 3-2 showing at the Jan. 22 NYU Invitational at the Coles Sports Center in New York.

December 4, 2011
Bulldogs Head to Brandeis Invitational
After a strong season opener at Penn State’s Garret Open, the Yale men’s fencing team will travel this weekend to compete at the Dec. 4 Brandeis Invitational in Waltham, Mass.

December 4, 2011
Bulldogs Go 4-1 at Brandeis Invitational
A day of strong performances Sunday has seen the Yale men’s fencing team claim a 4-1 record at the Brandeis Invitational, hosted Dec. 4 by Brandeis University in Waltham, Mass.

November 20, 2011
Saunders’ Fourth-Place Finish Highlights Opening Weekend
Sophomore Cornelius Saunders’ fourth-place finish in epee highlighted the opening weekend of competition for the Yale men’s fencing team at Penn State’s Garret Open. En route to the fourth-place finish Saunders topped one of the best fencers in the country, Notre Dame’s James Kaull, 15-7.

November 19, 2011
Elis Commence New Season
When the Yale men’s fencing team heads to State College, Pa. this weekend for the Nov. 19-20 Penn State Garret Open, it will look to kick off a season even better than its last.