Yale Honors Six Seniors and One Team with Annual Awards at Senior ReceptionSix 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.
Yale Fencing Holds Banquet, Elects CaptainsThe 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.
Winter Academic All-Ivy AnnouncedThe 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.
Bulldogs Finish 12th at NCAAsThe 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.
Elis Head to NCAA RegionalsEight 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.
Three Qualify for NCAA NationalsAfter 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.
No. 10 Yale to Defend Squad ChampionshipsThe 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.
Eighth Place-Finish For No. 10 BulldogsAfter 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.
Broughton, Cohen Earn All-Ivy HonorsDespite 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.
No. 10 Elis to Host Ivy League ChampionshipsAt 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.
No. 10 Bulldogs Take on Vassar and DrewThe 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.
At Home, No. 10 Yale Finds VictoryAfter 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.
No. 10 Bulldogs Host Sacred HeartAfter 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.
No. 10 Yale Falls to No. 9 Sacred HeartThe 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.
Elis Open Spring with NYU InvitationalWhen 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.
Trio of Wins at NYUThe 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.
Bulldogs Head to Brandeis InvitationalAfter 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.
Bulldogs Go 4-1 at Brandeis InvitationalA 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.
Saunders’ Fourth-Place Finish Highlights Opening WeekendSophomore 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.
Elis Commence New SeasonWhen 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.