Yale to Fence in First Team Competition of the Season

Dec. 4, 2008

NEW HAVEN, Conn. -

The Yale men's fencing team kicks off their season of team competition this Sunday in Waltham, Mass. at the Brandeis Invitational. The team will begin competition at 9 a.m. 

Nine Yale fencers, making up three squads by weapon, will travel to face teams from Boston College, Saint John's, Brandeis and MIT. Each fencer will fence all three members of the opposing team in his weapon class. Each weapon squad will thus fence nine bouts. The winner is determined by the total twenty-seven bouts.

Yale will be represented by the following fencers:

Foil
Andrew Holbrook
Nathaniel Botwinick
John Gurrieri

Epee
Alexander Cohen
Michael Pearce
Thomas Bell

Sabre
Sebastian Cano-Besquet
Adam Fields
Jonathan Holbrook

 

Report filed by Dominique Fenton '10, Yale Sports Publicity