2012-13 Yale Women's Fencing News

May 18, 2013
Yale Honors Seven Seniors and One Team with Annual Awards at Senior Reception
Seven 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 women’s fencing team earned the Brodhead Award for highest team grade point average. Sam Haig (Greenwich, Conn.) of the men’s squash team, Heather May (Newport Beach, Calif.) of the coed and women’s sailing teams and Alyssa Zupon (Basking Ridge, N.J.) of the women’s ice hockey team were the recipients of the Ford Student-Athlete Community Outreach Award. Dakota McCoy (Wexford, Pa.) of the women’s track and field team and Patrick O’Keefe (Pittsford, N.Y.) of the lightweight crew team were the recipients of the Kiphuth Student-Athlete Distinction Award. Lexy Adams (Lancaster, Pa.) of the field hockey team and Collin Bibb (San Antonio, Texas) of the football team were the recipients of the Meyer Humanitarian Award.

April 17, 2013
Miller Elected as New Captain
Sophomore Lauren Miller will lead the Yale women’s fencing team as its new captain in the 2013-14 season.

April 17, 2013
Awards Cap-Off Fencing Season
At the Yale women’s fencing team’s end of year banquet last Saturday night, three fencers received awards to honor their contributions to team.

March 24, 2013
Bulldogs Claim 10th at NCAA National Championship
Amid a 144-strong field of the nation’s top fencers, two members of the Yale women’s fencing team pushed the Bulldogs to a 10th-place finish at the Mar. 21-24 NCAA National Championship.

March 21, 2013
Miller, Oliver Ready for NCAA National Championship
The Yale women’s fencing team will be represented at the Mar. 21-24 NCAA National Championship by a duo of experienced fencers: senior Madeline Oliver and sophomore Lauren Miller, who will compete in saber and foil, respectively.

March 12, 2013
Miller, Oliver Bound For NCAA National Championship
Sophomore Lauren Miller and senior Madeline Oliver will represent the Yale women’s fencing team at the Mar. 21-24 NCAA National Championship in foil and saber, respectively.

March 10, 2013
Fencers to Compete at NCAA Northeast Regional
The Yale women’s fencing team will be strongly represented at the Mar. 10 NCAA Northeast Regional at St. John’s in Queens, N.Y., with 10 fencers qualifying for the event.

March 10, 2013
Oliver, Miller Finish in Top Eight at NCAA Northeast Regional
Having qualified the maximum 10 fencers for the Mar. 10 NCAA Northeast Regional here in Queens, N.Y., the Yale women’s fencing took advantage of the opportunity and posted several strong performances.

March 3, 2013
Bulldogs Finish Competition at Ivy Championship
It was a tough conclusion to the season for the Yale women’s fencing team, which wrapped up the Mar. 2-3 Ivy League Championship on Sunday with a 0-6 win record.

March 2, 2013
Bulldogs to Compete at Ivy League Championships
On the heels of a strong 3-1 performance at its last meet, the Yale women’s fencing team will look to capitalize on its momentum at the season-ending Ivy League Championships, hosted by Harvard on Mar. 2-3 in Cambridge, Mass.

March 2, 2013
Tough Opening Day at Ivy League Championships
The Yale women’s fencing team could not overcome tough competition on the opening day of the Mar. 2-3 Ivy League Championships, posting a 0-4 record that puts the team in seventh place with two rounds of fencing to come.

February 15, 2013
Ivy League Championships Rescheduled
The Yale men's fencing team will compete at the 2012 Ivy League Championships, which have been rescheduled to Mar. 2-3 at Harvard's Albert H. Gordon Track in Cambridge, Mass.

February 2, 2013
Fencers Take On Vassar
Looking to rebound after a difficult weekend at the NYU Invitational, the Yale women’s fencing team will take on Vassar on Feb. 2 in Poughkeepsie, N.Y.

February 2, 2013
Yale Posts Three Victories at Vassar Meet
It was a strong performance by the Yale women’s fencing team on Saturday, as it beat out Vassar, Drew and Queens on its way to a 3-1 record at the Feb. 2 Vassar meet here in Poughkeepsie, N.Y.

January 27, 2013
Yale to Compete at NYU
The Yale women’s fencing team will head down to New York this weekend to compete at the Jan. 27 NYU Invitational.

January 27, 2013
Tough Day For Fencers at NYU
It was difficult day out for the Yale women’s fencing team on Sunday, as they posted a 1-4 record at the Jan. 27 NYU Invitational held at the Coles Sports Center in New York.

January 19, 2013
Fencers to Face Sacred Heart at Home
Back at home in New Haven, Conn., the Yale women’s fencing team will open its spring account with a Jan. 19 match-up against Sacred Heart in Payne Whitney Gymnasium.

January 19, 2013
Bulldogs Drop Heartbreaker to Sacred Heart
It came right down the wire Saturday afternoon in Payne Whitney Gymnasium as the Yale women’s fencing team fell at home to Sacred Heart, 13-14. The Jan. 19 match-up in New Haven, Conn., kicked off spring competition for the Yale team.

December 2, 2012
Yale Fencers Head to Brandeis
The Yale women’s fencing team will compete in its second competition of the 2012-13 season as it heads this week to Waltham, Mass., for the Dec. 2 Brandeis Invitational.

December 2, 2012
Bulldogs Challenged in Waltham
It was a tough day out on a strip for the Yale women’s fencing team, who finished the Dec. 2 Brandeis Invitational here in Waltham, Mass., with a 1-5 record. The Bulldogs posted a victory against MIT.

November 3, 2012
Fencing Season Opens at Penn State
The Yale women’s fencing team will look to match last year’s performance at its season opening Penn State Garret Open, which takes place Nov. 3-4 at State College, Pa.

November 3, 2012
Trio of Bulldogs Finish in Top 16
Three members of the Yale women’s fencing team put up a top-16 finish as it competed in its season-opening Garret Open, hosted on Nov. 3 by Penn State in University Park, Pa.

October 25, 2012
Women Set for 2012-13 Fencing Season
The Yale women’s fencing team, bolstered by the addition of four freshmen, is poised to match or repeat last year’s performance as it enters its 2012-13 season.

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