2013-14 Yale Women's Fencing News

May 17, 2014
Yale Honors Seven Seniors and One Team at Senior Student-Athlete 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 men’s fencing team earned the Brodhead Award for highest team grade point average. Paige Decker (New Preston, Conn.) of the women’s ice hockey team, Jane Kozey (Ansonia, Conn.) of the women’s crew team and Beau Palin (Oconomowoc, Wisc.) of the football team were the recipients of the Ford Student-Athlete Community Outreach Award. Tucker Kocher (San Francisco, Calif.) of the men’s soccer team and Brenda Seah (Singapore) of the women’s fencing team were the recipients of the Kiphuth Student-Athlete Distinction Award. Pat Killian (Nashville, Tenn.) of the men’s swimming and diving team and Kallie Parchman (Baltimore, Md.) of the women’s lacrosse team were the recipients of the Meyer Humanitarian Award.

April 14, 2014
Two Fencers Receive Awards at Team Banquet
At the Yale women’s fencing team’s end of year banquet Saturday night, two fencers received awards that recognized their contributions to the Bulldogs.

April 14, 2014
Lauren Miller Re-elected to Captain Bulldogs
Junior Lauren Miller has been re-elected to captain the Yale women’s fencing team in the 2014-15 season.

March 20, 2014
Three Fencers Wrap Up Competition at NCAAs
Up against some of the strongest fencers in the nation, a trio from the Yale women’s fencing team—freshman Joanna Lew, sophomore Katherine Miller and junior captain Lauren Miller—have wrapped up competition at the Mar. 20-23 NCAA National Championship.

March 18, 2014
Trio Readies for NCAA National Championship
Three members of the Yale women’s fencing team—freshman Joanna Lew, sophomore Katherine Miller and junior captain Lauren Miller—will represent the Bulldogs at the Mar. 20-23 NCAA National Championship.

March 11, 2014
Three Fencers Advance to NCAA Nationals
After a weekend of competition against some of the toughest fencers in the region, three members of the Yale women’s fencing team have been selected to advance to the Mar. 20-23 NCAA National Championship, which will be hosted this year by Ohio State at the French Field House in Columbus, Ohio. The NCAA made the announcement of the championship field in Indianapolis on Tuesday.

March 9, 2014
Miller Leads Bulldogs at NCAA Regionals
Junior captain Lauren Miller led the way for the eight members of the Yale women’s fencing competing at the Mar. 9 NCAA Northeast Regional, finishing in sixth place in foil competition.

March 3, 2014
Eight Fencers Bound for NCAA Regionals
Eight members of the Yale women’s fencing team will represent the Bulldogs at the Mar. 9 NCAA Northeast Regional, held this year in Wellesley, Mass.

February 23, 2014
All-Round Performance at Squad Championships
Facing off against some of the top teams in the nation, the Yale women’s fencing team posted an all-round performance at the Feb. 23 US Collegiate Squad Championships, with its saber squad claiming fourth, epee team finishing fifth and foil squad coming in sixth.

February 20, 2014
Yale Heads to Collegiate Squad Championships
The Yale women’s fencing team will travel to Philadelphia this weekend to compete at the Feb. 23 US Collegiate Squad Championships.

February 9, 2014
Katherine Miller Earns All-Ivy Honors
With a fourth-place finish in epee competition at the Feb. 8-9 Ivy League Championship, sophomore Katherine Miller earned second team All-Ivy honors.

February 9, 2014
Ivy League Championship Wraps Up
Sophomore Katherine Miller finished in fourth place at the Feb. 8-9 Ivy League Championship as the Yale women’s fencing team closed the competition in seventh place.

February 8, 2014
Bulldogs Conclude First Day at Ivy League Championship
A tough day of competition for the Yale women’s fencing team on Saturday left it in seventh place at the Feb. 8-9 Ivy League Championship, held this year at Brown in Providence, R.I.

February 6, 2014
Bulldogs Head to Ivy League Championship
On the heels of victories against Drew and Vassar this past weekend, the Yale women’s fencing team will head to the Feb. 8-9 Ivy League Championship, hosted this year by Brown in Providence, R.I.

February 1, 2014
Fencers Beat Drew and Vassar
It was a successful return home to New Haven, Conn., for the Yale women’s fencing team. After spending last weekend in New York, this weekend it beat out both Drew and Vassar in the seventh-floor fencing salon in Payne Whitney Gymnasium.

January 30, 2014
Yale Hosts Drew and Vassar
Returning home after a weekend on the road, the Yale women’s fencing team will host Drew and Vassar for matches on Feb. 1 in Payne Whitney Gymnasium in New Haven, Conn.

January 25, 2014
Bulldogs Secure Two Wins at NYU Invitational
A mixed day of competition out on the strip saw the Yale women’s fencing team finish with a 2-3 record at the NYU Invitational, held at the Coles Sports Center on Jan. 25 in New York.

January 22, 2014
Fencers Ready for NYU Invitational
On the heels of a thrilling victory against Sacred Heart this past weekend, the Yale women’s fencing team will compete at the Jan. 26 NYU Invitational, held at the Coles Sports Center in New York.

January 18, 2014
Yale Wins Nail-Biter Against Sacred Heart
It came right down to the wire. With the match tied at 13-13, junior captain Lauren Miller fenced the deciding bout of the Yale women’s fencing team’s match-up against Sacred Heart on Jan. 18. Miller and her opponent went into overtime but Miller was able to triumph 5-4, handing the Bulldogs a thrilling 14-13 victory at home in Payne Whitney Gymnasium in New Haven, Conn.

January 16, 2014
Bulldogs Host Sacred Heart
The Yale women’s fencing team will open spring competition with a Jan. 18 bout against Sacred Heart in Payne Whitney Gymnasium in New Haven, Conn.

December 8, 2013
Bulldogs Score Two Victories at Brandeis
A mixed day out on the strip Sunday saw the Yale women’s fencing team post two wins at the Dec. 8 Brandeis Invitational in Waltham, Mass. Victories came against Boston College and MIT.

December 3, 2013
Fencers Open Season at Brandeis
The Yale women’s fencing team will kick off its 2013-14 season this weekend at the Dec. 8 Brandeis Invitational in Waltham, Mass.

October 28, 2013
Bulldogs Ready for 2013-14
Bolstered by the addition of three talented freshmen, the Yale women’s fencing team is in good shape for the 2013-14 season ahead.

July 20, 2013
Bulldogs Add Three Fencers
The Yale women’s fencing team will welcome three freshmen—Olivia Briffault, Lillie Lainoff and Joanna Lew—when it starts up competition again in the fall.