2018-2019 Yale Women's Fencing News

  • Wang Named Head Coach Of Men’s & Women’s Fencing Teams
    May 31, 2019
    Haibin Wang, a two-time Olympic medalist and an International Fencing Federation Hall of Fame member, has been named the head coach of Yale’s men’s and women’s fencing programs, Director of Athletics Vicky Chun announced.
  • Ten Bulldogs Earn Winter Academic All-Ivy Honors
    April 11, 2019
    The Ivy League released its list of student-athletes selected for 2018-19 Academic All-Ivy honors in its winter sports today. There were 10 Bulldogs who thrived in their sport and in the classroom, as starters or key reserves on an officially recognized varsity team with 3.0 or better cumulative grade point averages honored.
  • Seventh Place Finish at NCAA Championships
    March 24, 2019
    After two days of fierce competition in the 2019 NCAA Championships, the Bulldogs have earned an impressive seventh place finish for Yale.
  • First Day of NCAA Championships
    March 23, 2019
    The cumulative efforts of the Bulldogs place Yale in ninth place, within the top third of the competition.
  • Five Bulldogs Qualify for NCAA Championship
    March 12, 2019
    After a season of impressive fencing results and strong performances at Regionals, five Bulldogs have earned spots at Nationals, which will be held in Cleveland, Ohio from March 21 to 24. Twenty-six fencers in each weapon earn their places at the NCAA National Championships and competition for these slots is fierce.
  • Bulldogs Fence Well at Regionals
    March 11, 2019
    After a grueling day of fencing, the Bulldogs ended Regionals with five athletes making the final pool of their respective events. At Regionals, fencers compete as individuals, facing off in three rounds of pools with cuts after each round. Only the top third of entrants from around the Northeast make the final round of pools so for so many Bulldogs to make the final round is impressive.
  • Bulldogs Set Off to Regionals
    March 09, 2019
    This year, the Bulldogs will send almost all its starters to the Northeast Regionals competition hosted by Columbia University at Vassar College.
  • Bulldogs Earn Third Place and Several Individual All-Ivy Recognitions
    February 10, 2019
    The Bulldogs finished their second day of competition in the Ivy League Fencing Round-Robins with a 2-0 winning record, defeating Penn and Brown for an overall record of 3-3 for the tournament.
  • Bulldogs Begin Ivy League Tournament
    February 09, 2019
    The Bulldogs finished their first day of competition in the Ivy League Fencing Round-Robins with a 1-3 record, falling to Harvard, Princeton, and Columbia before finishing strong with a 16-11 win against Cornell.
  • Bulldogs Host Ivy League Tournament
    February 08, 2019
    The Bulldogs are hosting the Ivy League Fencing Round-Robins this weekend in the Lanman Center of Payne Whitney Gymnasium.
  • Bulldogs Dominate Competition at Home
    February 02, 2019
    The Yale women’s fencing team cruised to a pair of victories in its first home matches of the season, defeating Vassar 23-4 and Sacred Heart 19-8.
  • Bulldogs home for Vassar and Sacred Heart meets
    January 31, 2019
    The women’s fencing team will compete against Vassar and Sacred Heart University this Saturday for their first home meet of the season.
  • Mixed Results at Pennsylvania Invitational
    January 20, 2019
    The Pennsylvania Invitational included a series of changes to the schedule due to an unpredictable weather forecast that forced several schools to withdraw.
  • Bulldogs Heading to the Philadelphia Invitational
    January 19, 2019
    This upcoming weekend, the Bulldogs are traveling to Philadelphia, PA to compete at the Philadelphia Invitational, hosted by UPenn.
  • Bulldogs Dominate Competition at Home
    January 19, 2019
    The women's fencing team competed against Vassar and Sacred Heart Universities in the team's first home meet of the season.
  • Bulldogs Top North Carolina, Haverford At Penn State Invitational
    January 13, 2019
    On Sunday, the Women’s Fencing Team competed against six schools, facing Penn State, Haverford, and Columbia in the morning, and UNC, Temple, and Duke after the lunch break.
  • Women's Fencing en garde at the Penn State Invitational
    January 12, 2019
    After a week of intensive winter training, the team is in peak shape to defend their undefeated record and avenge last year's losses at the Penn State Invitational.
  • Bulldogs Sweep Competition At Brandeis Invitational
    December 02, 2018
    In their first official team competition of the year, the women’s fencing team defeated all five challengers: BC, Brandeis, Saint John’s, UNC, and MIT.
  • First Team Competition at Brandeis
    November 30, 2018
    The Bulldogs anticipate a strong performance at the Brandeis Invitational, the first official team competition of the year. Last year, the team swept the tournament, decisively defeating all four returning teams. The Bulldogs also hope to maintain their record against newcomer UNC.
  • Strong Start for Bulldogs at Garret Open
    November 03, 2018
    All three squads - foil, epee, and saber - boast impressive results, with several Bulldogs making it into the direct elimination round. Pak and Zhou take home sixth and fifth places in foil, and Ma and Nam take home sixth and eight places in epee. Overall, the Garret Open represents a strong start to the season.
  • Bulldogs Kick Off Season This Weekend At Penn State Open
    November 02, 2018
    The women's fencing team, which opens its season this weekend, is bolstered by four new members this year. Joining the epée squad are two first-year recruits, Joy Ma of Merrick, New York, and Shirley Wang of Toronto, Canada. Ma and Wang bring their extensive experience to the squad, and both are formidable opponents to practice against in preparation for competition. Grace Baghdadi, a first-year walk-on from Saint-Germain-en-Laye, France, stepped into an open position on the foil squad, allowing Yale to boast a full squad for the coming season. Yoanna Lazarova, a sophomore walk-on from Sofia, Bulgaria, is a similarly welcome addition to the saber squad, allowing them the flexibility to use alternates in their lineup.