June 30, 2011
Senior Reflections: Looking Back at Harvard Experiences
2010-11 Harvard Crimson student-athletes reflect back on their Harvard Experiences.
June 21, 2011
Senior Reflections: The Harvard Athletic Experience
Harvard Crimson student-athletes reflect back on their Harvard experiences.
May 11, 2011
Five Inducted Into Varsity Club Hall of Fame
Former Harvard standouts Gregory Chang ’96, Kate Felsen DiPietro ’88, Michael Eckert ’96, Amy Reinhard ’96 and Vanya Desai ’93 were inducted into the Varsity Club Hall of Fame May 6.
April 8, 2011
Season Recap: One National Champion, Five All-Americans Highlight 2010-11 Harvard Fencing Campaign
Harvard fencing head coach Peter Brand sat down to reflect on the 2010-11 Crimson men's and women's fencing seasons. Freshman Alexandra Kiefer grabbed top honors as she won the individual national championship in the women's foil. Along with Kiefer, juniors Caroline Vloka and Noam Mills all earned All-American status. For the men, freshman Michael Raynis and junior co-captain Valentin Staller were also tabbed as All-Americans. The men's team became Ivy League Champion with a win over rival Yale in the final dual of the championship. Eleven Harvard fencers earned All-Ivy status in 2010-11.
April 5, 2011
Ten Winter Student-Athletes Named Academic All-Ivy League
The Ivy League has announced the names of 80 student-athletes – including 10 from Harvard—who have been named to the winter 2010-11 Academic All-Ivy League team.
March 27, 2011
National Champion! Kiefer Wins Women's Foil Title, Harvard Finishes Sixth at NCAA Championship
Freshman Alexandra Kiefer ended her rookie season Sunday the same way she started it -- standing at the highest point on the podium. Kiefer defeated Princeton's Eve Levin, 15-7, on the final day of the 2011 NCAA Fencing Championship to claim the women's foil individual title.
March 26, 2011
Harvard Fencing in Sixth; Kiefer, Mills and Vloka in Position for Individual Titles
The women's portion of the 2011 NCAA Fencing Championship began Saturday, and by day's end, Harvard had three athletes in the top two of their respective weapon's standings, putting them within striking distance of a national title heading into Sunday.
March 25, 2011
Raynis, Staller Named All-Americans; Harvard Fencing Still Tied for Fourth at NCAA Championship
Freshman Michael Raynis earned All-American status at his first NCAA Championship and junior co-captain Valentin Staller won his second straight All-American nod as the men's competition wrapped up on day two of the championship hosted by Ohio State.
March 24, 2011
Men's Fencing Kicks off Day One of NCAA Championship; Harvard Tied for Fourth
The Harvard men's fencing team took to the floor first on day one of the 2011 NCAA Fencing Championship Thursday, earning 39 total victories and putting the Crimson in a tie for fourth.
March 23, 2011
NCAA Championship on the Horizon for Harvard Fencing
Harvard sends 11 fencers to compete at the 2011 NCAA Fencing Championship, hosted by Ohio State in Columbus, Ohio. The event will last four days, Thursday through Sunday, and will crown individual champions in each gender, as well as a coed team champion.
March 15, 2011
Harvard Fencing Qualifies 11 for NCAA Championship
The Harvard men's and women's fencing teams had 11 of their athletes chosen Tuesday when the NCAA Men's and Women's Fencing Committee announced the field of 144 competitors that will participate in the 2011 National Collegiate Men's and Women's Fencing Championships.
March 13, 2011
No. 2 Harvard Men's Fencing Gathers Four Medals at NCAA Regional
Highlighted by junior co-captain Valentin Staller's silver in the men's saber, the second-ranked Harvard men's fencing team brought home a total of four medals and seven top-10 finishes at the NCAA Northeast Region Championship Sunday at Vassar College.
March 10, 2011
Harvard Fencing Takes on Region's Best at NCAA Regional
The Harvard men's and women's fencing teams head to Vassar College in Poughkeepsie, N.Y. Sunday to compete in the 2011 NCAA Northeast Regional with qualification for the NCAA Championship on the line.
February 25, 2011
Senior Perspective: Hao Meng
Harvard men's fencing senior co-captain Hao Meng sat down with GoCrimson.com to talk about his time at Harvard and as a member of the Crimson.
February 16, 2011
No. 2 Harvard Men's Fencing Takes Beanpot Title
For the fourth time in its four-year existence, the Beanpot title went to the Harvard men's fencing team, who defeated local rivals Boston College, Brandeis and MIT in Waltham, Mass., Wednesday.
February 14, 2011
Michael Raynis Selected as the COOP Athlete of the Wekk
Michael Raynis went 12-3, earned first-team All-Ivy League honors and clinched the Ivy League title for the Crimson, earning COOP Athlete of the Week honors for Feb. 14.
February 14, 2011
Crimson Fencers Take on Local Rivals in Beanpot
he Harvard men's and women's fencing teams take part Wednesday in the fencing version of the Beanpot against Boston College, Brandeis and MIT in Waltham, Mass. The men head into the event with a 16-2 season record while the women are 15-5.
February 13, 2011
Ivy Champion! Harvard Men's Fencing Claims Ancient Eight Title on Final Day
Typically it is veteran leadership that carries a team, but Sunday it was two Harvard underclassmen that came through for the Crimson. Trailing 13-12 in its final dual, the Harvard men's fencing team got two clutch wins from a sophomore and a freshman to top rival Yale, 14-13, and earned the right to be called Ivy League champion for the seventh time and first time since 2007.
February 12, 2011
Men's Fencing Takes Lead at Ivy League Championship on Day One
The No. 2 Harvard men's fencing team sits atop the standings after day one of the Ivy League Championship, tied with rival Yale at 2-0 with wins over No. 7 Penn and sixth-ranked host Princeton.
February 11, 2011
Cohen Named National Fencer of the Week
Sophomore Benjamin Cohen was named national fencer of the week for Jan. 31–Feb. 6 by CollegeFencing360.com after sweeping epeeists from No. 7 Penn and No. 10 Duke at the Eric Sollee Invitational at MIT Sunday.
February 10, 2011
Harvard Fencing Heads to Princeton for Ivy League Championships
The Harvard men's and women's fencing teams head to Princeton, N.J., for the 2011 Ivy League Championships Saturday and Sunday.
February 6, 2011
Cohen Leads No. 2 Harvard Men's Fencing to Three Wins at MIT
Sophomore Benjamin Cohen went undefeated in two duals and fell only once in another Sunday to lead the No. 2 Harvard men's fencing team to a perfect 3-0 day at the Eric Sollee Invitational hosted by MIT.
February 4, 2011
Harvard Fencing Takes Part in Eric Sollee Invite at MIT
The Harvard men’s and women’s fencing teams get back to action Sunday after a two-week hiatus as they head across town to Cambridge neighbor MIT for the Eric Sollee Invitational along with Duke, Hunter, NYU, Penn, Penn State and Yeshiva.
January 23, 2011
Solid Showing for No. 2 Men's Fencing at St. John's Super Cup
The No. 2-ranked Harvard men's fencing team went 3-2 Sunday, defeating Ohio State, Columbia and host St. John's at the St. John's Super Cup.
January 21, 2011
Crimson Fencers Head to New York City for St. John's Super Cup
The top-five ranked Harvard men’s and women’s fencing team get the 2011 portion of their schedule underway as they head to the Queens borough of New York City for the St. John’s Super Cup.
December 16, 2010
Season Preview: Harvard Fencers Look to Carry Success into 2011
With several competitions already under their belt, the Harvard men’s and women’s fencing teams head into the new year with high expectations, driven by strong returners and talented newcomers for both squads.
December 5, 2010
Harvard Edges Defending National Champion Penn State, Goes Undefeated at Invitational
Depth was once again the story for the Harvard men's fencing team, as it went a perfect 5-0 against teams at the Sacred Heart Invitiational Sunday, including edging the defending national champion Penn State, 14-13.
November 14, 2010
Harvard Shows Depth in Season Opener at Penn State
The Harvard men’s fencing team showed its depth early at the Penn State Garret Open, totaling six top 10 finishes and two medals across the three weapons in the team’s first competition of the season.
October 5, 2010
Harvard Announces 2010-11 Fencing Schedules
The Harvard men's and women's fencing teams have a competitive tournament schedule along with a tough dual meet campaign to prepare for the NCAA Regional and NCAA Championships in March.
June 23, 2010
Men's and Women's Fencing Announces Class of 2014
Peter Brand, the head coach of Harvard fencing, has announced the addition of five freshmen to his squad. The Class of 2014 consists of three men and two women with two competing in the foil and epee and one representing the saber.