2013-14 Harvard Men's Fencing
April 17, 2014
Ten Winter Student-Athletes Tabbed 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 2013-14 Academic All-Ivy League team.
April 15, 2014
Six Crimson Fencers Take Strip at US National Championships
A total of six Harvard fence took the strip at the USA Fencing Division I National Championships at the Minneapolis Convention Center April 11-14. The event featured over 1,000 athletes vying for National Champion titles and positions on the 2014 Senior World Team over the course of the four-day event.
April 14, 2014
Three Fencers Compete at Junior World Championships
Three Harvard fencers made the trip to Plovdiv, Bulgaria last week to compete at the Junior World Championships April 3-12. Michael Woo and Nina van Loon won Silver medals in their respective weapon team competitions with USA, while Aliya Itzkowitz fenced on team Great Britain.
March 31, 2014
Season Recap: 2013-14 Men's Fencing
Head coach Peter Brand caught up with GoCrimson.com to recap the 2013-14 men's season.
March 20, 2014
Fencing Takes Fifth at NCAA Championships
The Harvard fencing program concluded its bid for a national title Sunday afternoon at Ohio State’s French Field House with 146 victories to claim fifth. Over the four day championships 10 Crimson fencers garnered All-America accolades.
March 18, 2014
Fencing’s Hunt for NCAA Championship Begins Thursday
The Harvard fencing program’s quest for its second national title begins Thursday, March 20 as 11 Crimson fencers head to Columbus, Ohio for the 2014 NCAA National Championships. Over the course of four days Harvard will compete at Ohio State’s French Field House for individual and team crowns as well as All-American honors. The women will compete on the strip March 20-21 to open the competition with the men closing the event March 22-23.
March 11, 2014
11 Fencers Selected for NCAA Championships
The Harvard fencing program qualified 11 fencers to compete at the 2014 NCAA Championships the NCAA announced this afternoon. The Crimson’s quest for its second national crown begins Thursday, March 20 in Columbus, Ohio at Ohio State’s French Field House.
March 9, 2014
No. 5 Men’s Fencing Takes Home Three Medals at NCAA Regionals
The fifth-ranked Harvard men’s fencing team saw three of its fencers capture medal at the 2014 NCAA Northeast Regionals hosted by Wellesley College Sunday. Foil fencers Michael Woo and Brian Kaneshige captured silver and bronze, respectively, while sabre fencer Alexander Ryjik claimed bronze.
March 7, 2014
Fencing Teams Head to NCAA Regionals
The Harvard men’s and women’s fencing teams, who rank sixth and third in the nation, respectively, head to Wellesley, Mass., Sunday, March 9 to compete in the 2014 NCAA Northeast Regional hosted by Wellesley College. Bids to the NCAA Championships are on the line as 19 Crimson take the strip at 9 a.m.
March 5, 2014
Fencing 2014 NCAA Northeast Regional Preview
Head coach Peter Brand previews the upcoming 2014 NCAA Northeast Regional.
February 18, 2014
Eldeib, Mageras Medal at Junior Olympics, van Loon Earns Spot on US Junior Epee Squad
Alexander Eldeib and Stephen Mageras of the No. 6 Harvard men’s fencing team captured their first Junior Olympics medal this weekend as the Crimson freshmen took home gold and silver, respectively. The No. 3 Harvard women’s fencing team was also represented at the event as sophomore Nina van Loon earned her spot on the U.S. Junior epee team.
February 12, 2014
No. 6 Men’s Fencing Captures Seventh Consecutive Beanpot Crown
For the seventh time in its existence in as many years, the Beanpot title went to the No. 6 Harvard men’s fencing team, who defeated local rivals Boston College, MIT and Brandeis at duPont Gymnasium Wednesday night.
February 11, 2014
No. 6 Men’s Fencing Makes Short Trek to MIT for Beanpot Wednesday
The No. 6 Harvard men’s fencing team looks to continue its dominance over its Beantown rivals Wednesday, Feb. 12 as the Crimson makes the short trek to MIT for the fencing Beanpot. Fencing is set to commence at 5:30 p.m.
February 10, 2014
Ivy Champs! Highlights: 2014 Ivy League Round-Robins
Highlights from the No 6. men's fencing team's eighth Ivy League title.
February 9, 2014
IVY CHAMPS! No. 6 Men’s Fencing Earns Share of Ivy Title
The combination of a 4-1 record and a Princeton win over top-ranked Columbia, the No. 6 Harvard men’s fencing team earned a share of the 2014 Ivy League title Sunday at Brown’s Olney-Margolies Athletic Center.
February 8, 2014
No. 6 Men’s Fencing Undefeated After Day 1 of Ivy Round-Robins
The No. 6 Harvard men’s fencing team brings an unbeaten 3-0 record into the final day of the Ivy League Round-Robins after a full day of competition at Brown’s Olney-Margolies Athletic Center.
February 6, 2014
No. 6 Men’s Fencing Defends Title at Ivy League Round-Robins this Weekend
As defending Ivy League champion, the No. 6 Harvard men's fencing team travels to Providence, R.I., for the Ivy League Round-Robins this weekend. The Crimson looks to capture its eighth Ancient Eight crown at Brown's Olney-Margolies Athletic Center.
January 26, 2014
No. 5 Men’s Fencing Posts 1-4 Mark at St. John’s Invitational
In its first dual match of 2014, the No. 5 Harvard men’s fencing team posted a 1-4 showing at the St. John’s Invitational at the Taffner Field House Sunday.
January 24, 2014
No. 5 Men’s Fencing to Compete at St. John’s Invitational
The No. 5 Harvard men’s fencing team will compete for the first time in 2014 at the St. John’s Invitational in Queens, N.Y., Sunday, Jan. 26. The Crimson will face No. 1 Columbia, No. 4 Notre Dame, No. 6 Ohio State, No. 2 Penn State and No. 7 St. John’s on the strip. Fencing is scheduled to begin at 10 a.m. at the Taffner Field House.
January 24, 2014
Women's Fencing Earns Program-Best Ranking at No. 2, Men Seeded Fifth
team ranks second, the highest seeding of the squad in program history, while the Crimson men land fifth in the national poll.
January 21, 2014
USA Fencing's January North American Cup Features 11 Crimson Fencers
USA Fencing’s January North American Cup featured 11 members of the Harvard fencing teams compete on the strip Jan. 17-21. Over 1,000 athletes from across the United States and Canada competed in the final North American Cup of the season which serves as a key qualifier for both the 2014 Senior and Junior World Championships.
January 21, 2014
Chang, Kaneshige Help USA Win Bronze at Paris Foil World Cup
Jerry Chang and Brian Kaneshige of the No. 4 Harvard men’s fencing team helped the world’s top ranked United States men’s foil team to a bronze medal at the Paris Foil World Cup this weekend.
January 6, 2014
Three Men's Fencers Take Strip at Udine Junior World Cup, Woo Wins Bronze
Foil fencer Michael Woo earned his second Junior World Cup medal on Sunday, Jan. 5 at the Udine Junior World Cup as the Harvard men’s fencing sophomore won bronze. Fellow foil fencer Stephen Mageras finished in the top-15 while Jerry Chang rounded out the three Crimson competitors. The trio helped the U.S. squad earn a team gold medal.
December 16, 2013
Five Fencers Compete at December North American Cup
Over the weekend, five members of the Harvard fencing teams competed at the December North American Cup. The second 2013-14 North American Cup of the year featured over 1,000 athletes from across the United States and Canada and acts as a key qualifier for both the 2014 Senior and Junior World Championships. Four fencers represented the Crimson men while Nina van Loon was the lone competitor from Harvard’s women’s squad.
December 8, 2013
Men’s Fencing Opens Season with 4-1 Performance at Tradition Tournament
The Harvard men’s fencing team open its 111th season with a 4-1 performance at the Tradition Tournament hosted by Sacred Heart at the Pitt Center Sunday.
December 6, 2013
Men’s Fencing Travels to the Tradition Tournament to Open 111th Season
The Harvard men’s fencing team will open its 111th season of action Sunday, Dec. 8 when it travels to Fairfield, Conn., for the Tradition Tournament. The field of competition includes New York, Penn State, Princeton, Sacred Heart, Stevens and Vassar. Fencing is set to begin at 10 a.m.
December 5, 2013
Season Preview: 2013-14 Men's Fencing
Head coach Peter Brand previews the 2013-14 men's fencing season.
December 3, 2013
Chang Brings Back Bronze from Eden Cup
Jerry Chang captured his first Junior World Cup medal on Saturday, Nov. 30 at the Eden Cup as the Harvard men’s fencing sophomore took home bronze. Classmate Michael Woo finished in the top-10 while freshman Stephen Mageras rounded out the Crimson competitors with a 40th-place finish.
November 19, 2013
Four Fencers Take Strip at Junior World Cup
Four Harvard fencers traveled across the pond to compete at the Junior World Cup this past weekend. Jerry Chang, Stephen Mageras and Nina van Loon took the strip in Bratsilava, Czechoslovakia while Ailya Itzkowitz competed in Poland.
November 12, 2013
Ten Harvard Fencers Compete at USA Fencing North American Cup, Chang Captures Gold
A total of ten Harvard fences took to the strip at the USA Fencing November North American Cup, Nov. 8-11. The event, which is a key qualifier for both the 2014 Senior and Junior World Championships, featured the best fencers on the continent, including over 1,000 athletes, and marked the first 2013-14 North American Cup of the year.
November 6, 2013
Harvard Athletics Launches New Photo Store
August 20, 2013
Harvard Fencing Announces 2013-14 Schedule
The Harvard fencing teams will look to remain among the national elite during the 2013-14 season, as the Crimson has announced its schedule for the upcoming year this afternoon.
August 12, 2013
Dupree Joins Harvard Fencing Staff as Assistant Coach
Jed Dupree will join the Harvard fencing staff as assistant coach, Peter Brand ,the head coach of Harvard fencing, has announced.