Fencing Releases 2016-17 Campaign

Fencing Releases 2016-17 Campaign

CAMBRIDGE, Mass.  – Looking to continue their streak of success, Harvard men's and women's fencing announced its schedule for the 2016-17 season on Monday.     

The season opening Tradition Tournament for the men and women will be held in Fairfield, Connecticut against NYU, Penn State, Sacred Heart, Temple and Vassar on December 4. The women open their home slate against Wellesley on December 7 at 6 p.m. This match will be available on the Ivy League Digital Network.  

Both teams return to action with the St. John's Invitational on January 21 in Queens, New York where the Crimson faces Columbia, Notre Dame, Ohio State, Penn State and St. John's.

The men host NYU on February 4 at 1 p.m. and the women host NYU and Tufts at 1 p.m. and 3:30 p.m., respectively. All three contests will be broadcasted on the Ivy League Digital Network.  

The Ivy League Championships will be held in Philadelphia February 11 - 12. The women's team earned a share of the crown during last year's tournament. This was the fourth conference championship for the program. The men finished fourth in the 2016 Ivy League Championships, ending a streak of three-straight Ancient Eight titles. 

Boston College hosts the 2017 Beanpot, where the women and men are out to earn their 10th  and ninth titles, respectively, on Feb. 15. 

The Crimson closes the season at the NCAA Regionals on Mar. 12 in New Haven, Connecticut before traveling to the NCAA Championships in Indianapolis, Indiana from March 25 - 26.

Last season, the women's team finished fourth at the NCAA Championships and Adrienne Jarocki earned her second national title in saber. The men finished seventh at the NCAA Championships, bolstered by two All-Americans, Stephen Mageras and Michael Woo '16. 

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