2018-19 Men's Fencing News

  • No. 2 Men’s Fencing Finds Success at St. John’s Invitational
    January 19, 2019
    The No. 2 Harvard men’s fencing team returned to the strip for the St. John’s Invitational going 3-2.
  • Men's Fencing Prepares for St. John's Invite
    January 17, 2019
    The Harvard men’s fencing team jumps back into competition for the first event of the new year, traveling to Queens, N.Y. for the St. John’s Invitational.
  • Four Crimson Succeed at North American Cup
    January 06, 2019
    Four Harvard men's fencing members competed in the North American Cup featuring over 1,800 athletes.
  • Men’s Fencing Travels to Sacred Heart
    November 29, 2018
    The Harvard men’s fencing team hits the road to Fairfield, Conn. to take part in the round-robin styled Sacred Heart Invitational on Sunday, Dec.2.
  • Men's Fencing's Haglund Captures Bronze During Opening Tournament
    November 04, 2018
    The Harvard men’s fencing team created a strong showing in its opening weekend of the 2018-19 season.
  • Men's Fencing to Begin 2018-19 Season at Penn State
    November 01, 2018
    Opening up the season in University Park for the Penn State open, the men’s fencing program begins their journey to a national championship after finishing fifth in last year’s tournament.
  • ESPN+ Information for US and International Fans
    August 27, 2018
    In the spring, the Ivy League and ESPN agreed to a long-term relationship to showcase Ivy League events through a variety of ESPN platforms. This includes coverage for all 42 Harvard varsity programs on ESPN linear networks and ESPN+. 
  • Dershwitz Named U.S. Olympic Athlete of the Month for July
    August 07, 2018
    After earning the silver medal in saber at the 2018 World Championships, Eli Dershwitz climbed to the top of the world rankings and was named as Team USA’s male athlete of the month for July.
  • Men’s Fencing Announces Class of 2022
    July 24, 2018
    CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – Led by head coach Peter Brand in his 20th season at the helm, the Harvard men’s fencing team has announced three additions to its roster. The Class of 2022 consists of Andrew Lee, Jason Oh and Dan Solomon.
  • Dershwitz Ranked No. 1 in the World
    July 23, 2018
    WUXI, China – Becoming just the second U.S. fencer in history to win a Senior World medal in men’s saber, senior co-captain Eli Dershwitz of the Harvard men’s fencing team climbed from No. 3 to No. 1 in the world rankings after his impressive performance at the Senior World Championships in Wuxi, China this weekend. With his second-place finish, Dershwitz became the first U.S. men’s saber fencer to win the Overall World Cup title.
  • Men’s Fencing Announces 2018-19 Captains
    July 17, 2018
    CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – Senior Eli Dershwitz and junior Duncan Rheingans-Yoo will lead the Harvard men’s fencing team as captains for the 2018-19 campaign. As all captains at Harvard, the leadership posts were determined based on an election of the student-athletes on the team.
  • Men’s and Women’s Fencing Reveals 2018-19 Schedule
    July 16, 2018
    CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – Coming off a fifth-place finish at the NCAA Championships last season, head coach Peter Brand has announced the Harvard men’s and women’s fencing 2018-19 schedule. The Crimson will kick-off its 2018-19 campaign at the Penn State Open Saturday, Nov. 3 and Sunday, Nov. 4 in State College, Pa. Nearly a month later, the men and women will travel to Sacred Heart on Dec. 2 to compete in the Sacred Heart Invitational. The Crimson will face host Sacred Heart, NYU, Penn State, Temple and Vassar. The women’s team will begin its home slate that same week, hosting Wellesley and Tufts on Dec. 4.