2015-16 Fencing Schedules Announced

2015-16 Fencing Schedules Announced

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – The Harvard men's and women's fencing teams look to continue their growing success as they take on the 2015-16 schedule.  Coach Peter Brand has high hopes for this group of fencers as he enters his 17th season as head coach of the Crimson. 

After both teams travel to their season opener at Penn State Nov. 7-8, the women take on Tufts at a home match on Dec. 3 at 6:00 p.m.

The Crimson face Sacred Heart, Temple, New York University, Penn State, and Vassar as the Pioneers host their annual tournament Dec. 6 and St. John's, Notre Dame, Penn State, Ohio State, and Columbia join Harvard in a match in Queens, New York on Jan. 23. 

The Harvard men's team looks to capture its' fourth straight Ivy League Championship, while the women's team will vie to top their second straight second place finish from Feb. 6-7 in Ithaca, N.Y. 

With the Beanpot being hosted on Crimson strips, the women and men are out to earn their ninth and eighth titles, respectively on Feb. 10 against MIT, Boston College, and Brandeis.  The Beanpot and the women's match against Tufts will be broadcasted on the Ivy League Digital Network. 

Closing the season, Harvard will travel to Poughkeepsie, N.Y. on Mar. 13 for the NCAA Regionals in search for a chance to participate at the NCAA Championships in Waltham, Massachusetts from Mar. 24-27. 

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