Monthly Archives: January 2008

Scoping Out Stories from the Ivy Salles

BROWN bears Men’s Team goes 1-3 at Brandeis Invitational | Women’s Team Sweeps NFC for 3rd Year COLUMBIA lions Kurt Getz Silver at North American Cup | Women Win Four of Five at NYU Invitational CORNELL big red Fencing Wins 2008 Wellesley Invitational | Tasha Hall … Continue reading

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Looking Back: Highlights from the 2006 Round-Robins!

Our trusty Canon digital camcorder was roaming the floor at the Ivy League Fencing Round-Robins on Sunday, February 25 at Harvard’s Gordon Track. I was not able to get as much women’s fencing video as I would have hoped, but … Continue reading

Posted in All-Ivy, Brown, Columbia, Cornell, Gordon, Harvard, Men, North, Penn, Princeton, Women, Yale

Penn's Michanik Elected to USFA Hall of Fame

Penn fencing head coach Dave Micahnik has been elected for induction into the United States Fencing Association Hall of Fame in the 2008 class. Along with former Penn assistant coach Cathy McClellan, Micahnik will be inducted into the Hall of … Continue reading

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Hagamen's Sabre Yields Gold

Tim Hagamen became the third Harvard fencer in the past three years, and fourth Ivy Leaguer, to earn a gold medal at the NCAA Fencing Championships when he edged Patrick Ghattas of Notre Dame, 15-14, in the championship bout of … Continue reading

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Columbia's Schneider — Sabre National Champion

Columbia sophomore Daria Schneider gave Columbia its second NCAA fencing champion in three years, as she helped the Lions to third place in the 2007 NCAA Men’s and Women’s Championships held at Drew University. Schneider, a sophomore from Brookline, Mass., … Continue reading

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Peggy Walbridge – Ivy@50

Tell Cornell’s Peggy Walbridge that she is Cornell’s greatest woman fencer and she’s quick to disagree. “No I’m not. Grace Acel was. She was phenomenal.” Indeed, Acel’s accomplishments are impressive, with two national fencing championships in 1942-43. Cornell had an … Continue reading

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Mary Jane O'Neill – Ivy@50

The Lajos Csiszar women’s fencing trophy, awarded to the Ivy League’s women’s champion team, is modeled on Penn Athletic Hall of Famer and two-time Olympian Mary Jane O’Neill. “The trophy was donated by a Penn alum,” O’Neill modestly recalls, “and … Continue reading

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