Category Archives: Men

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

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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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Leigh Hochberg – Ivy@50

“If Brown didn’t have a fencing team, I probably would have wound up matriculating somewhere else.” And Leigh Hochberg’s decades-long association with Brown University has brought him to the cusp of a major medical milestone — enabling people who are … Continue reading

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Bob Cottingham – Ivy@50

When Bob Cottingham arrived as a freshman sabre fencer in 1984, Columbia fencing had not won a NCAA title since 1971. When he graduated in 1988, the program just won its second straight championship and would go on to win … Continue reading

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Tamir Bloom – Ivy@50

Penn graduate Tamir Bloom’s fencing career ended in the second round of the 2000 Olympics in Sydney, Australia. It had been a tough road to get to these, his second Olympics, and he felt good about his result, though he … Continue reading

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Justification for All-Ivy

The method for determining All-Ivy status in fencing is a fairly simple one. First, fencers must have competed in 75 percent of the team’s bouts. That means that the men must have at least 12 decisions on the Ivy record … Continue reading

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