Category Archives: Penn

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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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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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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All-Ivy Teams Announced

The following names are men and women that have been honored with First or Second Team All-Ivy distinction for Fencing. Men’s Saber — 1st Team All-Ivy James Williams (Columbia) – 14-1; Matt Kolasa (Penn) – 13-2; Tim Hagamen (Harvard) – … Continue reading

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