Senior Will Friedman had 10 points and sophomore Adam Austin had six as the Brandeis fencing team scored 16 points to tie for 15th place with Brown University and the University of North Carolina after Day Two of the NCAA National Collegiate championships at Penn State University.
Senior foil Will Friedman became the second Brandeis fencer to reach four straight NCAA championships, while sophomore sabers Adam Austin and Anna Hanley will be making their first appearances at the national championships, held March 19-22 at Penn State University.
Senior Caitlin Kozel earned a bronze medal in the epee, helping the Brandeis women's fencing team to the top finish among Division III schools at the 112th Intercollegiate Fencing Association championships. The Judges were sixth out of 12 teams.
The Gosman Athletic Center will play host to one of the most prestigious events in all of college athletics on Saturday when the Brandeis fencing team serves as host of the 2009 Intercollegiate Fencing Association (IFA) championships. The meet begins at 8:30 a.m. and lasts until approximately 5:00 p.m.
The Brandeis University Department of Athletics and the Friends of Brandeis Athletics (FOBA) are proud to announce the members of the Class of 2009 to the Brandeis Athletics Hall of Fame. The 13th Hall of Fame Class will be inducted at an 11:00 a.m. brunch ceremony at the Westin Hotel in Waltham on November 1.
The Brandeis men's fencing team dropped four of its six matches at the MIT-Brandeis Invitational, newly rechristened the Eric Sollee Invitational after the long-time Engineer coach. The Judges picked up wins over Yeshiva and Haverford, with the men's epee squad going 4-2 on the day.
The Brandeis men's fencing won all five matches at Brown University to finish 10-0 in the Northeast Fencing Conference. The Judges successfully defended their NFC crown with four narrow victories in their five matches.
Despite a 7-2 mark by senior All-American Will Friedman (Newton, Mass.) in the foil, the Brandeis men's fencing suffered their first two losses of the season. The Judges finished third at the Boston Beanpot championships with losses to Harvard (11-16) and BC (12-15) and a win over MIT (15-12)
Juniors Alex Clos (Arlington, Mass.) and Will Bedor (Rego Park, N.Y.) took the top two spots in the epee at the 2008 New England Intercollegiate Fencing Association in the first action of the season for the Brandeis fencing team.
Fencer Tim Morehouse '00, Brandeis's first Olympian and silver medalist, is making his first appearance at Brandeis on Oct. 31. Join us for his speaking appearance and stick around for Brandeis soccer and volleyball action!
This August, Tim Morehouse '00 will become the first Brandeis alumnus to represent the United States at the Olympic Games in Beijing, China. The Brandeis athletics web site will be following Morehouse's progress. Until the Games start on August 8, here are some links and updates on Tim's progress.