Brandeis Men's Fencing 2011-12 News

May 2, 2012
Announcing the 2012 Departmental Award Winners!
Twelve outstanding student-athletes were recognized on May 2 at the 2012 Brandeis Department of Athletics Awards Dinner. Read about the award winners here!

March 25, 2012
Cardillo places 19th at NCAA fencing championships
The sophomore foil won seven bouts at the Ohio State University, including wins over the fifth-ranked fencer from Notre Dame and the No. 7 finisher from Yale.

March 22, 2012
Julian Cardillo '14: Foiling the competition
Sophomore foil fencer Julian Cardillo is headed to his second-straight NCAA Fencing Championship. Learn more about this aspiring journalist - and Olympian

March 13, 2012
Julian Cardillo selected to NCAA championships
The sophomore foilist, who finished 17th in the nation, will be in search of his first All-America honor at the Ohio State University on March 22-25.

March 11, 2012
Cardillo, Zook finish 10th at NCAA Northeast regionals
Sophomore Julian Cardillo is in good shape for his second-straight berth at the NCAA championships, while junior Mike Zook came from the 33rd seed to finish in the top 10 in the Northeast at the championship meet held at Boston College.

February 28, 2012
Brenner, Cooke, Cardillo named UAA Athletes of the Week
Judges from the baseball and women's tennis team were honored for their first week of competition, while men's fencing was recognized as the winter season winds down.

February 16, 2012
Brandeis Fencers Claim Six UAA Athlete of the Week Honors
Five different Brandeis fencers from the men's and women's teams combined to collect six UAA Athlete of the Week awards

February 14, 2012
Men's fencing finishes second at Beanpot, women place fourth
Rookie saber Jess Ochs-Willard was one of four Brandeis fencers to post six wins at the 2012 Beanpot tournament, where the Judges avenged a loss to BC, 15-12, and defeated MIT, 17-10, while falling to No. 3 Harvard, 22-5. The women went 0-3 at the tournament.

February 11, 2012
Men's fencing goes 2-3 at Duke Invite
The Judges defeated Johns Hopkins, 17-10, for the second week in a row and avenged an earlier loss to North Carolina with a 14-13 result that saw all three weapons decided by one point.

February 4, 2012
Men's fencing tops NYU, goes 4-1 at Eric Sollee Invitational
The Judges defeated their UAA rivals from the Big Apple, 17-10, and took a dramatic 14-13 win over Johns Hopkins thanks to a 5-0 win from senior epee fencer Alex Powell.

January 28, 2012
Men go 3-2 at second Northeast Fencing Conference meet
The Brandeis men edged Dartmouth, 14-13, and posted easy wins over Tufts (21-6) and Vassar (17-10). Both the saber and foil squads went 4-1, with rookie Noah Berman and sophomore Julian Cardillo combining to go 17-5 in foil

December 4, 2011
Brandeis Men's and Women's Fencing Teams Struggle at Brandeis Invitational
Rookie saberist Jess Ochs-Willard won seven of his nine bouts but the Brandeis Men's Fencing team fell in all four of their matches

November 29, 2011
Announcing the 2012 Brandeis Athletic Hall of Fame Class
Six standout athletes whose careers spanned the first half-century of Brandeis’ sports history will be inducted into the 14th class of the Joseph Linsey Brandeis Athletic Hall of Fame during ceremonies on March 31 in the Gosman Sports and Convocation Center on campus, Director of Athletics Sheryl Sousa ’90 and Friends of Brandeis Athletics (FOBA) President Jim Leahy '85 announced.

November 22, 2011
Fencers claim UAA Athlete of the Week honors after NFC opener
Junior foil Vikki Nunley for the women and men's rookie saber Adam Mandel and sophomore foil Julian Cardillo earned UAA Athlete of the Week honors.

November 19, 2011
Fencers go 8-3 at first NFC meet of season
Senior epee Alex Powell had the clinching point in a 14-13 win over MIT as the men went 4-1 and the women were 4-2.

November 8, 2011
Nunley, Mandel earn UAA Athlete of the Week honors
For their silver-medal performances at the NEIFC Fall Invitational, junior Vikki Nunley and rookie Adam Mandel earned UAA Athlete of the Week honors.

November 5, 2011
Nunley, Mandel claim silver, Cardillo bronze at 2011 Big One
Three Judges reached the podium at the 2011 Northeast Intercollegiate Fencing Conference Fall Invitational, with two reaching the finals.

October 27, 2011
Morehouse '00 earns sabre silver in Pan Am games
Brandeis graduate Tim Morehouse '00 added to his career medal haul with a silver at the 2011 Pan Am games in Guadalajara, Mexico.