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Dec 7, 2014
W2-L2 Brandeis Invitational
Final
vs. Yale (17-10), St. Johns (9-18), Johns Hopkins (15-12), Air Force (11-16)
No events today
November 4, 2014 Mandel, Mattos earn UAA Fencer of the Week honors The Brandeis duo have combined for UAA weekly honors 25 times in their career after earning medals at The Big One this weekend.
November 1, 2014 Mandel defends sabre title at Big One as Judges produce six medalists Senior Adam Mandel reached his fourth final and won his second title, as three Brandeis sabre fencers reached the final four. Two Brandeis men's foilists and one women's foil also reached the podium.
September 11, 2014 Be Bold, Be Bald Fundraiser comes to Brandeis Thanks to the work of Max Berner '16 and James Machado '16, the Brandeis Athletics community is hoping to come together to raise money for cancer research with a unique campaign.
September 3, 2014 Introducing We The Jury The new program that rewards Brandeis students for their support of the Judges!
July 9, 2014 Fencers travel to compete in Korea Brandeis NOW covered the Judges' five-day excursion to Korea with a story written by one of their former captains, Julian Cardillo '14.
April 30, 2014 Announcing the 2014 Brandeis Department of Athletics Award Winners On Wednesday, April 30, Director of Athletics Sheryl Sousa '90 handed out the department's annual end-of-season awards.
April 4, 2014 Brandeis to celebrate third annual Division III Week With 'Deis Day, varsity contests and other beneficial program, the Judges' Celebration of Division III Week kicks off April 6.
March 23, 2014 Fencers finish 21st at NCAA Championships Junior sabre fencer Adam Mandel was 15th overall, while classmate Noah Berman was 23rd in foil. Mandel (9 pts), Berman (5 pts) and Caroline Mattos (4 pts) helped the Judges to the same finish as in 2013.
Bill Shipman Bill Shipman Head Coach 781-736-3650

Bill Shipman came to Brandeis in 1981 as the head coach of both men's and women's fencing and has continued the long tradition of fencing excellence at Brandeis. His men's team won the 1989 University Athletic Association championship and finished runner-up six times. His women's team has won four UAA titles, including the three straight from 1993-95, and finished runner-up twice.  In 2013, the Judges took home the New England Intercollegiate Fencing Championship crown in their home of the Gosman Athletic Center.

Prior to his arrival here, Shipman served as an assistant coach at the University of Pennsylvania from 1978-1981. He has a bachelor of arts in education with a major in Physical Education from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and a masters degree in Recreation and Parks Administation from Clemson University.

Shipman has been selected seven times as a coach for the United States Olympic Festival, one of only eight selected each year. He served on the NCAA Fencing Committee from 1996-99. The Brandeis coaching staff was named as the UAA Staff of the Year several times.

Shipman was honored as the United States Fencing Coaches Association Coach of the Year in 1994, the first year Brandeis hosted the NCAA Fencing championships and one of his women fencers, Kristin Foellmer, won All-American honors by finishing third in the foil.

In 1999, Shipman served as chair of the NCAA Men's and Women's Fencing Committee as Brandeis served as host school for the second time. One of his fencers, Tim Morehouse '00 earned All-American honors by finishing fourth in the men's sabre that year. Morehouse went on to become the first Brandeisian in University history to qualify for the Olympic Games, traveling to Beijing in 2008, where he helped the saber squad to the silver medal, and returning to the London Games in 2012. Morehouse is now known as America's "Face of Fencing".

Shipman is an accredited fencing master, who coaches at the Boston Fencing Club in addition to his duties at Brandeis.

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