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Conference Championships Results: Fencing

This past weekend, Saturday Feb. 25 and Sunday, Feb. 26, Lawrence University concluded a successful season when they finished third in the Midwest Fencing Conference Championships (MFCC) at Ohio State University. The event had individual and team-based only competition with 22 fencing teams from 22 universities compete in men’s and women’s foil, épée and sabre

Lawrence Fencing performs well at Badger Open

Last week the Lawrence Fencing team began their season with the Badger open at the University of Wisconsin. Both the men’s and women’s teams came out focused and ready to win. The lady Vikings completely ransacked their opponents, winning 4-0 versus the Big Ten institutions. They defeated Wisconsin 10-8, 16-2 against Iowa, and had dramatic

Athlete of the Week: Nathan Schlesinger (Fencing)

This week I sat down with freshman Nathan Schlesinger of the Lawrence Fencing Team. Schlesinger represented Lawrence at the NCAA Championships, finishing 24th in men’s foil with one victory over 23 bouts. He is the first Lawrence fencer to qualify for the NCAA Championships since 2001. Gabe Chapman: Tell me about the NCAA Championships. How

Athlete of the Week: Kali Thibault (Fencing)

This week, I sat down with senior and Lawrence University Fencing Team Captain Kali Thibault to discuss the upcoming season, her role as captain and her love of fencing.   Gabe Chapman: What are you looking forward to this season? Kali Thibault: I guess seeing the accumulation of all of my hard work and the

Fencing stays competitive at Northwestern Duals

The Lawrence University Men’s and Women’s Fencing teams competed at the Northwestern Duals over the weekend on the campus of the University of Notre Dame. The men’s team went 2-6 overall, recording victories over California Institute of Technology (Caltech) and Northwestern University. The women posted a record of 1-9 over the course of the two-day

Fencing team finishes eighth at MFC Championships

The Lawrence University fencing team competed in the Midwest Fencing Conference (MFC) Championships this past weekend at the University of Notre Dame in South Bend, Ind. Competing against teams such as Ohio State, Michigan State and the University of Chicago, the Vikings finished eighth overall, as the women finished seventh and the men eleventh. Lawrence

Fencing team picks up five victories at NU Duels

In their second Northwestern University (NU) Duals tournament of the season, the Lawrence University fencing team registered their first losing record in a competition. Coming into this weekend’s NU Duals, Lawrence carried a lot of momentum from the dominating performance at the season’s first Duals in early November. However, the team was only able to