2018-19 Yale Men's Fencing News

  • Wang Named Head Coach Of Men’s & Women’s Fencing Teams
    May 31, 2019
    Haibin Wang, a two-time Olympic medalist and an International Fencing Federation Hall of Fame member, has been named the head coach of Yale’s men’s and women’s fencing programs, Director of Athletics Vicky Chun announced.
  • Bulldogs Continue NCAA Academic Excellence
    May 02, 2019
    Thirteen Yale teams have been recognized for academic excellence after scoring in the top 10 percent of their sports in the most recent Academic Progress Rate results.
  • Soled ’16 Receives NCAA’s Walter Byers Postgraduate Scholarship
    April 23, 2019
    Derek Soled ’16, the captain of the 2015-16 men’s fencing team, has been selected by the NCAA as one of two recipients of a Walter Byers Postgraduate Scholarship. He is the first Yale student-athlete to earn the distinguished honor.
  • Ten Bulldogs Earn Winter Academic All-Ivy Honors
    April 11, 2019
    The Ivy League released its list of student-athletes selected for 2018-19 Academic All-Ivy honors in its winter sports today. There were 10 Bulldogs who thrived in their sport and in the classroom, as starters or key reserves on an officially recognized varsity team with 3.0 or better cumulative grade point averages honored.
  • Seventh Place Finish for Yale at NCAA Championships
    March 22, 2019
    After two days of fierce competition in the 2019 NCAA Championships, the Bulldogs have earned an impressive seventh place finish for Yale.
  • Promising Start for Bulldogs at NCAA Championships
    March 21, 2019
    The results for the first three rounds of the 2019 NCAA Championships are in, with Elis fighting hard in all three weapons.
  • Five Bulldogs Qualify for NCAA Championship
    March 12, 2019
    After a season of impressive fencing results and strong performances at Regionals, five Bulldogs have earned spots at Nationals, which will be held in Cleveland, Ohio from March 21 to 24. Twenty-six fencers in each weapon earn their places at the NCAA National Championships and competition for these slots is fierce.
  • Bulldogs Boast Strong Results at Regionals
    March 11, 2019
    At the NCAA Northeast Regionals, the Bulldogs finished the day with several outstanding performances, which should put many fencers in a strong enough position to qualify for Nationals.
  • Bulldogs Take On Regionals
    March 09, 2019
    After a spectacular season, Yale is sending ten fencers to compete in the NCAA Northeast Regionals, the maximum allowed number of fencers.
  • Harutunian Named Ivy League Coach Of The Year
    February 13, 2019
    It’s been a successful season for the Yale men’s fencing team. The Bulldogs placed third in the Ivy League, their best finish since 2011, and had the individual epee Ivy League champion. The architect of that success, legendary head coach Henry Harutunian, has been selected as the Ivy League Coach of the Year.
  • Bulldogs Undefeated, Shelanski Named Champion on Day Two of Ivies
    February 10, 2019
    At the final team competition of the season, the Bulldogs were victorious against both UPenn and Brown, earning third place in the Ivy League. Captain Isaac Shelanski earned the championship title for men’s epee
  • Yale Defeats Princeton on Day One of Ivies
    February 09, 2019
    While the Bulldogs faced some of its toughest opponents on the first day of Ivies, they finished with a 1-2 record.
  • Yale Hosting Ivies
    February 07, 2019
    The Bulldogs will be hosting the Ivy League Championship this weekend, when they will face formidable foes from Brown, Columbia, Penn, Princeton, and Harvard. 
  • Bulldogs Prevail at Home Meet
    February 03, 2019
    The Bulldogs had a highly successful home meet, winning against both Vassar and Sacred Heart.
  • Bulldogs Ready for Home Meet
    February 02, 2019
    The Bulldogs will compete on their home turf this Saturday, using this as an opportunity to recognize the team's seniors.
  • Bulldogs Finish Strong at Philadelphia Invitational
    January 20, 2019
    On the second day of the Philadelphia Invitational, the Bulldogs went 4-1 against challenging opponents. Because of the weather, several scheduled opponents were not able to attend, so the Elis has to adapt to different schools’ strategies and styles in order to be victorious.
  • Elis Head to Philadelphia Invitational
    January 19, 2019
    After a 4-1 finish at last week's tournament, the men's fencing team will be competing in the Philadelphia Invitational, hosted by the University of Pennsylvania.
  • Yale Finishes Day One of Philadelphia Invitational
    January 19, 2019
    At the Philadelphia Invitational, the men’s fencing team began the two-day tournament with a 1-1 record. Because of a predicted snowstorm, several schools didn’t arrive at the competition, so the Bulldogs needed to adapt to a schedule change as soon as they arrived at the venue.
  • Bulldogs Win Four Of Five Matches At Penn State Invitational
    January 13, 2019
    At one of their toughest tournaments of the season, the men’s fencing team finished the day with an impressive 4-1 record. After an unfortunate 17-10 loss against perennial powerhouse Penn State, the Bulldogs enjoyed a 24-3 victory over Haverford.
  • Bulldogs Ready for a Fight at Penn State Invitational
    January 12, 2019
    The men’s fencing team will be traveling to State College, PA, where they will compete at the Penn State Invitational, one of their toughest meets of the season. The Bulldogs are coming off of a demanding week of winter training, so are feeling stronger than ever going into the competition against formidable opponents.
  • Bulldogs Victorious At Brandeis Invitational
    December 02, 2018
    In their first official team competition of the year, the Bulldogs defeated four of five challengers -- BC, Brandeis, Saint John’s, and MIT -- losing to UNC. Senior Walter Musgrave and sophomore Cameron Allen finished the day with impressive 10-2 records.
  • Bulldogs Heading to Brandeis Invitational
    December 01, 2018
    The men's fencing team is prepared for its first team competition of the season, which will be held at Brandeis, in Waltham, Massachusetts on Sunday.
  • Strong Start for Bulldogs at Garret Open
    November 04, 2018
    The Yale men’s fencing team began the season strong at the Garret Open, hosted by Penn State University. Unlike most tournaments, fencers at the Garret Open compete as individuals.
  • Elis Ready for Garret Open
    November 01, 2018
    On Sunday, the men’s fencing team will compete at the Garret Open, hosted by Penn State University in State College, PA. Unlike at most tournaments of the season, fencers compete as individuals rather than as a team.