2011-12 Yale Women's Fencing News

April 23, 2012
Yale Fencing Holds Banquet, Elects Captains
The new captains for next season were announced and several players received awards for their efforts this past season at the Yale fencing teams' annual end of year banquet. Sophomore Cornelius Saunders will captain the men’s team while junior Robyn Shaffer was elected to lead the women’s team for another year.

April 11, 2012
Winter Academic All-Ivy Announced
The Ivy League has released its list of student-athletes selected for 2011-12 Academic All-Ivy honors in its winter sport, and 10 Bulldogs were honored.

March 22, 2012
Miller Heads to Nationals
Freshman Lauren Miller of the Yale women's fencing team will head to Ohio State in Columbus, Ohio, for the Mar. 22-25 NCAA National Championship.

March 22, 2012
Seventh-Place Finish for Miller at Nationals
Competing in her first NCAA National Championship, freshman Lauren Miller claimed seventh place in a powerful foil field during Mar. 22-23 in Columbus, Ohio.

March 11, 2012
Yale Fencers Compete at NCAA Regionals
With its regular season at a close, the Yale women’s fencing team is hard at work preparing to compete at the NCAA Regional Championship at Boston College in Chestnut Hill, Mass. on Mar. 11.

March 11, 2012
Miller Advances to NCAA National Championship
With eight members of the Yale women’s fencing team competing at the Mar. 11 NCAA Regional Championship at Boston College in Chestnut Hill, Mass., freshman Lauren Miller put in a stellar effort to advance to the Mar. 22-25 NCAA National Championship.

February 26, 2012
Yale Heads to Collegiate Squad Championships
Heading to NYU for the second United States College Squad Championships on Feb. 26, the Yale women’s fencing team will look to improve upon its performance last year in New York.

February 26, 2012
Bulldogs Take Eighth Place
At the second United Stated Collegiate Squad Championships in New York on Feb. 26, the Yale women’s fencing notched up an eighth-place finish.

February 12, 2012
Bulldogs Claim Fifth at Ivy League Championships
The Yale women’s fencing team finished up the Feb. 11-12 Ivy League Championship in fifth place, after a difficult second day of competition in Coxe Cage that saw the team go 2-4 in overall competition.

February 11, 2012
Bulldogs Ready for Ivy League Championships at Home
When the Yale women’s fencing team competes for the Ivy League Championship at Coxe Cage on Feb. 11-12, the Bulldogs will draw confidence from their lopsided victories in recent weeks.

February 11, 2012
Yale in Third Spot After Day One
After the first day of competition at the Feb. 11-12 Ivy League Championships, the Yale women’s fencing team finds itself in a tie for third spot after posting a 2-1 record at Coxe Cage.

February 4, 2012
Bulldogs Host Vassar and Drew
After a strong 15-12 victory against Sacred Heart on Jan. 28, the Yale women’s fencing team will take on Vassar at Payne Whitney Gymnasium on Feb. 4.

February 4, 2012
Yale Routs Drew and Vassar
The Yale women’s fencing team put up a stellar performance at Payne Whitney Gymnasium on Feb. 4, beating out Vassar 19-8 and Drew 26-1.

January 28, 2012
Back Home Against Sacred Heart
The Yale women’s fencing team will look to rebound after a tough NYU Invitational last weekend as it takes on Sacred Heart at Payne Whitney Gymnasium on Jan. 28.

January 28, 2012
Yale Tops Sacred Heart at Home
At Payne Whitney Gymnasium after a tough season on the road, the Yale women’s fencing team achieved a strong 15-12 victory against Sacred Heart in a Jan. 28 match-up.

January 22, 2012
Bulldogs Head to NYU Invitational
After working its way through a tough fall season, the Yale women’s fencing will open its spring season at the Jan. 22 NYU Invitational, held this year at the Coles Sports Center in New York.

January 22, 2012
Women Open Season at NYU
It was a tough day out for the Yale women’s fencing team, which fought its way through the Jan. 22 NYU Invitational at the Coles Sports Center in New York to end Sunday with a 1-4 split, matching last year’s record.

December 4, 2011
Yale to Compete at Brandeis Invitational
The Yale women’s fencing team will wrap up fall competition this weekend when it travels to Waltham, Mass., for the Dec. 4 Brandeis Invitational.

December 4, 2011
Tough Day at Brandeis Invitational
It was a difficult day for the Yale women’s fencing team at the Dec. 4 Brandeis Invitational, hosted by Brandeis University at Waltham, Mass. The team battled its way through competition, finishing up Sunday with a 2-3 record.

November 20, 2011
Bulldogs Conclude First Competition of Season
Captain Robyn Shaffer provided the highlight for Yale’s first weekend of fencing in 2011-12, placing 16th in the epee competition this weekend at Penn State’s Garret Open. This was the Bulldogs’ first action since their 12th-place finish at the NCAA Championship last spring.

November 19, 2011
Bulldogs Kick Off Season with Penn State Open
After a difficult past season, the Yale women's fencing team will begin a new season this weekend with the Nov. 19-20 Penn State Garret Open, held in State College, Pa.

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