December 4, 2008

Bulldogs to Fence at Brandeis Invitational

Dec. 4, 2008

NEW HAVEN, Conn. - The Yale women's fencing team kicks off their season of team competition this Sunday in Waltham, Mass. at the Brandeis Invitational. The team will begin competition at 9 a.m.

Nine Yale fencers, making up three squads by weapon, will travel to face teams from Boston College, Saint John's, Brandeis and MIT. Each fencer will fence all three members of the opposing team in her weapon class. Each weapon squad will thus fence nine bouts. The winner is determined by the total twenty-seven bouts.

Yale will be represented by the following fencers:

Foil
Jillian Liu
Katharine Pitt
Valeria Makeeva

Epee
Rebecca Moss
Abigail Fraeman
Pruittiporn Kerdchoochuen

Sabre
Katherine Arden
Farrah Kimovec
Andrea Feuer

Report filed by Dominique Fenton '10, Yale Sports Publicity