Fencers head to NCAA Regionals

March 05, 2015

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. -- The Penn State men's and women's fencing teams are gearing up to travel to North Carolina this weekend for the Mid-Atlantic/Southern NCAA Regional competition on March 7. The competition is at Duke University and those fencers who rank the highest this weekend will continue on to  the NCAA National Championship March 19-22 at Ohio State.

Competing for the women this weekend:

Epee: Junior Jessica O'Neill-Lyublinsky (North Salem, N.Y.), sophomore Jessie Radanovich (Fresno, Calif.), and freshman Julia Higson (State College, Pa.).

Foil: Seniors Alina Antokhina (Moscow, Russia) and Kane Gladnick (Wynnewood, Pa.), junior Clarisse Luminet (Lyon, France), and sophomore Desree Ortega-Furgeson (Wyoming, Mich.).

Saber: Senior Elizabeth Rapp (Portland, Ore.), sophomore Teodora Kakhiani (Tbilisi, Georgia), and freshmen Kathryn Charpin (Setauket, N.Y.) and Karen Chang (Hong Kong).

Competing for the men this weekend:

Epee: Juniors Farzaan Karimi (Medfield, Mass.) and Yasser Mahmoud (Quincy, Mass.), and sophomores Oscar Tang (Stockholm, Sweden) and Conor Shepard (Colleyville, Texas).

Foil: Juniors Nobuo Bravo (San Francisco, Calif.) and David Gomez-Tanamachi (Mexico City, Calif.), and sophomores Howie Chan (Hong Kong) and Nicolas Graziano (Brooklyn, N.Y.).

Saber: Junior Kaito Streets (Redwood City, Calif.), sophomore Adam Lewicki (Oakland, N.J.), and freshmen Andrew Mackiewicz (Westwood, Mass.) and Khalil Thompson (Teaneck, N.J.). 

Last Updated March 05, 2015