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Fencing: Northwestern sets sights on two rivals at Midwest Fencing Conference Championship

Alex Lederman, Reporter

February 26, 2014

Filed under Fencing, Sports, Top Sports Stories, Winter Sports

This weekend marks the start of what Northwestern has waited for all season: the playoffs. The No. 9 Wildcats (34-9) will travel to South Bend, Ind., for the Midwest Fencing Conference Championship at Notre Dame on Saturday and Sunday. I...

SESP sophomore to represent club fencing team at Junior Olympics

Alex Lederman, Reporter

February 13, 2014

Filed under Fencing, Latest Stories, Sports, Winter Sports

Alistair Murray will represent Northwestern men’s club fencing in Portland, Ore., this weekend at the 2014 Junior Olympic Fencing Championships. Murray, a SESP sophomore from Mountain Lakes, N.J., will join freshmen varsity...

Fencing: Wildcats fall to top-10 foes in season’s final dual meet

Alex Lederman, Reporter

February 10, 2014

Filed under Fencing, Sports, Winter Sports

No. 9 Northwestern traveled to South Bend, Ind. for the Notre Dame Duals this weekend and came home with losses to three ranked opponents — No. 2 Ohio State, No. 4 Notre Dame and No. 6 Penn State.  “Win or lose dual ...

Fencing: Wildcats emerge from busy weekend with strong results

Alex Lederman, Reporter

February 3, 2014

Filed under Fencing, Sports, Winter Sports

Northwestern (31-6) welcomed schools from around the country to Evanston this weekend and walked away from the NU Duals with eight wins and two losses. The No. 7 Wildcats split the four matches they most anticipated, defeating r...

Fencing: Northwestern plays host, looks to challenge nations’ top teams in NU Duals

Alex Lederman, Reporter

January 29, 2014

Filed under Fencing, Sports, Winter Sports

After road trips that took the team to both coasts, Northwestern finally gets to fight on its home turf this weekend at the NU Duals. Coach Laurie Schiller feels confident. “I feel like we should be going at least 9-1 th...

Fencing: Wildcats see mixed results over East Coast weekend

Alex Lederman, Reporter

January 27, 2014

Filed under Fencing, Sports, Winter Sports

Northwestern suffered its first losses of the season at the NYU and Philadelphia Invitationals in a weekend of mixed results. Saturday in New York, the No. 7 Wildcats (23-4) went 3-3, defeating Yale, Wayne State and NYU, but losing...

Fencing: Veteran Courtney Dumas anchors Northwestern squad in solid weekend outing

Ellie Friedmann and Alex Lederman

January 21, 2014

Filed under Fencing, Sports, Winter Sports

On a team that’s almost half freshmen, it was a veteran who shone for the Wildcats (16-0) this weekend at the USFA North American Cup in Virginia Beach, Va. Junior Courtney Dumas stole the show with a sixth-place finish out of...