Congratulations to our fencer Nam Tran on 1st place at the Thanksgiving Throwdown! He also earned his C2013 rating and a cool hat!
Nam Tran at the Thanksgiving Throwdown
FSA also held another in-house competition for our Novice fencers. We are happy to have had so many fencers interested in learning more about competitions. Congrats to those who won free Thanksgiving pie as well!
We are proud to have so many of our fencers qualify for the upcoming Junior Olympics!
Danny Campbell, Nam Tran, and Kai Riley earned the top 3 positions in Cadet Men’s Epee
Avery Coble and Maryanne D’Souza came in 2nd and fourth place, respectively, in Cadet Women’s Epee
FSA fencers Avery Coble and MaryAnn D’Souza
Sean White, Kai Riley, Nam Tran, and Danny Campbell also secured the top 4 positions in Junior Men’s Epee
FSA fencers Sean While, Kai Riley, Nam Tran and Dan Campbell with their medals in Junior Men’s Epee
Congrats to Abby Murray, Alex Lipper, and Joseph Chong for their efforts and attendance at the competition as well!
William & Mary Halloween Open 11/2-11/3
1st Place: Doug Tableman
17th: Matt Peppe
25th: Kai Riley
28th: Nam Tran
2nd Place: John Carome
16th: Arjun Gupta
Tom Wright Memorial Veteran Fencing Tournament 11/3
10th place, Vet Epee: David Hitchcock
NJFA RYC Youth Competition 11/3
10th Place, Y14 Epee: Daniel Melbourne
Halloween “E” & Under Senior Mixed
6th place: Joseph Chong
8th place: Luke Holman
11th place: Abby Murray
We are very pleased with the results from our fencers this past week!
At the DCFC Champagne Challenge on 10/27 we got the following results for Senior Mixed Epee:
1st: Eric Boisse, earning A13
3rd: Coach Jon Normile
3rd: Doug Tableman, earning B13
12th: David Hitchcock
14th: Sean White
19th: Nam Tran
23rd: Kai Riley
Our fencers at the Champange Challenge – from left to right: David Hitchcock, Jon Normile, Doug Tableman, Kai Riley, Eric Boisse, Sean White, Nam Tran
Coaches Doug and Jon with guest fencer Eric Boisse at the Champagne Challenge
Danny Campbell also placed 6th at the Gutenburg SYC in New York on 10/26 in Y14 Men’s Epee. This will put him on the Y14 National Points list!
Danny Campbell at the SYC in NY
Nadia Eldeib also got 8th place at the Fencers Club Women’s Epee Grand Prix II in Senior Women’s Epee
Fantastic efforts from our fencers this month!!
FSA was glad to see our club members: Ben Adolphe, Long Tran, Daniel Melbourne, Drew Mitchum, Derek Kim, and Maryanne D’Souza at the Fall Regional Youth Circuit in Manassas, VA earlier this month.
Ben Adolphe got 2nd place in Y12 Mixed Epee
Long Tran got 3rd place in Y12 Mixed Epee
Top 8: Daniel Melbourne and Drew Mitchum
Keep up the good work!
From left to right: Long Tran, Ben Adolphe, Drew Mitchum, and Daniel Melbourne
We received some great emails from our fencers about results from competitions earlier in the week.
John Carome got 3rd place in the senior mixed foil event at the Baltimore Tractor Pull Open 2013 competition.
At the Back to School Brawl in Charlottesville, Drew Mitchum, Anya Michaelsen, Kai Riley, and Bill Markowitz were in attendance.
Kai Riley got 8th place and earned his E13 and Bill Markowitz got 7th place in their Senior Mixed Epee event.
Congratulations to all of our fencers!
Bill Markowitz and Kai Riley at the Back to School Brawl
Thanks to everyone who participated in an FSA summer fencing camp with our coaches this July and August. We had four successful camps with over 50 different beginner fencers. We look forward to having them back at our club again soon!
Be sure to check out our Facebook page for many more pictures
July 22nd camp attendees
July 29th camp strategy session
July 22nd camp fencing
Congratulations to Danny Campbell for earning his C2013 at the State Games of America in Harrisonburg, PA!!
Danny finished 3rd in his Junior Mixed Epee event at the competition
Danny Campbell with his third place medal
We look forward to seeing continued success from Danny and our other fencers!