The Fencing Club meets in Dahlgren Hall Monday through Friday, 1600-1800, and provides lessons for midshipmen who are beginners as well as advanced fencers. Navy fencers participate in regional and national men’s and women’s epee, foil, and saber competitions at the intercollegiate club level, as well as in U.S. Fencing Association open tournaments.
The Fencing team enjoyed more great success in 2016, and is off to a fine start for the 2016-2017 season:
- *** Navy women's saber are the 2016 USACFC National Champs! *** At the U.S. Association of Collegiate Fencing Clubs national championships on 3-4 April, our women's saber squad placed 1st for the second year in a row! Naomi Ngalle won the silver medal in individual women's saber (1st team All USA Fencing Team), also for the 2nd consecutive year. Other Navy fencers who finished among the top 16 in their weapons were Sara Shea (9th, women's saber), Sam Polsinelli (11th in men's saber), Jessica Miller (12th, women's foil), and Naadia Puri (15th, women's saber).
- *** Baltimore Washington Collegiate Fencing Conference (BWCFC) Saber Champs! *** Navy saber went undefeated in the Fall and Spring BWCFC meets to place first, and Navy placed 3rd in the overall team standings.
- *** Undefeated in the 2016 Fall BWCFC Meet! *** On November 13th, the mixed gender team racked up wins over James Madison, St. John's, St. Mary's, George Washington, George Mason, and Georgetown.