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2017-18 Fencing Results

Captains: Michael Denton & Simone Jones (epee), Christiana Moraga & Scott Lyons (saber), Emily Recupido & Nicholas Josten (foil)

 

Men’s Team: 8-6 in Dual Meets; 8th at Conference Championships

 

Varsity Medalists: Red Devil Invitational: 3rd(t) in MS - Kevin Ham ‘19, 3rd(t) in WE; Catholic Memorial HS Invitational: 7th in ME - earning an E2017 rating - Kevin Yu ‘18.

 

JV Medalists: HF JV Teams: 1st in ME - Kevin Yu ‘18, Matthew Tan ‘19, Zuriel Richardson ‘20; 3rd(t) in WF - Maritza Spott ‘19, Courtney Harris ’19, Alanna Leedy ‘20; JV Championship, GLHSFC: 1st in ME - earning a D2018 rating - Kevin Yu ‘18, 2nd in MS - Jacob Nieto ‘19, 3rd(t) in ME - earning an E2018 rating - Matthew Tan ‘19, 5th in ME - Benny Nguyen ‘20, 6th in WF - Maritza Spott ‘19.

 

Victories

Defeats

Evanston Township HS 21-6

New Trier HS 5-22

Maine West HS 17-10

Deerfield/Highland Park 11-18

Catholic Memorial HS 20-7

Libertyville/Vernon Hills 10-17

Brookfield Academy 17-10

Stevenson HS 5-22

Marian Central CHS 18-9

Culver Academy 7-20

U of Chicago Laboratory 17-10

 

Lowell HS 17-10

 

Glenbrook South HS 10-17

 

Homewood-Flossmoor HS 15-12

 

 

Women’s Team: 11-3 in Dual Meets; 5th at Conference Championships

 

Varsity Medalists: Red Devil Invitational: 3rd(t) in WE - Simone Jones ‘18, 5th in WE - Ugochinyere Ndukwe ‘18, 7th in WF - Ariel Castillo ‘19; Catholic Memorial High School Invitational: 8th in WE - Ugochinyere Ndukwe ‘18; Deerfield-Highland Park HS Invitational: 5th in WE - Danae’ Conigan ‘18, 7th in WE - Ugochinyere Ndukwe ‘18, 8th in WE - Kaylyn Bradshaw ‘19, 8th in WF - Maritza Spott ‘19; Illinois State Championship: Kaylyn Bradshaw ‘19 - 8th in WE.

 

JV Medalists: HF JV Teams: 3rd(t) in WF - Maritza Spott ‘19, Courtney Harris ’19, Alanna Leedy ‘20; JV Championship, GLHSFC: 6th in WF - Maritza Spott ‘19.



Victories

Defeats

Glenbrook South HS 18-9

New Trier HS 5-22

Evanston Township HS 24-3

Stevenson HS 7-20

Maine West HS 22-5

Culver Academy 8-19

Catholic Memorial HS 21-6

 

Brookfield Academy 22-5

 

Marian Central CHS 23-4

 

U of Chicago Laboratory 25-2

 

Homewood-Flossmoor HS 24-3

 

Lowell HS 22-5

 

Deerfield/Highland Park 20-7

 

Libertyville/Vernon Hills 18-9

 


2016-17 Fencing Results

Captains: Michael Denton (epee), Christiana Moraga (saber), Emily Recupido (foil)

 

Men’s Team: 7-7 in Dual Meets; 9th at Conference Championships

JV Medalists: HF JV Teams 3rd in Men’s Foil -  Cole Chambers ‘19, Nicholas Josten ‘18, Kyle Kwok ‘20; HF JV Teams 3rd in Men’s Sabre - Kevin Ham ‘19, Jacob Nieto ‘19, Gabriel Richardson ‘19; JV Championship 1st in Men’s Sabre - Kevin Ham ’19

 

Victories

Defeats

Evanston Township HS 20-7

New Trier HS 8-19

Maine West HS 19-8

Glenbrook South HS 12-15

Catholic Memorial HS 20-7

Deerfield/Highland Park 8-19

Brookfield Academy 14-13

Libertyville/Vernon Hills 6-21

Marian Central CHS 22-5

Stevenson HS 2-25

U of Chicago Laboratory 17-10

Culver Academy 4-23

Lowell HS 16-11

Homewood-Flossmoor HS 7-17

 

Women’s Team: 9-5 in Dual Meets; 6th at Conference Championships

Varsity Medalist: Kaylyn Bradshaw ‘19 - 7th in Women’s Epee at the Midwest Open.

JV Medalists: HF JV Teams 2nd in Women’s Foil - Angelica Beers ‘19, Ariel Castillo ‘19, Lisette Kelly ‘18; HF JV Teams 3rd in Women’s Epee: Kaylyn Bradshaw ‘19, Danaé Conigan ‘18, Ashley Denton ‘20; HF JV Teams 3rd in Women’s Sabre - Melanie Chio ‘19, Jordyn Allen ‘18. Imani Barnes ‘19, Gemmia Deadmon ‘19; JV Championship 5th in Women’s Foil - Angelica Beers ‘19

 

Victories

Defeats

Glenbrook South HS 17-10

New Trier HS 4-23

Evanston Township HS 20-7

Deerfield/Highland Park 9-18

Maine West HS 21-6

Libertyville/Vernon Hills 13-14

Catholic Memorial HS 14-13

Stevenson HS 2-25

Brookfield Academy 18-9

Culver Academy 4-23

Marian Central CHS 21-6

 

U of Chicago Laboratory 24-3

 

Homewood-Flossmoor HS 18-9

 

Lowell HS 17-10

 

 

2015-16 Fencing Results

 

Captains: Megan Chio, Jacob Schwarz, Austin Fritzgerald

 

Men’s Team

Dual Meets: 6 Victories and 8 Defeats

 

VICTORIES

DEFEATS

Maine West HS 30-18

New Trier HS 9-39

Evanston Township HS 26-22

Stevenson HS 13-35

Glenbrook South HS 28-20

Culver Academy 8-40

Catholic Memorial HS 27-21

Deerfield/Highland Park HS 12-36

Marian Central Catholic HS 33-18

Libertyville/Vernon Hills HS 17-34

Lowell HS 33-18

Brookfield Academy 18-30

 

Homewood-Flossmoor HS 22-26

 

U of Chicago Laboratory HS 23-25

 

Varsity Medalists: Midwest Open, 7th in men's saber - Kevin Ham '19; Conference Championship, 8th in men's saber - Evan Wieringa '17. JV Medalist: JV Championship 2nd in men's foil - Quinn Kirchner '18

 

Conference Championships: the men's team finished 7th out of the 15 schools in the Great Lakes HS Fencing Conference.

 

Women’s Team

Dual Meets: 8 victories and 6 defeats

 

VICTORIES

DEFEATS

Maine West HS 29-19

New Trier HS 5-43

Evanston Township HS 35-13

Stevenson HS 2-46

Glenbrook South HS 41-7

Culver Academy 7-39

Brookfield Academy 32-16

Deerfield/Highland Park HS 15-33

Marian Central Catholic HS 32-16

Libertyville/Vernon Hills HS 21-27

Lowell HS 27-21

Catholic Memorial HS 21-27

Homewood-Flossmoor HS 30-18

 

U of Chicago Laboratory HS 26-24

 

 

JV Medalists: HF JV Teams, 3rd place in women's foil- Emily Recupido '18, Lisette Kelly '18, Ariel Castillo '19; HF JV Teams 3rd place in women's saber - Sarah Jackson '18, Christiana Moraga '18, Melanie Chio '19; JV Championship 3rd place in women's epee - Ugochinyere Ndukwe '18

Conference Championships: the women's team finished 4th out of the 15 schools in the Great Lakes HS Fencing Conference.

 

2014-15 Results  

Captains: Alexis Castillo, David Naranjo, Phoenix Burnett

Women's Team - 21 fencers; 8-5 in Dual Meets; 4th at Conference Championships; 11 out of 21 had their best varsity finish at Championships

 

Men's Team - 11 fencers; 5-8 in Dual Meets; 12th at Conference Championships; 9 out of 11 had their best varsity finish at Championships

2013-14 Results

Captains: Kevin Kwok, Alexis Castillo, Andrew Tolbert & Phillip Block

Dual Meets - Men’s Team: 5th overall in conference with 6 wins and 5 losses; wins vs. Maine West, Catholic Memorial, Marian Central, Homewood-Flossmoor, Lab, Brookfield and Evanston.

Dual Meets - Women’s Team: 8th overall in conference with 4 wins and 7 losses; wins vs. Marian Central, Homewood-Flossmoor, Brookfield, and Evanston.

Junior Varsity Medalists: JV Team Competition: Sierra Jones and Gabreale Rucker finished 2nd in Women’s Team Epee. JV Championship at Marian Central – women’s medalists: Megan Chio -2nd Saber, Gabreale Rucker -6th Epee, Christiana Harris -8th Epee; men’s medalist: Phoenix Burnett -6th Epee.
 

Varsity Medalists: Mens Team -- Andrew Tolbert (epee) - 7th at Catholic Memorial, 7th at the Midwest Open, 1st at the Red Devil Invitational, # in Dual Meets. Kevin Kwok (foil) – 1st at the Red Devil Invitational, # in Dual Meets. Womens Team -- Mary Hardig (saber) – 3rd at the Red Devil Invitational; Sierra Jones 1st and Gabreale Rucker 3rd (epee) at the Red Devil Invitational; Alexis Castillo 1st and Jacqueline Johnson 2nd (foil) at the Red Devil Invitational.

Other Awards: Kevin Kwok was awarded the Peter Morrison Sportsmanship Award by the Great Lakes HS Fencing Conference. Andrew Tolbert and Mary Hardig accepted scholarships to fence for McKendree University in Lebanon, Illinois, becoming the first two members of the school’s inaugural fencing program.

2012-13 Results

Captains: Jeremy Williams, Alex Wieringa, Melen Skurka & Laura Maro

2012-13 wrap-up: In dual meets, both men’s and women’s teams posted 4-5 records. The men’s team beat Catholic Memorial, Homewood-Flossmoor, Marian Central and University of Chicago Lab. The women’s team beat Deerfield-Highland Park, Homewood-Flossmoor, Maine West and Marian Central. Men’s epee went 8-1, losing only to New Trier, and ending the day in a three way tie for 1st place, resolved by indicators (touches scored minus touches received received) for a 3rd place finish.

Varsity Medalists: Andrew Tolbert placed 8th in epee at the Dual Meets Tournament. John Kirschenheiter placed 7th in epee at the Midway Classic (U High, Chicago) and 8th in the Varsity Championships. Kevin Kwok placed 6th in Foil, also at the Varsity Championships. Melen Skurka tied for 3rd in Saber at the Midway Classic and Laura Maro placed 4th in Saber in the Varsity Championships.

 

2011-12 Results

Captains: Shannon Obbagy, Matthew Wilk, Dillon Domke 2011-2012 wrap-up: In dual meets, Marian's men's and women's teams went 4-5. Both teams had victories over Homewood-Flossmoor, Marian Central, and U of Chicago Lab School; the men won their match against Maine West and the women won against Deerfield/Highland Park.

Junior Varsity Medalists: at the Homewood-Flossmoor HS JV Team Tournament, Kevin Kwok, Joe Rivera, Gabe Rohn & Jeremy Williams earned 1st place in men's foil, John Kirschenheiter, Alex Wieringa & Andrew Tolbert earned 2nd place in men's epee and Fred Lam, Antonio Davis & Brian Coleman also earned 2nd place in men's epee.  In addition, Jackie Johnson earned 1st place in women's foil as part of a combined team with Marian Central. At the J-V Championship at Marian Central, Kevin Kwok earned 5th in men's foil, Andrew Tolbert tied for 3rd in men's epee, Alex Wieringa earned 2nd in men's epee and John Kirschenheiter earned 1st in men's epee.

Varsity Medalists: John Kirschenheiter earned 8th in men's epee at Catholic Memorial HS Invitational, and Laura Maro earned 6th in women's saber in the Dual Meets Tournament and 4th in women's saber at the Midway Classic (U High, Chicago).

2010 Results

Our JV medalists were: women's epee: Simiola Babayode '13 - 7th, men's epee: John Kirschenheiter '13 - 6th, Andrew Tolbert '14 - tied for 3rd; women's saber: Melen Skurka '13 - tied for 7th and Laura Maro '13 - 5th. Laura also earned a medal in the dual meets, placing 7th overall among women's varsity saber fencers for the second consecutive year.

2009 Results

Captains: Brianna Wegrzyn & Tommy Sullivan

This year's team had 12 seniors, 6 juniors, 7 sophomores and 16 freshmen. With so many young fencers it was a building year for Spartan fencing, but also one that shows great promise for the future.

The Great Lakes HS Fencing Conference sponsored 2 days of dual meets so that, for the first time, every school in the conference could fence head to head. Marian had a dual meet record of 2-7, chalking up victories against Marian Central Catholic and University of Chicago Laboratory HS. Women's Saber had the best overall results at 4-5 with additional wins over Homewood-Flossmoor and Deerfield-Highland Park.

2008 Results

Captains: Sandy Denton '09 and Gregory Gordon '09

Marian added men's and women's saber teams, completing our team to include all three Olympic fencing weapons.  Hosting our first-ever home meet, we defeated Homewood-Flossmoor HS by a score of 198-181.

 

Marian fencers competed in seven tournaments, bringing home multiple medals. Medalists, led by Sandy Denton '09 (two 1sts, one 2nd, two 3rds, one 4th in women's epee), included Greg Gordon '09 (8th at Marian Central, 1st at Deerfield/Highland Park, both in men's saber) Tommy Sullivan '10 (7th in men's foil at New Trier), and, also at Deerfield/Highland Park, in men's epee, 2nd - Alex Block '09, 5th - Thomas Roome '09, 6th - Douglas Davenport '09; in women's saber, 3rd - Emma Young '12; and in women's foil, 6th - Ve'Amber Miller '11.

 

Men's Epee earned a 3rd place trophy at the Great Lakes High School Fencing Conference championship for their overall tournament finishes. The varsity men's epee squad included Alex Block '09, Thomas Roome '09, Douglas Davenport '09 and John Hanauer '10. In addition: Alex Block '09 qualified for and competed in the Junior Olympic Championship in men's epee, his second consecutive appearance.

2007 Results

Captains: Liz Wilk '08 and Zakary Zimmerman '08

Marian foil and epee fencers competed in eight tournaments, regularly placing multiple fencers in the top 25 percent. Tommy Sullivan '10 placed 7th in men's foil in the Novice/Junior Varsity Championship tournament at Marian Central, Woodstock. In addition: Alex Block '09 qualified for and competed in the Junior Olympic Championship in men's epee.

2006 Results

Captains: Kathleen Halpin '07 and Caitlin Listro '07

Marian fielded men's and women's teams in foil and epee, competing in four tournaments. Sean Conley '09 won Marian's first-ever medals with a 4th place finish in men's foil at the Stevenson Invitational and a 8th place finish in the Novice/Junior Varsity Championship tournament at Marian Central, Woodstock. 

2005 Results

Marian fielded men's and women's foil teams, competing in seven tournaments and putting up good results in dual meets against local rival Homewood-Flossmoor HS and Marian Central Catholic HS.