Men's fencing defeats Cornell, MIT at Brandeis Invitational

Nick Quan '24 (Photo by
Nick Quan '24 (Photo by

WALTHAM, Mass. – The Brandeis University fencing teams combined to post four wins today at the 2022 Brandeis Invitational, with the men's and women's teams each winning twice in the Gosman Athletic Center.


  • Men, 7-6.
  • Women, 8-8.


  • Brandeis def. Cornell, 15-12
  • Brandeis l. Yale, 11-16
  • Brandeis l. St. John's, 11-16
  • Brandeis def. MIT, 16-11
  • Brandeis l. Brown, 12-15


  • Brandeis l. Cornell, 4-23
  • Brandeis l. Yale, 6-21
  • Brandeis l. St. John's 12-15
  • Brandeis def. MIT, 16-11
  • Brandeis def. Tufts, 14-13
  • Brandeis l. Brown, 9-18


  • The Judges' best round of the day came against Division III rivals MIT, when both the men and women won by 16-11 scores. The men were paced by a 7-2 win sabre, while an 8-1 win in foil was decisive for the women.
  • The Brandeis women followed up with a narrow 14-13 win over Tufts. All three weapons were decided by 5-4 scores, with Brandeis taking the wins in sabre and epee and the Jumbos capturing foil. Senior Maggie Shealy (Chapel Hill, N.C./East Chapel Hill) had the decisive sabre win, while sophomore Calla Lee (Duluth, Ga. / Lambert) had the win for the epeeists.
  • The men's other win came in the opening round against Cornell with a 15-12 win thanks to a 7-2 advantage by the sabre squad that balanced 5-4 wins by the Big Red.
  • Overall, the men's sabre squad had the team's best day, going undefeated in five matches, all decided by 7-2 or 6-3 scores.
  • Sabre also had the best day for the women, going 3-3 on the day.



  • The Judges return to action next semester on Jan. 22 for the second Northeast Fencing Conference meet of the season at Boston College.