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Eight Medal Wins for TMFC Fencers at the Ben Gutenberg RYC/RJCC & Div IA Local

Pictured: Myles Duckett and Inkosi Brou with TMFC coaches Diana and Ziad

Pictured: Myles Duckett and Inkosi Brou with TMFC coaches Diana and Ziad

Highlights:

  • Madison Duckett won a Top-8 Medal in Cadet Women's Saber

  • Seth Edelman won a Top-8 Medal in Junior Men's Saber

  • Richard Li won a Bronze Medal in Cadet Men's Foil

  • Madison Duckett won a Gold Medal in Youth-14 Women's Saber

  • Audrey Young won a Top-8 Medal in Youth-14 Women's Saber

  • Myles Duckett won a Gold Medal in Youth-12 Men's Saber

  • Inkosi Brou won a Silver Medal in Youth-12 Men's Saber

  • Madison Duckett won a Top-8 Medal in Junior Women's Saber

Brockport, NY (October 2019) - Nine fencers from Tim Morehouse Fencing Club competed in the Ben Gutenberg RYC/RJCC & Div IA Local, achieving eight medal wins! They were accompanied by Coach Diana and Coach Ziad, who provided incredible training and support throughout the weekend. Our fencers came home with four Top-8 Medals, one Bronze Medal, one Silver Medal, and two Gold Medals.

Pictured: Madison Duckett

Pictured: Madison Duckett

Notably, Madison Duckett won three medals in this tournament and earned her E19! This included her first Junior RJCC medal - a Top-8 Medal in Junior Women's Saber. She also achieved a Top-8 Medal in Cadet Women's Saber and a Gold Medal in Youth-14 Women's Saber.

Pictured: Seth Edelman and Coach Diana

Pictured: Seth Edelman and Coach Diana

Seth Edelman won his first Junior level medal. He came 6th in Junior Men's Saber, achieving a Top-8 Medal in the category.

Pictured: Myles Duckett and Inkosi Brou

Pictured: Myles Duckett and Inkosi Brou

Additionally, TMFC fencers won two medals in Y-12 Men’s Saber. Myles Duckett won a Gold Medal and Inkosi Brou won a Silver Medal!

Congratulations to all our amazing fencers who participated this past weekend.

Full Results: https://fencingtimelive.com/tournaments/eventSchedule/AF6F014E90A544539E0638F04418DE52#today

Members of Tim Morehouse Fencing Club Win Two Silver Medals at the Fairfax Challenge SYC/RCC & Y8

Pictured: Nick Rusadze won a Bronze Medal in Y12 Men's Foil

Pictured: Nick Rusadze won a Bronze Medal in Y12 Men's Foil

Pictured: Michael Grigoriev competing in Y8 Men's Foil

Pictured: Michael Grigoriev competing in Y8 Men's Foil

Highlights:

  • Silver Medal for Charlotte Young in Youth-10 Women's Saber

  • Silver Medal for Alina Zhang in Youth-14 Women's Foil

  • Bronze Medal for Nickolas Rusadze in Youth-12 Men's Foil

  • Top-8 Medal for Aster Oh Youth-10 Men's Saber

  • Top-8 Medal for Alina Zhang in Cadet Women's Foil

  • Top-8 Medal for Aria Bevacqua in Youth-12 Women's Saber

  • Top-8 Medal for Charlotte Young in Youth-12 Women's Saber

  • Top-8 Medal for Sophia Wong in Youth-14 Women's Foil

  • Top-8 Medal for Shaun Kim in Youth-12 Men's Saber

  • Top-8 Medal for Triton Oh in Youth-12 Men's Saber

Fredericksburg, VA (September 2019) - 30 fencers from Tim Morehouse Fencing Club competed in the Fairfax Challenge SYC/RCC & Y8 this past weekend. They were accompanied by two of our amazing saber coaches - Lancelot Dyke and Diana Hoyos Ruiz. Our students competed in 15 distinct categories during this three-day tournament, achieving impressive results. Fencers from our club won two Silver Medals, one Bronze Medal, and seven Top-8 Medals.

Charlotte Young won a Silver Medal in Youth-10 Women's Saber and Alina Zhang won a Silver Medal in Youth-14 Women's Foil. Nickolas Rusadze won a Bronze Medal in Youth-12 Men's Foil. Additionally, Top-8 Medals were achieved by Aster Oh in Youth-10 Men's Saber, Alina Zhang in Cadet Women's Foil, Aria Bevacqua in Youth-12 Women's Saber, Charlotte Young in Youth-12 Women's Saber, Sophia Wong in Youth-14 Women's Foil, Shaun Kim in Youth-12 Men's Saber, and Triton Oh in Youth-12 Men's Saber.

Congratulations everyone!!

Full Club Results Below:

Youth-14 Men's Saber

  • 16 Gabriel McCarthy

  • 31 Shaun Kim

  • 33 Triton Oh

  • 45 Charles Leonard

Youth-10 Men's Foil

  • 9 Jackson Wong

Youth-14 Women's Saber

  • 13 Madison Duckett

  • 16 Amaya Javeri

  • 24 Scotland Jenkins

Youth-14 Men's Foil

  • 19 Nickolas Rusadze

Youth-10 Men's Saber

  • 6 Aster Oh

  • 9 Aram Clark

Cadet Women's Foil

  • 5 Alina Zhang

  • 11 Sophia Wong

Youth-12 Women's Saber

  • 5 Aria Bevacqua

  • 8 Charlotte Young

  • 9 Catelyn So

  • 10 Audrey Young

Cadet Men's Saber

  • 26 Charles Leonard

  • 27 Shaun Kim

  • 39 Gabriel McCarthy

Youth-10 Women's Foil

  • 10 Iris Yang

Youth-12 Men's Foil

  • 3 Nickolas Rusadze

  • 53 Jackson Wong

Youth-10 Women's Saber

  • 2 Charlotte Young

Cadet Women's Saber

  • 10 Sophia Cannon

  • 18 Madison Duckett

  • 23 Aria Bevacqua

  • 31 Scotland Jenkins

Youth-8 Men's Foil

  • 10 Michael Grigoriev

Youth-14 Women's Foil

  • 2 Alina Zhang

  • 5 Sophia Wong

Youth-12 Men's Saber

  • 5 Shaun Kim

  • 6 Triton Oh

  • 9 Gabriel McCarthy

  • 13 Enzo Bera

  • 16 Gabriel Clark

  • 18 Myles Duckett

  • 26 Emilio Gonzalez

  • 32 Aster Oh

Full Results: https://www.fencingtimelive.com/tournaments/eventSchedule/8911C3A4976945CB9789FC36D4B99CEB#today

TMFC Fencers Bring Home 18 Medals at the Albert Chikayev Memorial ROC/RYC

Pictured: Nick Rusadze won a Bronze Medal in Y12 Men's Foil

Pictured: Nick Rusadze won a Bronze Medal in Y12 Men's Foil

Pictured: Jake McGillion-Moore finished 3rd in DIV1A Men's Foil, earning his A19

Pictured: Jake McGillion-Moore finished 3rd in DIV1A Men's Foil, earning his A19

Highlights:

  • Top-8 Medal for Catelyn So in Youth-12 Women’s Saber

  • Top-8 Medal for Sasha Slobodsky in Division 2 Women’s Saber

  • Bronze Medal for Nickolas Rusadze in Youth-12 Men’s Foil

  • Gold Medal for Shaun Kim in Youth-12 Men’s Saber

  • Silver Medal for Gabriel McCarthy in Youth-12 Men’s Saber

  • Bronze Medal for Myles Duckett in Youth-12 Men’s Saber

  • Top-8 Medal for Triton Oh in Youth-12 Men’s Saber

  • Top-8 Medal for Iris Yang in Youth-10 Women’s Foil

  • Top-8 Medal for Aram Clark in Youth-10 Men’s Saber

  • Top-8 Medal for Ethan Kim in Youth-10 Men’s Saber

  • Top-8 Medal for Alexander Fadel in Youth-10 Men’s Saber

  • Top-8 Medal for Christina Ferrari Division 1A Women’s Foil

  • Bronze Medal for Jake McGillion-Moore in Division 1A Men’s Foil

  • Bronze Medal for Grace Hicks in Youth-14 Women’s Epee

  • Top-8 Medal for Aria Bevacqua in Youth-14 Women’s Saber

  • Bronze Medal for Avi Krishna in Youth-10 Women’s Epee

  • Bronze Medal for Madison Four-Garcia in Division 1A Women’s Saber

  • Top-8 Medal for Isabella Ding in Youth-12 Women’s Epee

Hackensack, NJ (September 2019) - Epee, Foil, and Saber fencers from Tim Morehouse Fencing Club attended this two-day competition at the Rothman Center. 66 of our students participated, entering in 24 different events, and winning 18 medals altogether. With only a few weeks into the fall fencing season, TMFC fencers are achieving incredible results on the fencing strip.

Shaun Kim won a Gold Medal in Youth-12 Men’s Saber. Gabriel McCarthy won a Silver Medal in Youth-12 Men’s Saber. Bronze Medals were achieved by Nickolas Rusadze in Youth-12 Men’s Foil, Myles Duckett in Youth-12 Men’s Saber, Grace Hicks in Youth-14 Women’s Epee, Avi Krishna in Youth-10 Women’s Epee, Madison Four-Garcia in Division 1A Women’s Saber, and Jake McGillion-Moore in Division 1A Men’s Foil. Jake earned his A19 in this event.

Congratulations everyone!! Keep up the good work.

Full Club Results Below:

Division 1A Men’s Epee

  • 10 Ethan Chin

  • 24 David Pavlenishvili

Division 2 Men’s Foil

  • 21 Gerald Wang

  • 26 Matthew Breier

Youth-12 Women’s Saber

  • 6 Catelyn So

  • 10 Audrey Young

  • 12 Charlotte Young

Division 2 Women’s Foil

  • 11 Caroline Slaski

  • 19 Alexandra Mckee

  • 41 Victoria Lin

Division 2 Women’s Saber

  • 6 Sasha Slobodsky

  • 23 Caroline Sullivan

Youth-12 Men’s Foil

  • 3 Nickolas Rusadze

  • 17 Benjamin Xiao

Division 2 Women’s Epee

  • 28 Alexandra Wong

Youth-14 Men’s Epee

  • 13 Samuel Kobi

Youth-12 Men’s Saber

  • 1 Shaun Kim

  • 2 Gabriel McCarthy

  • 3 Myles Duckett

  • 5 Triton Oh

  • 10 Aram Clark

  • 11 Robert Wang

  • 20 Gabriel Clark

  • 26 Alexander Grigorescu

  • 30 Daniel Mangan

  • 33 Aster Oh

Division 1A Men’s Saber

  • 42 Michael Parkhurst

Youth-14 Women’s Foil

  • 15 Victoria Lin

Youth-10 Women’s Foil

  • 6 Iris Yang

Youth-14 Men’s Saber

  • 14 Triton Oh

  • 24 Seth Waxler

  • 26 Eduardo Ruigomez

  • 29 Gabriel McCarthy

  • 37 Charles Leonard

  • 38 Robert Wang 5 Aster Oh

Youth-10 Men’s Saber

  • 6 Aram Clark

  • 7 Ethan Kim

  • 8 Alexander Fadel

  • 12 Ryan McDonald

  • 14 Ryan Waxler

Division 1A Women’s Foil

  • 5 Christina Ferrari

  • 18 Sabrina Fang

  • 19 Catherine Flanagan

  • 26 Sasha Abayeva

  • 45 Katie McGillion-Moore

  • 52 Alexandra McKee

Division 2 Men’s Epee

  • 16 Samuel Kobi

Youth-14 Men’s Foil

  • 35 Benjamin Xiao

Division 1A Men’s Foil

  • 3 Jake McGillion-Moore

  • 18 Nathan Andrews

  • 20 Richard Lin

  • 47 Gerald Wang

Youth-14 Women’s Epee

  • 3 Grace Hicks

  • 12 Alexandra Wong

Youth-14 Women’s Saber

  • 6 Aria Bevacqua

  • 31 Audrey Young

Youth-10 Women’s Epee

  • 3 Avi Krishna

  • 9 Vivianna Ding

Youth-12 Women Foil

  • 10 Iris Yang

  • 13 Thomas Chen

Division 1A Women’s Saber

  • 3 Madison Four-Garcia

  • 16 Fiona Neibart

Division 1A Men’s Saber

  • 13 Charles Dewey

  • 36 Ryan Lamhaour

Youth-12 Women’s Epee

  • 8 Isabella Ding

Full Results: https://www.fencingtimelive.com/tournaments/eventSchedule/3EAE9525A6984BE8B71533056199D72F#today

NY Fencers Club Pushes Back Into 1st Place as Tim Morehouse Fencing Club Climbs from 5th to 2nd Place on Day 5 of Summer Nationals

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Columbus, Ohio - Manhattan Fencing Centers grip on 1st place lasted one day as NY Fencer’s Club medal haul on day 5 propelled them back into 1st place. Over the first 5 days, the New York Athletic Club, NY Fencer’s Club and Manhattan Fencing Club have all held the top spot.

The big mover on the day 5 was Tim Morehouse Fencing Club which captured 5 medals and rose from 5th place to 2nd place with medals in all 3 weapons and 3 medals in foil.

At the halfway point, 50 events have been competed with close to 400 medals being awarded to the 3000 athletes who have competed so far in the largest fencing competition in the world. Additional, 552 clubs have been represented at this years Summer Nationals and July Challenge 2019.

What will the final 5 days of competition hold? The majority of Youth events, Division 2 and 3 as well as a number of Veteran events are coming up in the final 5 days of Summer Nationals.

Here is the full medal count leaderboard:
https://www.timmorehousefencing.com/summer-nationals-leaderboard

The Live Results:
https://fencingtimelive.com/tournaments/eventSchedule/CFE2A9B5072F43E5B45924CFD481EDF2#today

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Nowell Gibson Named to the All-Academic and the All-American First Team

Pictured: Nowell Gibson receives his First Team All American and his First Team Academic awards

Pictured: Nowell Gibson receives his First Team All American and his First Team Academic awards

New York, NY (June, 2019) - TMFC Fencer Nowell Gibson has been named to the 2018-19 USA Fencing All-Academic First Team and to the 2018-19 USA Fencing All-American First Team. The All-American Team recognizes high school fencers who have achieved a high level of success on the fencing strip. The All-Academic Team recognizes exemplary student athletes who have achieved high academic success in school. Nowell has qualified for both!

Nowell has been fencing at Tim Morehouse Fencing Club since January 2019. He attends the Epee Elite class and trains with the amazing Coach Alex. Nowell is currently competing at the USA Fencing National Championships.

Congratulations Nowell!

Video Highlights from the First Three Days of Summer Nationals

Columbus, OH (June, 2019) - Fencers from Tim Morehouse Fencing Club are bringing their A-game at Summer Nationals. TMFC coaches and parents have been documenting everything on the @morehousefencing instagram so you won’t miss a beat. Here are some of the most exciting videos so far:

Above: Jake McGillion-Moore executes a beautiful stop hit in the Gold Medal bout for Senior Team Men’s Foil. The TMFC Team achieved Silver in this category!

Above: Jonah Shainberg fences his way into the top-8 of Div 1 Men’s Saber. Jonah won the Gold Medal in this category!

Above: Madison Four-Garcia scores a winning point in Junior Women’s Saber. She achieved her first Junior National top-32!

Above: Christina Ferrari scores a winning point, making her way into the top-32 of Junior Women’s Foil!

TMFC Fencers Achieve Awesome Results in the First Three Days of Summer Nationals

Pictured: TMFC fencers win a Silver Medal in Senior Team Men’s Foil

Pictured: TMFC fencers win a Silver Medal in Senior Team Men’s Foil

Pictured: Jonah Shainberg wins a Gold Medal in Div 1 Men’s Saber

Pictured: Jonah Shainberg wins a Gold Medal in Div 1 Men’s Saber

Highlights:

  • Gold Medal for Jonah Shainberg in Div 1 Men’s Saber

  • Silver Medal for the TMFC team in Senior Team Men’s Foil

  • Top-8 Medal for Guga Lortkipanidze in Junior Men’s Saber

  • Top-16 Finish by Christina Ferrari in Junior Women’s Foil

  • Top-16 Finish by Ron Miller in Vet-70 Men’s Saber

Columbus, OH (June, 2019) - It’s only been three days since Summer Nationals kicked off on Friday, and our fencers from Tim Morehouse Fencing Club are already reaching incredible results. There are seven days remaining, and we can’t wait to see what will happen next!

In the past three days of competition, TMFC fencers achieved three Medals. Jonah Shainberg won a Gold Medal in Div 1 Men’s Saber, and Guga Lortkipanidze won a Top-8 Medal in Junior Men’s Saber. Additionally, the TMFC team won a Silver Medal in Senior Team Men’s Foil. The team consisted of Finn Hossfeld, Nathan Andrews, Jake Mcgillion-Moore, and Zachary Binder.

Congratulations everyone!

More updates coming soon!

Student Spotlight: Mackenzie Z. Sampson-Alspon

“You’ll be seeing this one making some noise at tournaments in a few years. She’s got an incredible spirit, enthusiasm and openness to learn” - Coach Tim

Mackenzie has been fencing at TMFC since January 2019. She attends the Saber Elite Class and is making progress in leaps and bounds! She trains with our amazing Coach Diana, and occasionally with Coach Tim. Mackenzie recently stepped up her commitment and trained for a full three hours at TMFC. You go Mackenzie!

Check out some videos that document Mackenzie’s progress: