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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:

Peter Hammer Named to the All-Academic First Team

Pictured: Peter Hammer and Sophie Cannon attending their first Cadet International tournament in France

Pictured: Peter Hammer and Sophie Cannon attending their first Cadet International tournament in France

New York, NY (June, 2019) - TMFC Fencer Peter Hammer has been named to the 2018-19 USA Fencing All-Academic First Team. The All-Academic Team recognizes exemplary student athletes who have achieved high academic success in school.

Peter has been fencing at Tim Morehouse Fencing Club since March 2017. He attends the Saber Elite class and trains with our awesome Coach Achiko.

We are thrilled by the news. Congratulations Peter!!

Madison Four-Garcia Named to the All-Academic and the All-American First Team

Pictured: Madison training at TMFC Port Chester

Pictured: Madison training at TMFC Port Chester

New York, NY (June, 2019) - TMFC Fencer Madison Four-Garcia 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. Madison has qualified for both!

Madison has been training at Tim Morehouse Fencing Club since December 2018. She attends the Saber Elite Class and takes private lessons with Coach Tim. We are so proud of how far she has come!

Congratulations Madison!

TMFC Fencers Win Two Silver Medals at the Mr. Mac Cup 2019

Braden Vaccari wins a Silver Medal and Scott Wyche wins a Top-8 Medal in Junior Men's Saber

Braden Vaccari wins a Silver Medal and Scott Wyche wins a Top-8 Medal in Junior Men's Saber

Braden Vaccari wins a Bronze Medal and James Huayta wins a Top-8 Medal in Senior Men's Saber

Braden Vaccari wins a Bronze Medal and James Huayta wins a Top-8 Medal in Senior Men's Saber

Highlights:

  • Top-8 Medal for Iris Yang in Y-12 Women’s Foil

  • Top-8 Medal for James Huayta in Senior Men’s Saber

  • Top-8 Medal for Scott Wyche in Junior Men’s Saber

  • Bronze Medal for Braden Vaccari in Senior Men’s Saber

  • Silver Medal for Bethany Lee in Junior Women’s Foil

  • Silver Medal for Braden Vaccari in Junior Men’s Saber

(Burlington NJ, June 2019) - Six students from Tim Morehouse Fencing Club headed to Burlington Middle School to compete in the Mr. Mac Cup 2019. Many fencers who participated in this tournament are getting prepared for Summer Nationals and July Challenge. The tournament took place over two days and featured events in Foil, Epee, and Saber.

Our fencers won three Top-8 Medals, one Bronze Medal, and two Silver Medals. Top-8 Medals were achieved by Iris Yang in Y-12 Women’s Foil, James Huayta in Senior Men’s Saber, and Scott Wyche in Junior Men’s Saber. Braden Vaccari won a Bronze Medal in Senior Men’s Saber. Lastly, Silver Medals were awarded to Bethany Lee in Junior Women’s Foil, and Braden Vaccari in Junior Men’s Saber.

Congratulations Everyone!

Full Club Results Below:

Y-12 Women’s Foil

  • 5th Yang, Iris

Senior Men’s Saber

  • 3rd Vaccari, Braden

  • 7th Huayta, James

  • 10th Wyche, Scott

Junior Women’s Foil

  • 2nd Lee, Bethany

Y-14 Men’s Foil

  • 16th Lee, Aidan

Junior Men’s Saber

  • 2nd Vaccari, Braden

  • 8th Wyche, Scott

Full Results: https://fencingtimelive.com/tournaments/eventSchedule/810EB9AB8FA9453A9F728806966FDC18#today