Hello! This is a late update but we would like to introduce this year’s new leaders of the fencing club:
E – Board:
President: Beckie Bull ’20, firstname.lastname@example.org
Vice President: Callie Folke ’20, email@example.com
Team Captain: Allegra Bradley ’20, firstname.lastname@example.org
Treasurer: Allegra Bradley ’20, email@example.com
Secretary: Melia Cleary ’22, firstname.lastname@example.org
Epee – Sarah Golobish ’20
Foil- Chloe Epstein ’21
Sabre- Callie Folke ’20
Welcome (back) to Bryn Mawr and hope you have fun in shopping week!
For returning members, practices will start on Thursday 9/3 in the Graduate School of Social Work Gym as usual. This year practice times have been changed to 8:30-10pm on Tuesdays, 3-5:30pm on Thursdays, 4:15-7:30pm on Fridays, and 2:30-5pm on Sundays.
For anyone interested in joining, come to Fall Frolic on Saturday 9/5 from 5-7pm, stop by our table, make some new friends and sign up! On Tuesday 9/15 from 8:30-9:30pm in Pem East TV room we will hold the first meeting for anyone willing to join.
If you have any questions, check “contact us” page and email anyone you want to talk to!
We have a number of tournaments this semester, near and far- come check us out if you’re in the area! We’ll also soon be announcing more details on our annual alum tournament, which we plan to hold on the afternoon of Saturday May 2nd, the day before May Day.
Saturday 2/21- BWCFC Spring Meet; George Washington University, Washington, D.C — Cancelled due to weather conditions!
Saturday 2/28- NIWFA Championships; Lafayette College, Easton, PA
Saturday 4/11- USACFC Championships; Bensalem High School, Bensalem, PA
Saturday 4/19- BWCFC Championships; Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA
Our first years (and all our other members) are eagerly awaiting the start of Hell Week on February 18th! For the second year in a row, we will be providing them with a fun, fencing-themed schedule of activities. Tasks from last year include: fencing with spoons, challenging Coach to a duel, and chasing geese using proper footwork.
Also happening this semester is our traditional sports bra sale! The sports bras are black with gold lettering that says “Bryn Mawr Supports Women”, and come in sizes S-XXL. Contact Maggie Alvarez (email@example.com) for more information on purchasing one (or more)!
The new school year has begun, and with that comes the start of fencing! Practice for returning members will start on Tuesday 9/9. Practices are Tuesdays and Thursdays from 4:30 to 7, with team dinner at Haffner afterwards as usual.
For members interested in joining, stop by our table at Fall Frolic, talk to us about fencing, and sign up! Fall Frolic is held on Friday 9/12 from 5-7pm on Erdman Green (in between Erdman and Pem Arch), and all the clubs and student organizations will be there for you to check out! We will also be holding an interest meeting for anyone thinking of joining; time and place TBA.
Practices for new members will begin on Tuesday 9/16. We’ll meet outside Canaday and leave at 4:15 to walk to the Graduate School gym (meeting Brecon people around 4:20).
Feel free to contact me at firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions!
-Emily Maroni ’15 (President & Web Admin.)
Update: We will be holding our informal tournament for alums and current members on Saturday 5/3, the day before May Day, at 1pm at the Graduate School gym! Click HERE for the Facebook event with more details and updated information.
Please RSVP either on Facebook or via email by this Friday to give us an idea of who’s going!
This will be the second year we’ll be doing this, so we’re hoping to make it a true tradition! Equipment will all be provided. We’re hoping to get lunch before or dinner after, and have some time for everyone to hang out. If you will be in the area, please consider joining us for a fun time!
Elections for next year’s officers were held at the end of February, and the results are as follows. Congratulations and thank you to everyone who ran!
President: Emily Maroni ’15
Vice President: Megan Guntrum ’16
Treasurer: Liane Smith ’17
Assistant Treasurer: Maggie Alvarez ’17
The captains and volunteer positions will be announced at a later date when they have been decided.
UPDATE: The interest meeting will now be at *8PM*, same day and place! See the event page on Facebook for more details and up-to-date information.
Practices for returning team members will start Thursday 9/5! As usual, we’ll meet outside Canaday at 4:15 (and Brecon people can meet at Brecon around 4:20). Practices are Tuesdays and Thursdays from 4:30 to 7, with the usual team dinner at Haffner afterwards.
For anyone interested in joining fencing, we’ll be having an interest meeting on Monday 9/9 at 7pm in the Denbigh TV room. Everyone should also come see us at Fall Frolic on Friday 9/13! Practices for new members will start on Tuesday 9/17.
Inigo Montoya wants YOU!
-Emily Maroni ’15
We now have a listserv for alums of the BMC Fencing team up and running! This list will be used to send out news, event information, etc. specifically of interest to alums. Any alums interested in being added to that list and/or removed from the general fencing listserv should contact me at email@example.com .
Also, we’re looking for photos to use here on the website, so for any alums or current members, if you have team-related photos that would work, please think about submitting them. Any kind of team-related photos are welcome, whether they be tournament photos, photos from practice, candids from team dinners or movie nights, anything! If you have any photos you’d like to share, please let me know!
Thanks and have a great summer!
-Emily Maroni ’15
As of last night, fans, family, and alums of the team will now have a new, easier way to keep up-to-date on the doings of the team and upcoming events! We now have a page dedicated specifically to fans and alums, where we’ll be posting any relevant information such as tournament info, results, upcoming events of interest (such as our alum meet this past weekend, photos of which should be posted soon), and other news. The page can be found here: Bryn Mawr College Fencing Club Alums & Fans
Also, hopefully coming soon will be an alum-specific listserv, so alums will no longer have their inboxes clogged up with all of the mundane emails we send out to current team members about movie nights, meeting times, etc, but can still receive important updates and relevant information if desired. I’ll be letting everyone know (both on Facebook, via the old listserv, and on here) as soon as that listserv goes through, and at that time I’ll ask people who would like be included in that listserv to let me know their email address so that they can be added to it.
-Emily Maroni ’15