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June NAC Returns to Richmond This Weekend

06/04/2021, 8:00am CDT
By Nicole Jomantas

Olympic medalists Kelley and Courtney Hurley fenced in the semifinals of the May NAC in Richmond.

(Colorado Springs, Colo.) – More than 1,500 athletes from throughout the United States will compete in Richmond, Va. this weekend in the penultimate tournament before the Tokyo Olympic Games next month.

June NAC Competition Schedule and Live Results

Athletes will fence in Division I, Junior and Cadet events during the four-day tournament which begins on Friday and continues through Monday at the Greater Richmond Convention Center. Due to COVID-19 restrictions, the tournament is not open to the public.

Competition schedule is as follows:

Friday, June 4
All Junior Men’s Events

Saturday, June 5
Division I Men’s Events
Cadet Women’s Events

Sunday, June 6
Division I Women’s Events
Cadet Men’s Events

Monday, June 7
All Junior Women’s Events

Eight qualifiers for the 2021 U.S. Olympic Fencing Team are scheduled to compete in the Division I events in Richmond, including:

  • Daryl Homer (Bronx, N.Y. / Peter Westbrook Foundation / Men’s Saber), 2016 Olympic silver medalist and 2015 Senior World silver medalist
  • Kelley Hurley (San Antonio, Texas / New York Athletic Club / Women’s Epee), 2012 Olympic team bronze medalist and 2018 Senior World Team Champion
  • Courtney Hurley (San Antonio, Texas / New York Athletic Club / Women’s Epee), 2012 Olympic team bronze medalist and 2018 Senior World Team Champion
  • Kat Holmes (Washington, D.C. / New York Athletic Club / Women’s Epee), 2018 Senior World Team Champion
  • Jake Hoyle (New York City, N.Y. / New York Athletic Club / Men’s Epee), two-time World Cup medalist
  • Nick Itkin (Los Angeles, Calif. / Los Angeles International Fencing Center / Notre Dame / Men’s Foil), 2020 Paris World Cup Champion
  • Francesca Russo (Wayne, N.J. / Bergen Fencing Club / Women’s Saber), 2013 Junior World Team Champion

In addition, the lineup in Richmond also will include 21 U.S. fencers who earned podium finishes at the 2021 Junior and Cadet World Championships in Cairo in April:

  • May Tieu (Belle Mead, N.J. / Premier Fencing Club / Princeton University / Women's Foil), 2021 Junior World Champion and Junior World team silver medalist
  • Daniel Zhang (Belmont, Mass. / Star Fencing Academy / Men’s Foil), 2021 Junior World team silver medalist and Cadet World Champion
  • Zoe Kim (Basking Ridge, N.J. / Kaprica United / Women’s Saber), 2021 Junior World team silver medalist and Cadet World bronze medalist
  • Jessica Lin (Basking Ridge, N.J. / Medeo Fencing Club / Women's Epee), 2021 Junior World silver medalist
  • Honor Johnson (Bethesda, Md. / Bergen Fencing Club / Women's Saber), 2021 Junior World team silver medalist
  • Atara Greenbaum (Boca Raton, Fla. / Alle Fencing Club / Notre Dame / Women’s Saber), 2021 Junior World team silver medalist
  • Alexis Anglade (Alpharetta, Ga. / Nellya Fencers / Princeton / Women's Saber), 2021 Junior World team silver medalist
  • Maia Weintraub (Philadelphia, Pa. / Fencers Club / Women’s Foil), 2021 Junior World team silver medalist
  • Zander Rhodes (South Orange, N.J. / V Fencing Club / Women’s Foil), 2021 Junior World team silver medalist
  • Tristan Szapary (Wynnewood, Pa. / Fencing Academy of Philadelphia / Princeton / Men’s Epee), 2021 Junior World team silver medalist
  • Valentin Matveev (Las Vegas, Nev. / Battle Born Fencing Club / Notre Dame / Men's Epee), 2021 Junior World team silver medalist
  • Nicholas Lawson (New York City, N.Y. / Fencers Club / Men’s Epee), 2021 Junior World team silver medalist
  • Mihir Kumashi (Houston, Texas / Alliance Fencing Academy / Men’s Epee), 2021 Junior World team silver medalist
  • Aston Daniel (Cupertino, Calif. / Silicon Valley Fencing Center / Columbia / Men's Foil), 2021 Junior World team silver medalist
  • Marcello Olivares (Cooper City, Fla. / Bluegrass Fencers' Club / Notre Dame / Men's Foil), 2021 Junior World team silver medalist
  • Magda Skarbonkiewicz (Portland, Ore. / Oregon Fencing Alliance / Women’s Saber), 2021 Cadet World Champion
  • Ketki Ketkar (Sammamish, Wash. Kaizen Fencing Academy / Women's Epee), 2021 Cadet World silver medalist 
  • Chase Emmer (Morristown, N.J. / V Fencing Club / Men’s Foil), 2021 Cadet World bronze medalist
  • Skyler Liverant (Brooklyn, N.Y. / New York Fencing Academy / Men's Epee), 2021 Cadet World bronze medalist
  • Colby Harley (Alpharetta, Ga. / Nellya Fencers / Men’s Saber), 2021 Cadet World bronze medalist
  • Alexandra Jing (Boston, Mass. / Marx Fencing Academy / Women's Foil), 2021 Cadet World bronze medalist

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