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2022 Summer Nationals: Day 9 Recap

07/10/2022, 8:45pm CDT, By Bryan Wendell

Devyn Anthony woke up feeling confident, even telling his parents, “I’m gonna go for the gold.” About 12 hours later, he had done just that — earning the 2022 Y-12 men’s saber national championship.

2022 Summer Nationals: Day 8 Recap

07/10/2022, 12:00am CDT, By Bryan Wendell

A long time ago in a fencing club far, far away from Summer Nationals, Sophia Schiminovich’s mom took her Star Wars-loving daughter to her first fencing lesson. That investment paid off Saturday when Schiminovich became the 2022 Y-14 women’s saber national champion.

2022 Summer Nationals: Day 7 Recap

07/08/2022, 8:30pm CDT, By Bryan Wendell

The field of 226 competitors was one of the largest of the tournament. But for Stewart Lee (Alliance Fencing Academy), the road to a national title in Y-14 men’s epee was won not by thinking about the 225 others he needed to beat but by focusing purely on his own game.

2022 Summer Nationals: Day 6 Recap

07/07/2022, 11:45pm CDT, By Bryan Wendell

Even after Julie T. Seal (Valkyrie Fencing Club) secured an exciting victory to win the 2022 national championship in Vet-50 women’s saber, the event’s drama wasn’t done.

2022 Summer Nationals: Day 5 Recap

07/06/2022, 11:30pm CDT, By Bryan Wendell

Jennette Starks-Faulkner hadn’t fenced in 12 years when she got a call from her friend and frequent on-the-strip rival Anne-Marie Walters. That phone call relaunched Starks-Faulkner’s fencing career and has now led to a 2022 national championship.

2022 Summer Nationals: Day 4 Recap

07/06/2022, 1:00am CDT, By Bryan Wendell

Twelve years after he started fencing at age 72, Bianchini is still coming back to the strip. And he’s still winning. On Tuesday in Minneapolis, he walked away with another gold medal and a national title — this time in Vet-80 men’s saber.

2022 Summer Nationals: Day 3 Recap

07/04/2022, 9:15pm CDT, By Bryan Wendell

In the loudest gold medal match of the tournament so far, William Morrill (Scarsdale Fencing Center/Fencers Club Inc.) got past Elden S. Wood (Manhattan Fencing Center) to take home one of the day’s six gold medals.

2022 Summer Nationals: Day 2 Recap

07/03/2022, 8:15pm CDT, By Bryan Wendell

With patience and determination, Leonid Kotov earned one of six gold medals awarded on the second day of the 2022 USA Fencing National Championships and July Challenge.

2022 Summer Nationals: Day 1 Recap

07/02/2022, 7:30pm CDT, By Bryan Wendell

Four gold medals, including one signifying a national championship, were awarded on the first day of the 2022 USA Fencing National Championships and July Challenge, better known as Summer Nationals.

2021-22 All-Academic and All-American Honorees Announced

07/01/2022, 7:30pm CDT, By Bryan Wendell

The two annual programs honor the best and brightest high school fencers from across the country.

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