April 20, 2007

Medals for TRFC

TRFC fencers continue to excel as they prepare for National Championships this July in Miami:

In the Super Youth Circuit held in New Jersey on April 14:
Josh Grill, 14, won the Gold Medal in the Y-14 foil event
Gianfranco Trovato, 12, finished 11th in the Y-12 foil event
Enzo Trovato, 8, finished 12th in the Y-10 foil event
Max Findley, 13, finished 22nd in the Y-14 foil event

Click here for complete results: http://askfred.net/Results/results.php?tournament_id=3074

This Super Youth Circuit was attended by top fencers from all over the USA, so these are significant results - great job guys!

In the Cherry Blossom Tournament held in Washington D.C. on April 14:
Gabby Kirilloff and Dana Rosen won Silver and Bronze, respectively in the Open Women's Foil
Lynn Botelho finished 16th in the Open Mixed Foil

Click here for complete results: http://askfred.net/Results/results.php?tournament_id=2783

The Cherry Blossom is always one of the strongest events on the East Coast, so great job to you too, ladies!

April 20, 2007 | Permalink | Comments (4)

March 25, 2007

NAC Bronze for Lynn Botelho!

Lest everyone think that our Junior Olympic fencers are the only ones tearing up the fencing strip:

Congratulations to Lynn Botelho, who won the Bronze Medal in the Veteran (40 and over) North American Cup foil event in Atlanta March 9-12!  This was a very strong event, where the top 8 consisted of 1 A-rated fencer, 4 Bs and 3 Cs.

Lynn also made the finals of the Division II Foil event, finishing 5th - another great finish.  Way to go, Lynn!


March 25, 2007 | Permalink | Comments (0)

March 13, 2007

2007 Arnold Fencing Classic

TRFC swept the Foil Events at this year's Arnold Fencing Classic, held on March 3-4 in Columbus.  Josh Grill won the Open and Youth-14 Foil Events.  Ben Jagger won the Silver Medal in the Open, and the Bronze Medal in the Youth-14.  In addition, Ben Jagger was awarded the Columbus Rotary Club $1,000 scholarship for being the one- “best citizen fencer” at the Arnold Fencing Classic 2007!  Congratulations, Ben!  Other Medal results include a Gold Medal for Gianfranco Trovato in the Youth-12, and a Silver Medal for younger brother, Enzo, in the Youth-10.  And Max Findley won the Silver Medal in the Youth-14 event.  We had other fencers with solid finishes, so congratulations, all! - Click here for a complete list of results: http://www.columbusfencing.org/results/07_arnold.html

March 13, 2007 | Permalink | Comments (0)

October 25, 2006

2006-2007 Latest Results

The TRFC has already enjoyed fantastic finishes from some of our top Junior fencers this season:

Josh Grill, Dana Rosen and Tristan Jackson won Gold, Silver and Bronze in this season's first Western PA event, held at Allegheny College in Meadville on September 30, 2006.  Can't ask for better than that!

Also, at this year's first North American Cup, held in Memphis, TN from October 6-9, 2006:

Elliot Cuzzillo won the Men's Foil Division II Gold medal, earning his B-rating, and
Dana Rosen won the Bronze Medal in the Women's Foil Division II event, also earning her B-rating!

These are big results - congratulations guys!

October 25, 2006 | Permalink | Comments (0)

June 21, 2005

2005 National Championships Results!

TRFC was well represented at the 2005 National Championships in Sacramento!  Congratulations especially to Nadine Obermiller for winning the Gold Medal in the Veteran Over 60 Womens Epee Event!  Nadine will represent the USA in the World Veteran Championships in Florida this September.  Other finishes to note:

Silver Medal for Megan Ross in the Division II Womens Epee, and top-24 finish in Under 19 Womens Epee.

Top-16 finish for Annie Jackson in Division I-A Womens Foil.

Top-16 finish for Tristan Jackson in Division III Mens Foil.

Top-12 finish for Dana Rosen in Division III Womens Foil, and Top-24 finishes in Under 16 and Youth 14 Womens Foil.

Top-24 finish for Rachel Stonehirsch in Youth 12 Womens Foil.

Below are our complete results for our competitors:

Stephen Baker - 76(Youth 14 Mens Foil)
Erica Bednar - 82(Under 16 Womens Foil), 117(Division II Womens Foil), 130(Division III Womens Foil)
Frankie Bontempo - 40(Division I-A Mens Foil)
Joshua Grill - 96(Youth 14 Mens Foil), 67(Youth 12 Mens Foil)
Anne-Martine Jackson - 14(Division I-A Womens Foil), 20(Division II Womens Foil)
Tristan Jackson - 58(Division II Mens Foil), 14(Division III Mens Foil)
Nadine Obermiller - 1(Veteran 60 Womens Epee), 116(Division III Womens Epee)
Jim Roberts - 36(Veteran 50 Mens Foil)
Dana Rosen - 20(Youth 14 Womens Foil), 23(Under 16 Womens Foil), 47(Division II Womens Foil), 9(Division III Womens Foil)
Megan Ross - 34(Division I-A Womens Epee), 24(Under 19 Womens Epee), 2(Division II Womens Epee)
Rachel Stonehirsch - 68(Youth 14 Womens Foil), 18(Youth 12 Womens Foil)

Iana Dakova coached our fencers in Sacramento.  Congratulations to everyone who competed, and thank you, Iana!  Thanks also to coaches Charles Murphy and Yuri Chtchourakov, who helped make these fine results possible.

June 21, 2005 | Permalink | Comments (0)

July 19, 2004

2004 National Championships Results!

We had 20 competitors, and coach Charles Murphy, representing the Three Rivers Fencing Center at this Year's National Championships! We were represented in 22 events, from Youth-12 to Veteran 60 and Over, and our competitors had great results!  The 2004 National Championships were held in Charlotte, North Carolina from July 3 through July 11. Let's all give a hand to those who suited up and competed for Three Rivers! Thank you also to Coach Murphy, who spent a long week putting his best effort into coaching our fencers, sometimes well into the night!

July 19, 2004 | Permalink | Comments (0)

June 07, 2004

Arnold Fencing Classic

Our Under-14 Mixed Foil Team won the silver medal in a very exciting gold medal match in the Arnold Fencing Classic on March 7 in Columbus, Ohio. It was all part of the Arnold Fitness EXPO, which included seven Olympic Sports: Fencing; gymnastics; weightlifting; running; table tennis; judo; and taekwondo. It also included the Arnold Classic and Ms. International professional bodybuilding competitions, and the Fitness International and Figure International professional contests to judge the world's most fit and shapely physiques. Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger made an entrance, and our fencers were able to get a group photo with the Terminator! Head Coach, Iana Dakova, coached the Team, which consisted of Dani Bendicksen, Josh Grill, Tristan Jackson and Ben Jagger. Congratulations!

The Elite portion of the competition included many of the fencers, which will be representing the USA at the Athens Olympics, and it was a great opportunity for our young fencers to see some of the best in the world! For more information on next year's Arnold Fencing Classic, and the Arnold Fitness EXPO, visit their websites at www.arnoldfencingclassic.com and www.arnoldfitnessEXPO.com. We look forward to next year!

June 7, 2004 | Permalink | Comments (1)

November 05, 2003

Escrime D' Halloween Results

Several of our Junior fencers competed in the Escrime D' Halloween in Cleveland on November 1st and 2nd. We had excellent results, including some Gold Medals! Congratulations to Rachel Stonehirsch and Ben Jagger, and all those who represented the Three Rivers Fencing Center! We are proud of you. The following summarizes our results:

Under 14 Men's Foil

8th - Ben Jagger

Under 14 Women's Foil

1st - Rachel Stonehirsch
3rd - Dana Rosen
3rd - Dani Bendicksen
6th - Janine Popper

Under 12 Foil

1st - Ben Jagger
3rd - Stephan Baker
7th - Joshua Grill

Under 10 Foil

7th - Gianfranco Trovato

November 5, 2003 | Permalink | Comments (0)

August 16, 2003

Competition Schedules

Local Schedule

For the official schedule and complete details, see the Western Pennsylvania Division Home Page. NOTE: Qualifying tournaments are open to Western PA Division members only.

National Schedule

For the official US Fencing schedule and complete details, see the US Fencing web site.

August 16, 2003 | Permalink | Comments (1)