Archive for December, 2018

December 1, 2018 UCR Tournament in Photos

Tuesday, December 4th, 2018

Epee: (l-r): 3rd,Bill Gelnaw (No Fear), 3rd, Frank Hewitt (Cabrillo), 1st, George Fuller (No Fear), 2nd, Kamin Morrelli (DFA). Kamin earned his B18 as well as Bill!

D3 Epee (l-r): 3rd, Emily Griffen (Gryphon), 1st, Eric Speicher (Conejo Fencing Club), 2nd, Brian Speicher (Conejo Fencing Club). Both father and son earned their C18 and Emily her D18!

Foil (l-r): 3rd, Luke Goldade (South Coast Fencing Center), 3rd, Lucas Nichols (UCSB), 2nd, Adam Selivanov (United Fencing Academy), 1st, Andrew Stroud (Gryphon Fencing).
Andrew earned his D18!

D3 Foil (l-r): 2nd, Jonas Ma (Golubitsky Fencing Center), 1st, Lucas Nichols (UCSB), 3rd, Banseok Kim (Anaheim Hills Fencers Club), 3rd, Adam Selivanov (United Fencing Academy). Jonas earned his E18, Lucas earned his D18 and Banseok earned his E18 in foil!

Saber (l-r): 3rd, Jeremy Marquez (UCSB), 2nd, Linda Stroud (Gryphon Fencing), 1st, Christ McMahon (UCSB).

December 1, 2018 Tournament at UCR

Tuesday, December 4th, 2018

Want to thank all the fencers who came and participated in the December 1 tournament at UCR.
In addition to our 3-weapon open and “D” and under,  UCR was also hosting an inter-collegiate  event.
Some of the inter-collegiate fencers participated in our open events.  Made for some exciting competition!

Eleven ratings were awarded:
Kamin Morrelli, Desert Fencing Academy, B18 in epee
William Gelnaw, No Fear, B18 in epee
Eileen Ertas, San Diego Fencing Center, C18 in epee
Eric Speicher, Conejo Fencing Club, C18 in epee
Brian Speicher, Conejo Fencing Club, C18 in epee
Emily Griffen, Gryphon Fencing, D18 in epee
Christine Gasparich, USC, E18 in epee
Andrew Stroud, Gryphon Fencing, D18 in foil
Lucas Nichols, UCSB, D18 in foil
Jonas Ma, Golubitsky Fencing Center, E18 in foil
Banseok Kim, Anaheim Hills Fencing Center, E18 in foil

The Div 3 epee gold medal bout pitted father, Eric Speicher, against son, Brian.  Final score, dad 15, son 12, both earning a C18.  The entire assembly of fencers and spectators watched this bout!