Continuing to compete on the national level, Air Force Academy fencers competed in the 2013 Division I National Fencing Championships in Richmond, Va., this past weekend. Sophomore Alex Chiang (Atlanta, Ga.) finished sixth overall in individual men's foil at the Division I National Championships.
Freshmen James Salem and Mary McElwee from the Air Force Academy competed in the NCAA Men's and Women's Fencing Championships in San Antonio. Salem finished 19th overall in individual men's epee and McElwee finished 15th in women' foil. The Air Force squad finished 19th with 20 points.
Freshman James Salem from the Air Force Academy fencing team competed in the individual men's epee tournament on Thursday and Friday at the NCAA Men's Fencing Championships in San Antonio. On Friday, Salem finished 19th overall with nine of his 23 bouts won (.391) 74 TS, 94 TR and a -20 indicator.
Air Force Academy fencers Mary McElwee and James Salem are off to San Antonio to compete in the 2013 NCAA Fencing National Championships, March 21-24. Both freshmen, McElwee will fence individual women's foil and Salem will compete in men's epee.
Two Air Force Academy fencers were selected to participate in the NCAA Fencing National Championships, freshmen Mary McElwee and James Salem. The NCAA Men's and Women's Fencing Committee has announced the field of 144 competitors that will participate in the 2013 National Collegiate Men's and Women's Fencing Championships.