Post Tagged with: "fencing"

Courtesy Kyle Foster

Master’s student leads fencing team to OUA

Ryerson athlete and master’s student Sam Hardwicke-Brown has a chance to lead his team to the OUA championship this year.

by Robert Liwanag· · Sports
VIDEO: Former Rams hockey captain takes on fencing

VIDEO: Former Rams hockey captain takes on fencing

Sports reporter Laura Lehman talks to a new member of the fencing team — former Rams hockey captain Nella Brodett.

by Laura Lehman· · Sports, Top stories
Sebastien Dubois-Didcock is Ryerson's first gold medal winner in men's individual epee.
Courtesy Emma Ewing-Nagy

Ryerson fencer wins OUA championship

This year, his last as a Ryerson Ram, Sebastien Dubois-Didcock retired standing atop the podium. Dubois-Didcock failed to win a medal in his three previous attempts at the OUA fencing championships despite being considered one of the best fencers in Ontario – not this year. The fourth-year photography student became the first male fencer in Ryerson history to capture the Desjarlais trophy, […]

by Victor Ferreira· · Sports, Top stories
Ryerson’s fencing team is turning newcomers into champions.
Victor Ferreira / Ryersonian Staff

Ryerson develops fencing academy

  Ryerson’s fencing athletes are barely recruited and rarely offered scholarships. Instead, half of this year’s squad walked into the Kerr Hall lower gym not knowing the difference between épée, sabre, and foil. They carved out their spot on the team through open tryouts, having never previously picked up a sword. With a low budget and even less interest in […]

by Victor Ferreira· · Sports
Ryerson's top fencer, Joanna Kolbe, says she will leave the sport after the OUA Championship on Feb. 8.
Sebastian Novais / Ryersonian Staff

Kolbe takes her final stab at fencing

Joanna Kolbe will pick up her sword one last time for Ryerson on Feb. 8. Heading into her fourth Ontario University Athletics (OUA) women’s fencing championship, where she has won gold for three straight years, Kolbe is looking to relax after her last tournament.“I decided to quit a long time ago, so I’m pretty much going to finish fencing,” said […]

by Sebastian Novais· · Sports, Top stories