NEW YORK, NY - Columbia men's and women's fencing will fence in their final regular season meet of the season when they host the Historical Meet on senior night at the Dodge fitness center. 

The Lions will honor seniors Chris Ahn, Maciej Biernacki, Michael Costin, Elijah Granet, Jessie Laffey, Margaret Lu, Mason Speta and Sara Taffel for their contributions to the program in a pre-game ceremeony. 


It was a jam-packed weekend for the Lions in which the men's team was crowned Ivy League champions, along with Penn and Princeton who all finished 4-1 oin the weekend. Women's fencing fell just short of the the championship, after going undefeated in both days of competition until they fell to undefeated Princeton in the decisive match. 

Men's Results (4-1) Women's Results (5-1)
------- vs. Cornell: W, 24-3
vs. Brown: W, 21-6 vs. Brown: W, 25-2

vs. Penn: L, 12-15

vs. Penn: W, 18-9
vs Harvard: W, 14-13 vs. Harvard: W, 16-11
vs. Yale: W, 14-13 vs. Yale: W, 21-6
vs. Princeton W: 15-12 vs. Princeton: L, 13-14
Columbia boasted an individual champion, five All-Ivy first team members and one second team member at the Ivy Championships this weekend. Margaret Lu was named Individual foil champion. She joined Sara Taffel (foil), Katie Angen (epee) and Lena Johnson (sabre) on the women's All-Ivy first team. Nolen Scruggs (foil) was named to the men's All-Ivy first team and Gabe Canaux (epee), who scored with decisive touch against Harvard in Columbia's 14-13 vicotry was named to the All-Ivy second team. 

 NYC rivals

Columbia will face Coach Michael Aufrichtig's alma mater, NYU, for the second time this season. In their first matchup at the Columbia Challenge Cup, men's fencing rallied back from an 11-10 deficit to ultimately win 14-13. Women's fencing won handily, 25-2. 

SCHEDULE - HIstorical Meet @ Blue Gym

5 p.m. -  Columbia vs. NYU

6:15 pm - Columbia vs. Sacred Heart

7:30 p.m. - Columbia vs. Vassar

Be sure to follow @ColumbiaFencing for photos and results from senior night.