Peroy, Hurd Address Initial Meeting of Varsity Fencers
Twenty-five Candidates Turn Out For Saber, Foil, and Epee
Twenty-five wielders of the saber, foil, and epee were addressed by Captain John Gains Hurd '34 and Coach Rene Peroy at an organization meeting of the Varsity and Jayvee fencing teams held recently in the fencing room of the Indoor Athletic Building.
Outstanding candidates for the sparing outfits of seven are Captain Hurd and Robert C. Ackerman '35 in the foils, Edward E. Langenau '35 and Webster F. Williams '35 in the epee, and John L. Dexter '34 and Edward A. Ackerman '34 in the saber, Philip E. Lilienthal '36, captain of last year's Freshman aggregation is expected to land a position in the foils department.
Other promising fencers attending were Richard Morgan, 4th, '36, Joseph A. Weber '35, Morton Grant '36, and Roward B. Reynolds '36 in the saber; Bruce H. Billings '36, Manley B. Cohen '36, and John B. Hickam '36 in the foil; Richard Ford '36, and Sheldon Smolian '36 in the epee. Morgan, Grant, and Hickam all fenced on the 1933 Freshman team.