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Dershwitz Tashkent
Fencing

Male Rookie of the Year: Dershwitz To Pursue Olympic Dreams

​For some athletes, collegiate competition is not enough. Freshman sabre fencer Eli Dershwitz came to Harvard with the full knowledge that he would be taking a break from the team after his freshman season.

Championship Celebration
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Championship Celebration

Dershwitz and his American teammates celebrate Dershwitz's victory at the Junior World Championships in Tashkent, Uzbekistan.

Foreign Fencing
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Foreign Fencing

Dershwitz competes against Italy's Francesco Bonsanto at the Junior World Championships in Tashkent, Uzbekistan, on April 7.

Dershwitz the Champion
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Dershwitz the Champion

Dershwitz is carried aloft by teammates after a win at the Junior World Championships in Tashkent, Uzbekistan.

Dershwitz Tashkent
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Dershwitz Tashkent

Harvard freshman Eli Dershwitz, pictured above in action in early April at the Junior World Championships held in Tashkent, Uzbekistan, will be taking a year off from his studies to pursue a spot on the US Olympic team.

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Freshman Fencer Wins World Junior Saber Title

Freshman fencer Eli Dershwitz won the World Junior Saber Title on Tuesday at the Cadet and Junior World Championships after tying for third place in the NCAA Championships two weeks ago.

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Nine Fencers Finish Among Top-20 in Individual Divisions Nationally, Jarocki Fails to Defend Title

Despite finishing the grueling 23-bout pool play round with 20 wins to earn the top seed, Jarocki will have to wait another year for another shot at an NCAA championship.

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BRIEF: Men's and Women's Fencing Tops Podium in Three Divisions

With spots at the upcoming NCAA Championships up for grabs at the NCAA Northeast Regional, the Harvard men’s and women’s fencing squads walked away with medals and a handful of top-10 finishes.

Fencing Fury
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Fencing Fury

The Crimson continued its Beanpot dominance, as the men and women took home the title for the seventh and eighth straight year, respectively.

Fencing Fury
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Fencing Takes Home Beanpot Title Over Local Competition

Another year, another hoisting up of the annual Beanpot trophy for the Harvard men’s and women’s fencing teams.

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Men's Fencing Takes Ivy Crown, Women's Team Finishes Second

Closing out the conference season, the men's fencing team was able to finish atop the Ivy League, while the women took home second place.

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Men's Fencing Takes St. John's Invitational Title, Women's Fencing Finishes 1-3-1

Though the Crimson men could not find a way to stave off its second defeat at the hands of Penn State for the second time this season to start off the St. John’s Invitational, the group won out the rest of the day to take the tournament in a tiebreaker.

Leaping Lames
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Leaping Lames

The Harvard women's fencing team, shown here in previous action, went 6-0 on the weekend.

Leaping Lames
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Fencing Begins Season With Strong Results

The women's team posted a perfect 6-0 mark on its opening weekend, while the men dropped one match while picking up three victories.

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Female Player of the Year: Adrienne Jarocki

Freshman Adrienne Jarocki won the national title for women's sabré this year, the first time that crown has been won by a Harvard fencer. Jarocki’s NCAA individual trophy is also the first since outgoing senior Alexandra Kiefer won the women’s foil event three years ago.

Beauty After Ruin
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Beauty After Ruin

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Year In Review 2015

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Year in Sports 2015

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Class of 2015, By the Numbers