Brown’s Caitlin Taylor Named Female Fencer of the Year by Northeast Fencing Conference

Providence, R.I. – Six members of the Brown fencing team have been named All-Northeast Fencing Conference for the 2009-2010 season. Freshman Caitlin Taylor (Elk Grove, CA) was named the female Fencer of the Year and also earned First Team honors in the sabre.

On the men’s side, freshman Teddy Weller (Princeton, NJ) was named to the First Team in the sabre, while sophomore Peter Tyson (Stony Brook, NY) was named to the Second Team in the same event.  In the foil, junior Jonathan Yu (Birmingham, AL) was named to the Second Team.

On the women’s side, freshman Cory Abbe earned First Team honors in the epee and freshman Avery Nackman (Cross River, NY) was named First Team in the foil.

The Bears will continue action this weekend at the University of Pennsylvania in their second Ivy Match of the season.  Brown will host the NCAA Regionals on March 14.