Four Brown Fencers Qualify for NCAA Championship

WELLESLEY, Mass. – The Brown fencing team will send four fencers to the NCAA Championships in Columbus, Ohio, after standout performances at the NCAA Northeast Regional at Wellesley College on Sunday.

Junior Christine Whalen (San Juan Capistrano, Calif.)took third in women's sabre for Brown's best finish of the day. Senior Caitlin Taylor (Elk Grove, Calif.) placed fifth in women's sabre, sophomore Simon Jones (Louisville, Colo.) placed eighth in men's epee, and senior Kathryn Hawrot (Barrington, R.I.) finished eighth in women's foil to round out the pack of Brown fencers headed for the national stage.

For the complete results from this afternoon's events, click here.

The official list of NCAA qualifiers will be announced on Tuesday.