March 24, 2003
Freshman Ruth Schneider (Rochester, NY) placed 12th in the women's epee at the 2003 NCAA Fencing Championships at the United States Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, CO, capping off an excellent rookie campaign. Senior Paul Friedman (San Marino, CA) finished 16th overall in men's saber at the Championships as well.
Friedman placed second at the NCAA Regional Championships, advancing him to Nationals. He captured the silver medal in men's saber at the ECAC/IC4A Championships and won the New England Fencing Title.
Schneider, ranked nationally for most of the season, placed fourth at the NCAA Regionals after capturing the New England Fencing Title in women's epee.