The Torch

Pair of Red Storm fencers take national title

Brianna Pace, Staff Writer

March 29, 2017

Over the weekend, the St. John’s Fencing Team competed in the NCAA Championships. St. John’s was represented by eight fencers, five men and three women. After finishing sixth overall in points among schools, St. John’s has...

St. John’s holds fencing invitational

Nick McCreven, Staff Writer

January 25, 2017

  Penn State, Notre Dame, Ohio State, Harvard, and two-time defending national champion Columbia came to Taffner Fieldhouse this Saturday for the St. John’s Fencing Invitational. The Red Storm men tied for first place afte...

Red Storm runs through Rio

Troy Mauriello, Co-Sports Editor

September 14, 2016

While there was no shortage of red, white and blue on display at the 2016 Rio Olympics last month, St. John’s fans may have noticed an extra dose of former Red Storm talent succeeding in Brazil. Fencers Daryl Homer and Dagmara Wozniak, who...

Isis Washington leaves St. John’s as a champion

Troy Mauriello, Staff Writer

April 15, 2015

St. John’s senior fencer Isis Washington had a storybook ending to her collegiate career at the NCAA National Championships in Ohio on March 22. Washington took home the women’s national title in the epee competition and led...

Shepard finishes in top 50 in Oregon

Allen Gomez, Staff Writer

February 19, 2014

Sophomore Trevor Shepard competed in the Junior Men’s Epee Division at Portland, Oregon at the Junior Olympics and was the only competitor for the Red Storm. Shepard placed 49th out of 256 fencers and was seeded No. 50 overall...

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