first_img 22Stick it! Felicia Sun ’13 (right) spars with opponent Victoria Mo from the University of California, San Diego. Kris Snibbe/Harvard Staff Photographer 13Noam Mills ’12 (left) and Felicia Sun ’13 spar during the NCAA Fencing Championships. Kris Snibbe/Harvard Staff Photographer 6Felicia Sun ’13 suits up in a rather odd get-up. Kris Snibbe/Harvard Staff Photographer 18Kristin Howell (left) from Temple competes against Noam Mills ’12.Kris Snibbe/Harvard Staff Photographer 16Caroline Vloka ’12 (left) and Eileen Hassett of the University of Notre Dame go metal to metal. Kris Snibbe/Harvard Staff Photographer 28Noam Mills ’12 (left) busts a move on Anastasia Ferdman from the Penn State fencing team. Kris Snibbe/Harvard Staff Photographer 2Elena Helgiu ’13 of the Harvard fencing team practices inside the Malkin Athletic Center. Kris Snibbe/Harvard Staff Photographer 7Noam Mills ’12 (right) competed as a fencer in the 2008 Beijing Olympics, but here she practices with noble adversary Felicia Sun ’13. Kris Snibbe/Harvard Staff Photographer 23An interesting juxtaposition: Sophomore Caroline Vloka’s hand reveals pretty polish and a deadly weapon. Kris Snibbe/Harvard Staff Photographer 21At the NCAA Fencing Championships, Felicia Sun ’13 (left) and Noam Mills ’12 are suited up in their protective gear and ready to roll. Kris Snibbe/Harvard Staff Photographer 17Caroline Vloka ’12 (left) is wide-eyed and wily. Kris Snibbe/Harvard Staff Photographer 5Harvard fencing coach Peter Brand leads practice. Kris Snibbe/Harvard Staff Photographer 4Karl Harmenberg ’10 consults with coaching assistant Gamal Mahmoud during a Harvard fencing team practice. Kris Snibbe/Harvard Staff Photographer Harvard University recently played host to the 2010 NCAA Fencing Championships, held March 25-28 at the Gordon Indoor Track. Harvard’s Caroline Vloka ’12 won the national title in women’s sabre, while her teammate Noam Mills ’12 finished second in women’s épée. Vloka became Harvard’s first female NCAA champion since Emily Cross ’08-09 won the women’s foil title in 2005. These are some images from that event. 1Elena Helgiu ’13 (not seen) offers a hand to Caroline Vloka ’12 during practice. Kris Snibbe/Harvard Staff Photographer 15If looks could kill. Caroline Vloka ’12 puts down her sword. Kris Snibbe/Harvard Staff Photographer 8Benjamin Cohen ’13 talks with coaching assistant Gamal Mahmoud during a Harvard fencing team practice inside the Malkin Athletic Center. Kris Snibbe/Harvard Staff Photographer 11Coach Peter Brand and Felicia Sun ’13 are all smiles at the NCAA Fencing Championships. Kris Snibbe/Harvard Staff Photographer 12Felicia Sun, ’13 of the Harvard Fencing team competes during the NCAA Fencing Championships, held in the Gordon Track and Field Center at Harvard University. Staff Photo Kris Snibbe/Harvard University 29Noam Mills ’12 (left) takes the hit. Kris Snibbe/Harvard Staff Photographer 30Felicia Sun ’13 maxes and relaxes. Kris Snibbe/Harvard Staff Photographer 9Tommaso DiRobilant, a first-year from Rome, Italy, takes a breather while practicing with The Harvard Fencing team inside the Malkin Athletic Center at Harvard University. On the right is a photo of M. Pierre Pianelli who a fencing instructor–under his coaching tenure Harvard started it’s official dual meet schedule (1901/02). Staff Photo Kris Snibbe/Harvard University 25Elena Helgiu ’13 (left) with teammate Caroline Vloka ’12 wait and wonder at the NCAA Fencing Championships. Kris Snibbe/Harvard Staff Photographer 3Caroline Vloka ’12 is on guard and ready. Kris Snibbe/Harvard Staff Photographer 24Alicia Gurrieri (left) from Northwestern University and Caroline Vloka ’12 jab and lunge. Kris Snibbe/Harvard Staff Photographer 10Caroline Vloka ’12 works up a sweat and gets some tips from fencing coach Peter Brand. Kris Snibbe/Harvard Staff Photographer 26A woman’s work: Caroline Vloka ’12 breaks a sweat at the NCAA Fencing Championships. Kris Snibbe/Harvard Staff Photographer 27Fencing coach Peter Brand with Felicia Sun ’13 (bottom right) and Noam Mills ’12 (right) at the NCAA Fencing Championships.Kris Snibbe/Harvard Staff Photographer 19Noam Mills ’12 after a fierce battle.Kris Snibbe/Harvard Staff Photographer 20Good sport Caroline Vloka ’12 shakes hands with the competition.Kris Snibbe/Harvard Staff Photographer 14Felicia Sun ’13 holds up her placard. Kris Snibbe/Harvard Staff Photographerlast_img