Whitman Fencers Qualify for Nationals!

The Qualifiers with their recent medal wins!  Front Row: Emily Ferrante and Alexandria Alpy Back Row: Adam Meskill, Thomas Ferrante, and Michael Ruotolo.
The Qualifiers with their recent medal wins! Front Row: Emily Ferrante and Alexandria Alpy Back Row: Adam Meskill, Thomas Ferrante, and Michael Ruotolo.

Several members of the Whitman Fencing Team have qualified to attend the Fencing Nationals this summer in Columbus, Ohio. Their hard work, effort, and determination has really paid off! We look forward to hearing of the continued great things to come from all these fencers and those currently training to attain the same success as their teammates.

 

Michael Ruotolo (Senior) – Men’s Foil

Renewed his D Rating

Qualified for Division 2 & 3 – Placing 3rd in two tournaments

 

Thomas Ferrante (Junior) – Men’s Epee

Earned a C Rating

Qualified for Div. 2 and 3 – Placed 1st at two tournaments

He will also be competing in the Junior event and in a Team event.

 

Alexandria Alpy (Junior) – Women’s Epee

Earned a D Rating

Qualified for Div. 2 and 3 – Placed 3rd and 8th at two tournaments

She will also be competing in the Junior event and in a Team event.

 

Adam Meskill (Freshman) – Men’s Foil

Qualified for Division 2 & 3 – Placed 5th at a tournament

Will also be competing in a Cadet even and possibly a Team.

 

Emily Ferrante (Freshman) – Women’s Sabre

Qualified for Y14 event – placed 3rd at tournament

She will be competing in several events.