Posted May 10, 2011
Six Idaho State University Fencing Club members qualified for the 2011 USA Fencing National Championships in Reno, Nev., July 1-10.
Eight ISU Fencing Club members competed at the Utah-Southern Idaho Division USA Qualifiers Tournament in April in Utah. The top four in each men's event qualified, and the top three in each women's event qualified. Because three women qualified ISU will have the first senior women's epee team from the Southeast Idaho area, according to Ashley Ferguson, ISU Fencing Club secretary.
ISU Fencing Club members who qualified for the national competition include:
• Phil Leavitt III, first, and Philip Leavitt, Jr., third, Division Senior Men's Epee (Division 2);
• David Darby, third, Division Senior Men's Epee (Division 3);
• Ashelee Rasmussen, first, Amy McGary, second, and Ashley Ferguson, fourth, Division Senior Women's Epee (Division 2); and
• Ashelee Rasmussen, first, Ashley Ferguson, third, and Amy McGary, fourth, Division Senior Women's Epee (Division 3).
Other competitors for the ISU Fencing Team included Brian Andre, and Zac Jelke.