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Fencing at UMass: One student’s story May 12, 2008

Posted by sallehon in Uncategorized.

Caitlin Coughlan, Collegian Staff
Issue date: 5/12/08 Section: Arts & Living

The first order of business before practice begins is to roll up the pads in Boyden’s wrestling room. The team works together to push the two large mats across the room and rest them along the far walls. A good hand washing and a couple of laps around the room later, the team gets warmed up with stretches and footwork then splits off to its individual groups of novices, foilists, epeeists and sabrists. The novices are taught their teammates while everyone else gets suited up in and begin to fence.

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