15 April 2019
Mitchell Saron won Junior World Championships bronze and will end the season at No. 2 in the world! Saron added his name to an elite list of fencers on Saturday April 6th, 2019 as one of just seven U.S. men ever to have won an individual men’s saber medal at the Junior World Championships. Also, Team USA returned for Junior World bronze in a spectacular comeback win over France, 45-42. Seven days after winning his first individual Junior World Championship medal and five days after securing bronze in the team event in Torun, Poland, Saron became a National Champion, taking gold at the Division I National Championships in Salt Lake City. The title marks Saron’s first Division I title on the North American Cup circuit (Colorado Springs, Colo.) and his first win since 2016 when hear earned gold as a cadet at the October NAC. Congratulations to Mitchell and Coach Oleg Stetsiv!
12 April 2019
19 February 2019
(Colorado Springs, Colo.) – The 2019 Junior Olympic Championships hosted more than 2,000 competitors last weekend in Denver – making it one of the largest Junior National Championships in history. Congratulations to the list of Bergen FC awardees, 3 medals in individual events; GOLD in Junior Team Men’s Saber out of 20 teams! Cadet Men’s Saber: Andrew JOHNSON Silver, Zachary CHAN Bronze out of 239 fencers. Junior Men’s Saber: Jack PRICE 8th Place out of 268 fencers. Junior Team Men’s Saber: Stephen CHOU, David DESCHERER and Benjamin LEVITT.
13 February 2019
BergenFC fencers earned 8 medals at the Thrust Winter RYC RJCC in Suffern, NY last weekend! Minwook KIM GOLD, Jeffrey BASALYGA 7th place at Cadet Men’s Saber, Junming REN BRONZE, Stephen CHOU 7th place at Junior Men’s Saber, Leyla YURT 8th place at Junior Women’s Saber, Sophia LEE 7th place at Y-12 Women’s Saber, Izabela PILAT 6th place at Y-10 Women’s Saber, Samantha KOO 7th place in Cadet Women’s Saber. Congratulations!
03 February 2019
Bergen FC alumni reunion at Northwestern Duals on Saturday and Sunday, February 2-3, at Ryan Fieldhouse and Wilson Field. Brenda Yang, Dana Chou, Alexis Browne, Jackie Hua, Sarah Merza, Justin Park, Roscoe Swartz, Eliza Stone, Isabella Min, Oleg Stetsiv, Zack Johnson and Lindsay Sapienza at Northwestern University. Go Bergen! #bergenfencingclub
20 January 2019
07 January 2019
06 January 2019
Big Congratulations to Eliza Stone and Francesca Russo for their 3rd place and 7th place finishes, respectively, in Div I Women’s Saber at the January NAC! Great job to Top-32 Celina Merza 9th and Lindsay Sapienza 14th. Thank you coaches Oleg Stetsiv and Alexei Kuznetsov! Bergen FC fencers, parents and coaches gathered at the restaurant to celebrate the achievements right after the event has finished. It was truly a wonderful night out!
06 January 2019
January NAC in Charlotte NC, Div I Men’s Saber. Kevin CALLAHAN finished in 9th place out of 220 fencers, Mitchell SARON 14th, Andrew JOHNSON 26th. 14 Bergen FC fencers participated in the tournament. Thanks to coaches Oleg Stetsiv, Alexei Kuznetsov and Andre Andreyev. Great team, great day!