Thundercats Compete in First Tournament – Jackim and Lemay win Medals
Thundercats fencers Brian Lemay and Skyler Jackim won medals at the Stevenson High School Fencing Tournament held on November 16, 2013. This regional fencing tournament drew 370 fencers from three states.
Skyler Jackim, a freshman at Libertyville High School, placed 6th out of 46 fencers in the Women’s Sabre event, taking home a 6th place bronze medal in this tournament. Skyler beat an E rated fencer to finish in the top six. Skyler is a co-captain of the Thundercats fencing team.
Brian Lemay, also a freshman at Libertyville High School, placed 8th out of 65 fencers in the Men’s Sabre event. Brian beat 6 E rated fencers to win the 8th Place Bronze Medal in this event. Brian is a co-captain of the Thundercats fencing team.
Also putting in a strong showing was Ethan Stein, a senior from Vernon Hills High School, placed an impressive 10th place out of a pool of 73 fencers in the Men’s Epee event. Ethan placed higher than an E rated and C rated fencer. Ethan is also a co-captain of the Thundercats fencing team.
In addition, the following Thundercats fencers competed in the Tournament.
Stein, Ethan 10/73
Schlicht, Gordon 30/73
Benner, Austin 45/73
McGrath, Matthew 54/73
Bringle, Andrew 55/73
Stahnke, Elliot 57/73
Garrett, Brice 60/73
Lemay, Brian 8/65 – Bronze Medal winner
Ou, Jesse 15/65
Carlson, Tad 28/65
Weiss, Bryan 29/65
Kelleher, Declan 40/65
Johnston, Timothy 47/65
Ervine, Rob 51/65
Zou, Daniel 60/65
Lund, Max 64/65
Jackim, Skyler 6/46 – Bronze Medal winner
Yang, Kalina 11/46
Isberg, Megan 32/46
Liu, Katherine 33/46
Congratulations to all of our fencers on a great tournament and putting in such a strong showing in our first tournament.