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Tiger Fencers cruise to four-way podium finish

2 min readThe Tiger Fencers snagged two gold and three bronze medals to place second in the men’s division, while their female counterparts, the Lady Fencers, won one gold, one silver, and three bronze medals for a third-place finish.
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Published 2 months ago on March 19, 2024

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The UST Tiger Fencers hauled 23 medals en route to strong podium finishes across four divisions in the UAAP Season 86 fencing tournament on Sunday, March 17, at the UST Quadricentennial Pavilion.

The Tiger Fencers snagged two gold and three bronze medals to place second in the men’s division, while their female counterparts, the Lady Fencers, won one gold, one silver, and three bronze medals for a third-place finish.

In the juniors division, the Junior Tiger Fencers picked up one gold, two silver, and four bronze medals to clinch second place, while the Junior Lady Fencers seized one gold, one silver, and five bronze medals to finish third.

Coming off stellar performances from the get-go, Junior Tiger Fencer Rayne Maravilla was hailed as this season’s Rookie of the Year.

Tiger Fencer Daniel Villanueva secured UST’s first gold medal in the men’s saber category, while Adrian Putian clocked in with a bronze medal in the men’s épée category.

Lady Fencer and Southeast Asian Games medalist Janna Catantan waltzed in with UST’s solo gold in the women’s division and a bronze medal in the women’s foil.

UST took charge of the saber category with Tiger Fencers Larco Cortez, Ricardo Fuenzalida, Kurt Maruquez, and Eunice Villanueva delivering the gold medal in the finals round against the DLSU Green Fencers in the men’s team division, 45-37.

Tiger Fencers Marrke Abaygar, Joseph Amores, Raphael Lizares, and Angelo Rambongga secured their third bronze medal after being bested in their final match against the DLSU Green Fencers in the men’s team foil category, 30-45.

UST's Ranzel Aberilla, Hanz Dela Peña, Lamar Fernandez, and Rayne Maravilla took home a silver medal in the boys’ team foil category, losing to the eventual champions University of the East in the finals.

Meanwhile, the Lady Fencers and Junior Lady Fencers each chipped in bronze medal finishes after being thwarted by De La Salle University.

The UE Red Warriors Fencing Team displayed their dominance in the competition and were dubbed as the eventual champions in all divisions, winning their third consecutive quadruple crown.

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Jerome Anhag is a Sports Writer at TomasinoWeb. A little context if you care to listen, but Jerome has found himself in a sweet position that he most certainly enjoys: writing, talking, and all about sports. Although a rookie in the writing scene, he has since written articles about different athletes of the University and continues to grow more as a writer. Outside of writing, Jerome, a microbiology major, is a food enthusiast by heart, an avid retro gamer, and a low-key metalhead. He is unafraid to profess his love for K-Pop (especially fanboying over IVE's Rei) and SpongeBob. His hidden talent is that he has memorized dialogues of its older episodes.

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