Ateneo HS places 2nd in UAAP Season 77 Fencing; Viceo is Rookie of the Year!
With a haul of one gold, three silver and three bronze medals, the Ateneo de Manila High School fencing team finished second over all in the UAAP Season 77 fencing championship, boys division. And while University of the East (UE) claimed a five-peat, it was an Atenean- Jolo Viceo of 9F- who was awarded Rookie of the Year in the boys division.
Here is the medal tally of Team Ateneo:
Individual Épée: Simon Borja (12-I)- Silver
Team Épée: Simon Borja (12-I), Jacob Villanueva (12K), Cedric Tiongson (12-H), Jezrel Bugtas (11-M)- Gold
Individual Foil: Jolo Viceo (9-F)- Silver
Team Foil: Jolo Viceo (9F), Jacob Villanueva (12K), Gabby Ocampo (11-K), Enrico Ungson (9B)- Bronze
Individual Sabre: RV Libarios (11-D) - Silver; Ethan Bennett (12-I) - Bronze
Team Sabre: Ethan Bennett (12-I), RV Libarios (11-D), Chris Dizon (11-B), Og Bugtong (11-C)- Bronze
The Ateneo High School fencing team is coached by Ryan Janeo.
The UAAP Season 77 fencing championships were held at the UP Diliman College of Human Kinetics Gym from December 4 to 7, 2014.