Announcements for Fencers

Hello everyone.

I hope that after a fun and relaxing summer, you will all be ready to start the 2009/10 season. As part of the preparations for a great year, here is some necessary information for you.

The 2009/10 Fencing Team Captains are:

Noel Shaskan, nks5@duke.edu
Eliot Cohen, ead22@duke.edu

Expect to hear from them in the next few weeks.

WELCOME RECEPTION for ALL
FRESHMEN FENCERS and FAMILIES

DATE: MONDAY, AUGUST 17
TIME: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
LOCATION: FENCING GYM

This reception is held in the Fencing Gym on the evening before freshmen move into their dorms.  We will have cold beverages and some light hors d’oeuvres for fencers and their families.  In attendance will be Alex and Elizabeth Beguinet, some members of the team, and a representative of the Athletic Department.

This reception is an opportunity for freshmen to meet the other incoming fencers and some current team members, and for parents to meet the other new Fencing parents.  Freshmen will receive an invitation by mail as well.

TEAM PHYSICAL

Mandatory Fencing Team Physical

DATE: SUNDAY, AUGUST 23
TIME: 2:15 PM
LOCATION: STUDENT HEALTH CENTER

This is a mandatory physical and this time is the only one offered for Fencing. The physical will be done at the Student Health Center, which is located on the third floor of Duke University Hospital South.  All team members and walk-on hopefuls MUST have a physical before they are allowed to practice.  The Team Captains will coordinate a meeting time and the whole team will go together to the exam. If you miss the physical you will not be allowed to participate in any meeting, practice or team events.

WELCOME BACK PICNIC for DUKE ATHLETICS

Mandatory for all Athletes and Coaches

DATE: MONDAY, AUGUST 24
TIME: 4:30 PM
LOCATION: JACK COOMBS BASEBALL FIELD/CAMERON INDOOR

This welcome picnic will have activities and food and fun. It is a mandatory event for all student-athletes. This will be another opportunity for you to meet the entire team.

 

I hope you have a good summer and I look forward to seeing you all in the fall and hearing about your exploits!

Sincerely, Alex