stop
Photo by: UCSD
Travis Tibbitts
Travis Tibbitts Selected to Compete at NCAA Championships
Release: Thursday 03/13/2014 
by UCSD

LA JOLLA, Calif. - UC San Diego's Travis Tibbitts has been selected to compete at the 2014 NCAA Fencing Championships, hosted by The Ohio State University in Columbus, Ohio, March 20-23.

A sophomore sabreur from Santa Barbara, Tibbitts is making his first career appearance at nationals after putting together a successful 2013-14 regular season.

Most recently, Tibbitts placed third in men's sabre at the NCAA West Regionals, which were hosted by Caltech in Pasadena on March 8. He went 10-1 to advance to the championship round, where he defeated Stanford's Daniel Wolfson by a 15-10 score to secure third place.

In Ohio, fencers will compete in a round robin format of five-touch bouts for five rounds. The top-four finishers following round robin competition will fence in semifinal 15-touch bouts. Those victors will face off to determine first and second places, with the non-advancing fencers tying for third place.

A total of 144 fencers from 25 teams will compete for championship titles in six weapon categories (men's epee, men's foil, men's sabre, women's epee, women's foil and women's sabre) at French Field House.

Rounds 1-3 of men's sabre will take place on Saturday, March 22, beginning at 11 a.m. (PT). On Sunday, March 23, rounds 4-5 will be contested at 6 a.m. (PT) with semifinals and championship bouts slated for a 10:45 a.m. (PT) start.

The 2014 NCAA Championships will be covered by live stats. In addition, ESPN3 will be broadcasting the semifinal and championship bouts live. An hour-long highlight show of the 2014 NCAA Fencing Championships will air on ESPNU at 5 p.m. (PT) on April 1.

In 2013, UCSD had a pair of fencers qualify for the NCAA Championships as Adam Campbell-Kruger and Luc Ginestet both competed in men's epee. For complete results, click here.

Though not competing as a team at the 2014 NCAA Championships, the UC San Diego men's squad received votes in the most recent CollegeFencing360.com national poll. Columbia and Penn State are tied for the top spot on the men's side, while the Princeton women are No. 1.

#TritonsRising

Sunday, February 19
Baseball vs. Western Oregon
2:00 PM
UC San Diego
Friday, February 24
Baseball vs. Cal State San Marcos
6:00 PM
UC San Diego
Saturday, February 25
Baseball at Cal State San Marcos
12:00 PM
San Marcos
Baseball at Cal State San Marcos
3:30 PM
San Marcos
Sunday, February 26
Baseball vs. Cal State San Marcos
12:00 PM
UC San Diego
Saturday, March 04
Baseball at Cal State East Bay
12:00 PM
Hayward
Baseball at Cal State East Bay
3:30 PM
Hayward
Sunday, March 05
Baseball at Cal State East Bay
11:00 AM
Hayward
Saturday, March 11
Baseball vs. Cal State Monterey Bay
2:00 PM
UC San Diego
Baseball vs. Cal State Monterey Bay
5:30 PM
UC San Diego
Sunday, March 12
Baseball vs. Cal State Monterey Bay
12:00 PM
UC San Diego
Thursday, March 16
Baseball at SF State
2:00 PM
San Francisco
Friday, March 17
Baseball at SF State
11:00 AM
San Francisco
Baseball at SF State
2:30 PM
San Francisco
New Triton Ballpark AD