"To create a respectful and empowering team atmosphere where student athletes are inspired to better their fencing skills, strategies, and athletic mindset with the goal of creating team victories and a healthy, balanced lifestyle."
Fencing Team Mission Statement


Lawrence University is one of the smallest schools in the nation to sponsor intercollegiate fencing. Members of the Midwest Fencing Conference, the Vikings compete in tournaments across the region against some of the best fencers in the country. Lawrence has one national champion to its credit as Mike Gattnar won the NCAA title in epee in 1995. The Vikings also had a four-time NCAA Championships qualifier in Jeff Peyton, who went to the national meet from 1998 to 2001.

Latest Headlines

Nowak paces Vikings at NCAA regional

Sat, 03/11/2017 - 5:00pm

The Week Ahead: February 20-26

Tue, 02/21/2017 - 2:43pm
APPLETON, Wis. — The Lawrence University track and field teams and fencing squads compete in their conference championships this weekend. The Lawrence thinclads head to Jacksonville, Ill., for the Midwest Conference Championships on Friday and Saturday looking to bring home some individual titles. The Lawrence fencers are off to Columbus, Ohio, for the Midwest Fencing … Continue reading The Week Ahead: February 20-26

LarryU Facebook Twitter Instagram YouTube