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Fencing to Host 41st Annual Temple Open on October 23-24

PHILADELPHIA - Temple head fencing coach Dr. Nikki Franke has released information for the 41st Annual Temple Fencing Open. The two-day, six-weapon tournament will be held on October 23-24 at the Liacouras Center on Temple's main campus.

"After having to cancel last year's Temple Open, we are very excited to invite everyone back to Temple this fall," Franke said. "It will be amazing to host this wonderful collegiate tournament once again."

The Temple Open, considered to be the largest of its kind in the nation, is an individual tournament for collegiate fencers that tends to draw an estimated 500 student-athletes from over 30 schools.