February 13, 2016, 7:47p.m. - THE UST Tiger Fencers duplicated their second-place finish last year at the conclusion of the UAAP Season 78 fencing tournament held at the Ateneo de Manila University Blue Eagle Gym Saturday.
UST clinched three silver medals and three bronze en route to a final tally of 6-7-8 gold-silver-bronze medals.
The University of the East Red Warriors extended their championship streak in the men's division to four straight titles and eight consecutive championships in the women's division.
UST's Maylene Pailma, Cherie Mañago, Dyren Faith Peñaflor and Eileen de Guzman fell short against UE in a nailbiter, 42-45, in the women’s team sabre finals.
February 12, 2016, 12:28p.m. - THE UST Tiger Fencers notched another gold medal on Day 2 of the UAAP Season 78 fencing tournament at the Ateneo Blue Eagle Gym Thursday.
Women’s team captain Maylene Pailma snatched the Tiger Fencers' fourth gold medal by defeating University of the East’s Alleine Cortey, 15-14, in the women’s sabre event.
Pailma was on the verge of losing but the UST fencing team captain but salvaged a victoru by landing an attack squarely on her opponent’s chest.
UST's Eileen de Guzman lost via abandonment after she injured her right knee against Far Eastern University’s Dolly Mae Curiba in their quarterfinals match.