Through NCAAs being canceled and both parents working in health care, fencer Madeline Liao has learned to put life in perspective.
In 2020, five Stanford fencers advanced to the NCAA Championships, four won regional titles and the men's team won a conference championship.
Five Stanford fencers -- Robin Cheong, Hanna Lee, Madeline Liao, Noah Matricciani, and Lucas Orts -- were named All-Americans in a special selection by the USFCA.
Stanford fencers won four of the six gold medals at the NCAA West Regionals and five other Cardinal are in contention for NCAA berths.
Twenty-two Stanford fencers compete in the West Regional to earn berths in the NCAA Championships.
Three Cardinal men garnered CoSIDA Academic All-District honors on Thursday, as Ben Hallock (water polo), David Jessen (gymnastics) and Lucas Orts (fencing) each were selected.