Timothy’s summer 2018

Timothy visited Korea National Team Training Center, took part in training and fenced with Korean National Fencing Team. It’s such an honor and an amazing experience ever! BIG thank you to Korea National Fencing Team !!!

Also, Timothy competed in extra fencing round with Korea high school squad at the Korea National Modern Pentathlon competition and he met Jinhwa Jung and Woongtae Jun who are ranked No.1 and No.2 in the Morden Pentathlon world rankings. Deeply appreciate Korea Morden Pentathlon Association that you gave him an unforgettable experience!

Many special thanks go out to Coach Young’s former coaches, teammates, and students!!

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Result in August 2018

1. BFC Tractor Pull

Congratulations to Faith Park and Keegan O’Hara on their 1st and top 8 finishes in senior mixed epee. Keep up the great work!!!

2. Mid-south Fencers’ Club “Big Blue” 2018

Congratulations to Faith Park who got 1st place in Senior Women’s Epee. Awesome!!!

3. Stoccata Panther RJCC in FL

Congratulations to Lily Papadakis who got GOLD in Cadet Women’s Foil and BRONZE in Junior Women’s FoilIMG_3453IMG_3504IMG_3635. Way to go Lily!!

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June & July 2018

CFC Mixed Epee Open

Congratulations to Faith Park for taking 1st place and Dohyun Kim for getting 8th place & D2018. Well done!!!

2018 Summer National & July Challenge

Faith Park: 7th in Y14 / 14th in Cadet / 22nd in Junior / 17th in Div1A / 34th in the Div1

Nirali Igoe: 30th in Div1A

Michelle Lee: 17th in Y12 / 21st in Y14 / 38th in Cadet

Kyungmin Lee: 9th and  D2018 in Div2

Yedda Lee: 24th in Y12

Timothy Lee: 37th in Y14 / 20th in Cadet

Daniel Yedarm Lee: 25th in Y12 / 61st in Y14

Kozmo Rhyu: 18th in Y12

Samuel Yechan Lee: 16th in Y10

Paul Gumagay: 21st in Vet50

Richmond Tune-up Open

Shout out to Nirali Igoe for finishing in top 8 in Senior Mixed Epee.

Tune-up Open Tournament

Congrats to Nathan Yoon and Timothy Lee on their top 8 finishes. Also, congrats to one of our campers, Bowen Wang on his 5th place finish.

DCFC Youth Challenge

This competition was a great way for the fencers to get prepared in nationals!! In this rate they will do great!! The penta fencers worked very hard and I’m very proud! Congratulations to all!!

Y10 Mixed Epee
Samuel Lee : GOLD

Y12 Mixed Epee
Edward Kim : GOLD
Kozmo Rhyu : SILVER
Daniel Yedarm Lee : BRONZE
Yedda Lee : 5th place

Y14 Mixed Epee
Edward Kim : GOLD
Erika Gumagay : SILVER
Daniel Yedarm Lee : BRONZE
Jason Yi : 5th place


Fencers Club Youth Epee

Congratulations to Kozmo Rhyu on taking SILVER medals in the Y12 and Y14 Men’s Epee .

Third Friends of DCFC Epee Team Challenge

Team POFC “The Three Pentateers” won SILVER . Congrats to Nirali, Rakyung & Faith!

Jedi Challenge

Congratulations to Ian Park and Justin Oh on their 1st and 2nd place finishes in Y14 Mixed Epee.



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Results of May 2018

1. The Battle the Bullies 2018

Our youth Penta fencers dominated each youth event this Sunday at the Battle the Bullies 2018. Go POFC!

Y10 Mixed Epee
Samuel Lee : G O L D
Max Friedman : B R O N Z E

Y12 Mixed Epee
Daniel Lee : G O L D
Kiera Taylor : S I L V E R
Yedda Lee : 5th place
Erika Gumagay : 6th place

Y14 Mixed Epee
Ian Park : S I L V E R
Daniel Lee : B R O N Z E
Edward Kim : B R O N Z E
Yedda Lee : 6th place

Also, Nirali, Faith and Alex did well for refereeing!!

2. Friends of DCFC Friday Night DV3 Mixed Epee

Congratulations to Kyungmin Lee who took 2nd place!

3. MoDuel E and Under Mixed Epee

Congratulations to Bill Zheng who took 3rd place and E18!

4. Valkyrie Women’s Div II Open

Kyungmin Lee : GOLD

5. BFC Spring Youth Event

Samuel Lee : GOLD in Y10
Josemaria Meister : BRONZE in Y10
Daniel Lee : GOLD in Y12 & SILVER in Y14

6.  Fight it with Fencing 

Ian Park : SILVER in Y12

7.  CFC Epee Open

Faith Park : BRONZE
Keegan O’Hara: 6th place

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April Results

1. Cherry Blossom Open

So proud of POFC fencers over the weekend! Congratulations to Faith Park who got SILVER in the Senior WE at the Cherry Blossom Open in College Park, MD yesterday. It’s only one touch away from gold medal.

2. Atlanta Fencing Epee RJCC 
Congratulations to William Tae who got SILVER in the Cadet ME and BRONZE in the Junior ME  at the Atlanta Fencing Epee RJCC in Atlanta, GA today. Go Penta!!

3. Jeff Wolfe Long Island Challenge ROC

Congratulations to Nirali Igoe on winning BRONZE medal and renewing B18 in the Div1A WE. Great job Nirali!!

4. April North American Cup

Big congratulations William Tae!!
One touch away from gold…. but amazing performance by William Tae getting 2nd place in Div2ME at April NAC in Richmond VA. Way to go, William!!! Also, great job Kyungmin Lee for top 16(13 place) in Div3WE and for top 32 in Div2WE. We are so proud of your progress in a short time. Hooray!! Congratulations to our veteran fencer Paul Gumagay!!! He got 5th place today at the Div3 ME in April NAC. Age is just number!! Congratulations to all POFC fencers, parents and coaches!!

5. Fairfax Challenge SYC
Great job all of our fencers who represented our club! We are so proud of you guys!!

Y14 Men’s Epee

Timothy Lee: GOLD / Ian Park: 7th place & E18

Y12 Men’s Epee

Ian Park: 8th place

Y14 Women’s Epee

Faith Park: BRONZE / Michelle Lee: 5th place / Erika Gumagay: 12th place & E18

Y12 Women’s Epee

Michelle Lee: SILVER / Kiera Taylor: 5th place

6. 2018 Virginia Division Div II/III/Y14 SN

Congratulations to all POFC fencers who qualified for Summer Nationals!

Kozmo Rhyu: 2nd for Y14ME
Rakyung Lee: 2nd for DV2 & DV3 WE
Kyungmin Lee: 6th for DV3 WE
Julia Kim: 3rd for DV2 & DV3 WF



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Result in March 2018

1. Fairfax Challenge RJCC

Great job all POFC fencers! We swept 11 medals at each Epee events. A special congrats go out to..

Junior Men’s Epee
Timothy Lee : GOLD & A2018
William Tae : 7th place

Junior Women’s Epee
Faith Park : BRONZE
Michelle Lee : 5th place
Nirali Igoe : 8th place

Cadet Men’s Epee
Timothy Lee : GOLD
Tianyi Zhang : 5th place
William Tae : 6th place
Keegan O’Hara: 7th place & D18

Cadet Women’s Epee
Dahyun Kang : 6th place
Kyungmin Lee : 7th place & E18

2. DCFC Champagne Challenge

Congratulations to John Kim who got 7th place and C2018 in the Senior Mixed Epee. Way to go John!!!

3. DCFC Youth Challenge

Congratulations to everyone who competed in the Y12 Mixed Epee! Keep up the great work!
1st Kozmo Rhyu
2nd Nathan Moon
5th Prestin Kim

4.  March North American Cup in Baltimore, MD

POFC youth fencers competed very well and had a great experience! Here are our great results;

Matthew Li : 8th place in Y10 Men’s Epee                                                                                Michelle Lee : 9th place in Y14 Women’s Epee & Y12 Women’s Epee                                        Timothy Lee : 13th place in Y14 Men’s Epee
Edward Kim : 8th place in Y12 Men’s Epee
Faith Park : GOLD in Y14 Team Women’s Epee

5. Arnold Fencing Classic RYC in OH

Congratulations to Lily Papadakis for getting 2nd place in Wo

men’s Epee and 3rd place in Y12 & Y14 Women’s Foil. Great job Lily!!



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Results in February

1. Richmond Winter RJCC

Congratulations to Lily Papadakis on her SILVER medal in the Cadet Women’s Foil. Great job Lily!!

2. DCFC Youth Challenge

So proud of our youth fencers who competed at the DCFC Youth Challenge today! Here are our great results!
Y10 Mixed Epee – Samuel Lee : GOLD
Y12 Mixed Epee – Kozmo Rhyu : GOLD and Daniel Lee : BRONZE
Y14 Mixed Epee – Edward Kim : SILVER and Daniel Lee : BRONZE

3. Apen RYC

Congratulations to Ian Park who took two BRONZE medals in the Y12 & Y14 Men’s Epee. Also congratulations to Thomas Murphy took who got 7th place in the Y 12 Men’s Epee. Great job boys!!

4. Cobra Challenge ROC

Huge congratulations to Nirali Igoe on taking 7th place in Div1A Senior Women’s Epee. Well done Nirali!!

5. Choco Therapy Tournament

Congratulations to all of our POFC fencers who represented our club!
William Tae – Silver & C2018
Paul Gumagay – Bronze & C2018
Faith Park – 5th place


Congratulations to our 12 year-old epeeist, Michelle Lee who made top 32 in the Cadet Women’s Epee, in her JO debut!!! Awesome!!!

Congratulations to Timothy Lee who took top 32(28 place) among the 266 fencers in the Cadet Men’s Epee at the Junior Olympic in Memphis, TN. Great job Tim!!!

7. Jedi Challenge

Congrats to Joshua (Chur Yong) Mun who got silver, Prestin Kim and Matthew Li tied for third place! Also, Joshua has been fencing for only three months! Well done!!

8. DCFC Champagne Challenge

Another great results for Penta! William Tae earned his B2018 today! William practiced and worked hard which got him is B rating today!! Congratulations!

9. Premier RJCC, NJ

Congratulations to Michelle Lee who took 3rd place and renewed her D2018 in the Cadet Women’s Epee. Keep up the good work Michelle!

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Results in January 2018

1. BFC Newbie New Year Youth Event 

Congratulations to all our youth fencers who competed at the BFC Newbie New Year Youth Event yesterday! POFC swept gold medals at each epee events!! Great job!!!

Y10 Mixed Epee
Lee, Samuel Yechan – GOLD

Y12 Mixed Epee

Lee, Daniel Yedarm – GOLD
Gumagay, Erika – BRONZE
Kim, Prestin – 6th place
Murphy, Thomas – 7th place

Y14 Mixed Epee
Huang, Spencer – GOLD

2. NJFA Region 3 RYC

Congratulations to Thomas Murphy who got 6th place in Y12 Men’s Epee at the NJFA Region 3 RYC. Great job Thomas!!!👏👏👏👏

3. January NAC in Virginia Beach

Congratulations to Faith Park who made top 32 (23rd place) in the Junior Women’s Epee and top 64 (59th place) in the Div1 Women’s Epee. Also, congratulations to Dahyun Kang who made top 64 (49th place) in the Junior Women’s Epee and Nirali Igoe on her 6th place finish & B2018 in the Div1 classification event. Keep up the hard work!

4. Capitol Clash SYC & Cadet

Congratulations to all POFC fencers who represented our club at the Capitol Clash SYC & Cadet. A special congrats go out to..

Y12WE : Michelle Lee – 5th place
Y14WE : Faith Park – SILVER
CdtWE : Faith Park – BRONZE

5. NJFA January ROC

Congratulations to William Tae on his BRONZE medal in the Div2ME at the NJFA January ROC. Great job!!


6. MDFC Junior Epee Open

Congratulations to Dohyun Kim on winning GOLD and his first E2018 rating at the MDFC Junior Epee Open. We are so proud of you!

7. DCFC Champagne Challenge

Congratulations to Sungho Yoon on winning SILVER at the DCFC Champagne Challenge.



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Results in December 2017

1. Friends of DCFC Team Event

POFC fencers showed great teamwork at the Friends of DCFC Team Event. Congratulations to all club-mates!!
2nd place : Asian Sensation(Derek, Alex, Sungho & Woosuk)
4th place : Penta Boys(William, Nathan & Timothy)
5th place : Three Swordsmen(Paul, Brad Kim & Kyle)
Also, nicely done Dahyun on the strip as a referee !

2.  Florida Panther RJCC

Congratulations to Nirali Igoe who took GOLD in Cadet WE and SILVER in Junior WE at the Florida Panther RJCC. Great job !!

3. Capitol Division Y12 & Under Tournament

Congratulations to Kozmo Rhyu on winning GOLD medal in the 12 mixed epee at the Capitol Division Y12 & Under Tournament. It was Kozmo’s first competition ever! Also, POFC youth fencers, Yedda and Prestin took top 8! So proud of you guys!!!

4. December North American Cup in Portland, OR

Congratulations to Nirali Igoe for winning BRONZE and earning her B2017 rating in the DivII Women’s Epee. We are soooooo proud of you! Keep up the great work!!

5.  DCFC Youth Challenge

Congratulations to our youth fencers who competed at the DCFC Youth Challenge today! A special congrats go out to…

Y12 Mixed Epee
Ian Park – GOLD
Erika Gumagay – SILVER 
Kozmo Rhyu & Yedda Lee – BRONZE

Y14 Mixed Epee
Minjun Kim – BRONZE
Edward Kim – 5th
Spencer Huang – 6th
Kyungmin Lee – 7th

6. Fairfax Challenge ROC

We had an amazing result and congrats to all top 8 fencers! A special congrats go out to…

Div2 Men’s Epee: Tianyi Zhang – GOLD                                                                                      Div1 Men’s Epee: Kyle Yi – 6th place
Div1 Women’s Epee: Faith Park & Nirali Igoe – BRONZE
Veteran Men’s Epee: Paul Gumagay – 5th place

7.  2017 Austin Challenge SYC in Austin, TX

Congratulations to Lily Papadakis on taking BRONZE in the Y12 Women’s Foil. Great Job Lily!!!


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2017 POFC Holiday Party!

We really appreciated all of you guys who came to the party. Also, big thank you to everyone for bringing such an amazing food to share with one another. We hope you had a great time and look forward to another great year ahead!!! GO POFC!!!


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