Freshman Fencing Team, Rice Institute
The four members of the William M. Rice Institute’s freshman fencing team. From left to right, they are J.M. Strange, Mike Simons, Dick Betts, and James Stras. They are posing in front of a brick wall in a gym, holding their fencing epees downwards, the tips touching together on a fencer’s protective headmask placed on the floor. Original resource is a black and white photograph.
From 1952-1957, the Rice Institute had a competitive fencing team taught by Coach Harold Van Buskirk. Burskirk, a member of the U.S. Olympic team in 1924, 1928, and 1932, coached fencing at Rice from the 1940s-1960s.
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