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van Loon Competes at Dijon Junior World Cup

van Loon took 27th overall (photo courtesy Gil Talbot).

DIJON, France – Eppeist Nina van Loon of the No. 7 Harvard women's fencing team competed at the Dijon Junior World Cup, Sunday, Jan. 5 and finished 27th overall.

van Loon, who competed in her second international competition this year, notched a 3-3 mark and plus-3 indicator in pool action to rank 40th headed into the direct elimination tables and draw a bye in the round of 128. In her opening bout, she met the 25th-seeded Giorgia Pometti. The Boulder, Colo., native upset the Italian, 15-8, to advance to the table of 32 where she was elimination from the competition by Carmel Tulen (NED), who was seeded eighth, 15-7. Out of 105 entrants, van Loon claimed 27th.

The sophomore and the Crimson return to the strip on Sunday, Jan. 26 in at the St. John's Invitational in Queens, N.Y.

ACADEMIC INTEGRATION & COMPETITIVE EXCELLENCE

IN DIVISION I ATHLETICS