Harvard Fencing Remains Sixth After Day 3 of NCAA Championships

Harvard Fencing Remains Sixth After Day 3 of NCAA Championships

COLUMBUS, Ohio - Harvard team sits in sixth place after the first day of men's competition at the 2012 NCAA Championships with one day remaining at the event hosted by Ohio State.  The Crimson accumulated 44 wins through the first three rounds.

Men's foil enjoyed a strong effort with 14 victories with both Harvard competitors landing in the top-10 field. Sophomore Lucas Lin tallied ten wins and +14 scoring differential to sit sixth. Along with Lin, teammate freshman Brian Kaneshige won seven times and stands tenth.  

First year eppeist Peregrine Badger had the best performance for the Crimson, as he stands in third place with ten victories and +23 scoring differential. Senior James Hawrot ended the day with four wins for 18th place.

In the saber, senior Valentin Staller was victorious eight times after one day and stands in fifth place. Sophomore Eric Arzoian finished with five wins and is in 20th place with one day remaining.

Harvard stands in sixth with a score of 106 after three days, trailing Ohio State (149), Princeton (135), Notre Dame (130), Penn State (122) and St. John's (122).

The men's squad enters day two in fourth place. Men's rounds 5 through 7 will begin tomorrow morning at 9:30 a.m. Sunday's medal bouts  will be broadcasted on ESPN3.com with coverage beginning at 1:45 p.m.

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