Men’s Fencing Dominates the Strips at the Tradition Tournament, 5-0

Men’s Fencing Dominates the Strips at the Tradition Tournament, 5-0

O'Brien leads the men with a 14-1 record at the Tradition Tournament (Gil Talbot).

FARFIELD, Conn. - Harvard men's fencing went 5-0 at the Tradition Tournament, its first tournament of the season, hosted by Sacred Heart on Sunday. This is the first time since 2010 that the men's team has gone undefeated at the tournament. 

The Crimson opened up the tournament with a win against Vassar, 19-8, and going undefeated in foil, 9-0. Harvard was able to beat Penn State, 17-10, and then ease past Sacred Heart, 21-6. 

The men closed out the tournament with victories against NJIT, 22-5, and NYU, 20-7. The epee fencers went 3-2 while the foil and saber fencers went undefeated, 5-0. 

Senior Duncan O'Brien led the men's team with a 14-1 record at the tournament. 

The men and women take a break during the winter as they prepare for the St. John's Invitational in Queens, New York on Jan. 23.

Round 1 – Harvard 19, Vassar 8

Epee: 6-3, Vassar

Foil: 9-0, Harvard

Saber: 7-2, Harvard

 

Round 2 – Harvard 17, Penn State 10

Epee: 5-4, Harvard

Foil: 7-2, Harvard

Saber: 5-4, Harvard

 

Round 3 – Harvard 21, Sacred Heart 6

Epee: 7-2, Harvard

Foil: 7-2, Harvard

Saber: 7-2, Harvard

 

Round 4 – Harvard 22, NJIT 5

Epee: 5-4, NJIT

Foil: 5-4, Harvard

Saber: 9-0, Harvard

 

Round 5 – Harvard 20, NYU 7

Epee: 6-3, Harvard

Foil: 6-3, Harvard

Saber: 8-1, Harvard