BEANPOT CHAMPS! No. 5 Men’s Fencing Dominates Strips, 3-0

Zhao finished 7-2 at the Beanpot (Athletic Communications).

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – The No. 5 men's fencing team clinched its ninth Beanpot title Wednesday night at the Malkin Athletic Center, earning wins over Brandeis, MIT and Boston College.

In the opening match between Harvard and Brandeis, the Crimson defeated the Judges 21-6. The foil squad of Stephen Mageras, Michael Woo, and Jerry Chang gave Harvard an 8-1 lead.

The Crimson's foil group of Mageras, Woo, Chang, and Jonathan Gill won their weapon 8-1, helping Harvard edge MIT, 19-8.

After securing its first two victories, the title came down to the final match against Boston College. The foil group again led the attack, this time posting a perfect 9-0 victory over the Eagles. The saber fencers finished 7-2 in the match, while the epeeists finished with a 6-3 triumph. Harvard would go on to win the title after beating Boston College 22-5.

The Crimson will prepare for the NCAA Northeast Regionals in Poughkeepsie, New York. The competition will be hosted by Vassar and will take place on March 13. The top fencers at the event will have the opportunity to compete at the NCAA Championships.

Harvard def. Brandeis, 21-6      Harvard def. MIT, 19-8      Harvard def. BC, 22-5

Epee: 
Peregrine Badger, 1-1
Milo Davidson, 0-1
Nicolas Simko, 3-0
Albert Chien, 3-0

Foil:
Stephen Mageras, 3-0
Michael Woo,3-0
Jerry Chang, 2-1

Saber:
Alexander Ryjik, 2-1
Harrison Parker, 1-2
Eric Zhao, 2-1

Peregrine Badger, 1-1
Milo Davidson, 0-1
Nicolas Simko, 3-0
Albert Chien, 2-1

Foil:
Stephen Mageras, 2-1
Jonathan Gill, 1-0
Michael Woo, 2-1
Jerry Chang, 3-0


Saber:
Alexander Ryjik, 2-1
Harrison Parker, 1-2
Eric Zhao,  2-1

Epee: 
Peregrine Badger, 1-1
Milo Davidson, 0-1
Nicolas Simko, 3-0
Albert Chien, 2-1

Foil:
Stephen Mageras, 3-0
Jonathan Gill, 2-0
Michael Woo, 1-0
Jerry Chang, 3-0

Saber:
Alexander Ryjik, 3-0
Harrison Parker, 1-2
Eric Zhao,  3-0