No. 2 Men’s Fencing Sets Sights on Ivy League Championships

Photo by: Gil Talbot
Photo by: Gil Talbot

CAMBRIDGE, Mass.- The No. 2 Harvard men's fencing team looks to captures its 11th Ivy League Championship title as the team travels to Yale for Ivy competition. The round-robin style bouts begin Saturday, Feb. 9 at 10 a.m. and will run into the evening of Feb. 10.

How to Follow
Live Results
Where: Lanman Center, Yale

The men open up competition against No. 6 Yale at 10 a.m. before concluding the day against No. 4 Columbia. The following day, the Crimson finishes up the tournament taking on opponents from Penn, Brown and No. 5 Princeton.

What to Know?

  • Senior sabre fencer Eli Dershwitz concludes his Crimson career this weekend, as he will prepare for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics following the Ivy League Championships.
  • Junior foil fencer Geoffrey Tourette remains undefeated, holding a 13-0 record with a +54-touch differential this season.
  • In epee, Albert Chein has tallied a +21-touch differential in his 19 victories.
  • Harvard has captured five Ivy Championships in the last ten years, including last year's shared titel with Penn and Columbia.

Up Next
The Crimson will take part in the 12th-annual fencing Beanpot hosted by Brandeis University on Wednesday, Feb. 13.