No. 2 Men’s Fencing Heads to In State Rival for The Beanpot

Erwin Cai action photo.
Photo Courtesy: David Demer

CAMBRIDGE, Mass.- No.2 Harvard men's fencing heads down the road to Boston College to compete in the Beanpot on Wednesday.

The Crimson will meet Brandeis in round one. In their matchup earlier this year Harvard downed the Judges, 16-11, and notched its 54th win in the all-time series.

Harvard steps to the strip in round two to fence against MIT. Earlier this season Harvard downed the Engineers 22-5 at the Brandeis Invitational to bring the series to 101-18-1 all time.

In its final bouts of the day, the Crimson meets host Boston College. At the Brandeis Invitational, the men defeated the Eagles, 16-11, to stretch its unbeaten streak to 22-0 all-time.

What to Know

  • The Crimson is coming off a weekend in which they secured its 11th Ivy Championship and tabbed seven All-Ivy selections.
  • At the Ivy Round Robins, the men swept first, second and third place at the sabre and foil weapons with Geoffrey Tourette winning foil and Mitchell Saron winning sabre.
  • Harvard is riding a seven-match win streak.
  • The Crimson defeated MIT, Boston College and Brandeis earlier this season.

At the Helm
The Crimson had a busy offseason adding many new faces to Cambridge including Daria Schneider who will enter her first season at the helm for Harvard. Schneider comes to Harvard after a three-year stint as head coach at Cornell where she notched 34 victories including a program best 19 in 2016-17 and Ivy Co-Coach of the Year in 2018.

Up Next
Harvard will have some time off before heading to Ithaca, N.Y. for the NCAA Regionals on March 8th.