Women’s Fencing Heads to Sacred Heart Invitational

Photo Credit: Gil Talbot
Photo Credit: Gil Talbot

CAMRIDGE, Mass.- The Harvard women's fencing team looks toward Sacred Heart's Invitational on Dec. 2 with events beginning at 8 a.m. The Crimson squad will compete against five teams, opening up with Temple, followed by NYU, Penn State, Sacred Heart and Vassar.

During the women's last outing, five Crimson members placed in the top-10 of their respective weapons, including Sharon Ra, Catherine Beddingfield, Martha Merriam, Veronica Czyzewski and Gabrielle Tartakovsky.

What to Know

  • Seniors Gabrielle Tartakovsky and Shawn Wallace serve as the 2018-19 captains.
  • Last time the Crimson and Pioneers squared off, Harvard won 19-8, clinching scores in foil and epee, while edging Sacred Heart 5-4 in sabre.
  • Harvard continued to win the tournament last year, 4-1, with victories over Vassar (24-3), NYU (22-5), and Penn State (14-13)

Up Next

The Crimson quickly turns around to host Wellesley and Tufts for a weeknight set of matches on Tuesday, Dec. 4 at 6 p.m. Broadcast coverage will be on ESPN+.