No. 7 Women’s Fencing Captures Final Home Win Over NYU

Photo by: Gil Talbot
Photo by: Gil Talbot
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CAMBRIDGE, Mass.- The No.7 Harvard women's fencing team closed out home competition by besting NYU 22-5 this Saturday afternoon. The Crimson saw strong showings from the epee squad, who swept, 9-0, as the sabre team posted an 8-1 victory to ensure a Harvard win. 

Harvard Highlights

  • The 9-0 epee team's sophomore Cindy Gao and first-year Catherine Beddingfield recorded a +11 touch differential in the sweep over their competitors.
  • In sabre, first-year Veronica Czyzewski tabbed a +10-touch differential in her sweep against her opponents.
  • Junior Natalie Yang tabbed a team-high +12 touch differential with a perfect 5-0 score, while adding three victories over the Bobcats.

Results
Harvard 22, NYU 5
Sabre: 8-1
Foil: 5-4
Epee: 9-0 

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The Crimson travels to New Haven, Conn. for the Ivy League Championship hosted by Yale, Feb. 9-10.