No. 7 Women’s Fencing Returns to Cambridge to Face NYU

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CAMBRIDGE, Mass.- No. 7 women's fencing looks to rebound with a win against NYU in its third home contest of the season. This meet is set for 11 a.m. at the MAC in the fencing room and is set to be broadcast on ESPN+.

The Crimson is a perfect 23-0 against the Violets all time. Last season Harvard defeated NYU in Cambridge by a final of 22-5.

How to Follow:
Broadcast- vs. NYU- ESPN+ (Talent: Ben Altsher and Tyler Murray), International Stream
Twitter- @HarvardFencing

What to Know

  • The Crimson come into this matchup at 9-8 and ranked No. 4 in the nation.
  • First-year Maria Theodore holds the best touch differential on the team plus 51 with an overall record of 22-14.
  • Junior epeeist Saanchi Kukadia holds the best record at 34-14 with a touch differential of plus 34.

At the Helm
The Crimson had a busy offseason adding many new faces to Cambridge including Daria Schneider who enters 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 was named Ivy League Co-Coach of the Year in 2018.

Up Next
The Crimson will return to Cambridge for the Ivy League Championships from February 8-9. Those matches are scheduled to take place at the Gordon Indoor Track and be broadcast on ESPN+.