Brandeis fencing dominates at meet

December 2, 2011

Both men’s and women’s fencing gave strong performances at the Northeast Fencing Conference meet at the University of New Hampshire on Nov. 19. Both teams beat Boston University, UMass and University of New Hampshire. The women’s team beat Wellesley College and fell to Sacred Heart and MIT. The men defeated MIT but fell to Sacred Heart.

The men’s team was led by strong performances from saber Adam Mandel ’15, who went 11-0, and foil Julian Cardillo ’14, who was 14-1 for the day. Alex Powell ’12 led the epee squad with a 9-3 record.

The women had standout performances by foil Vikki Nunley ’13, who went 16-1, saber Zoe Messinger ’13, who went 14-3, and epee Kristen Ha ’14, who went 13-5.

The Judges will resume competition Dec. 4 at the 2011 Brandeis Invitational, starting at 9 a.m. in the Gosman Athletic Center. Brandeis will face teams from Brown, Yale, St. Johns and Cornell at the event.

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