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Women's Fencing Continues Dominance Over Tufts in 26-1 Rout

Katherine Chou did not allow a single touch against as Harvard toppled Tufts in its lone home dual match of the season Friday night (Gil Talbot).

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – The Harvard women's fencing team moved to a perfect 20-0 all-time against Tufts with a resounding 26-1 victory over the Jumbos Friday night at the Malkin Athletic Center.

Harvard improves to 5-1 on the season, while Tufts drops to 0-3.

"Overall, this was a good ending to the first part of the season," head fencing coach Peter Brand commented. "It is going to get harder from here, but I am pleased with how the team has done."

Captains Katherine Chou and Alexandra Kiefer paced the Crimson, winning all three of their bouts in foil. Chou did not allow a single touch against, while Kiefer allowed just one.

Harvard returns to action Jan. 26 with matches against Columbia, St. John's, Penn State, Notre Dame and Ohio State in Queens, N.Y.