CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – The No. 5 Harvard men's fencing team completed its first home dual bout of the season this Sunday, Feb. 4, defeating NYU in a tight race, 14-13. The Crimson moves to 10-1 this season.
The men's foil squad guided the team this afternoon, posting a 6-3 record, led by the efforts of Duncan Rheingans-Yoo, Geoffrey Tourette and George Haglund who all posted 2-1 records. Rheingans-Yoo and Tourette led Harvard with a plus-six touch differential and now both top the Crimson's line up in overall touch variance, coming in at plus-68 and plus-75 on the year, respectively.
Phillipe Guy sealed a 5-4 win in sabre, battling to a 5-4 win of his own over NYU's Schindler. Harvard's also saw successful results from its upperclassmen in sabre as senior Erwin Cai posted a 2-1 record and senior co-captain Eric Zhao assisted with a 2-1 decision and plus-five touch differential and Erwin
The Bobcats controlled through much of the epee match, holding the Crimson off 6-3. Freshman Charles Horowitz led epee, tallying a 2-1 record and plus-two touch differential.
Harvard will prepare for the Ivy League Championships Feb. 10-11 in Princeton, N.J. All bouts will be broadcast live on the Ivy League Network.
Sabre: W, 5-4
Foil: W, 6-3
Epee: L, 3-6