CAMBRIDGE, Mass.- No. 2 Harvard men's fencing sweeps the Ivy League Round Robins to win the Ivy Championship for the second time in three years.
After going undefeated on day one of the Ivy Championships, the Crimson needed two wins to secure the outright title.
Harvard faced off with Penn in its first match of the day. Sophomore epeeist Andrew Lee won a closely contested 5-2 bout to secure at least a share of the Ivy title. The Crimson went on to beat the Quakers 18-9.
The Crimson met the Princeton Tigers in the final round. With a tough opponent standing between them and an Ivy Championship, Harvard was equal to the test. First-year sabreist Filip Dolegiewicz won a 5-3 bout clinch the win and stand-alone a-top the Ivy League. The men went on to defeat the Tigers by a final of 20-7.
- Harvard becomes the first team to win outright Ivy Championship since the men did it back in 2013.
- The Crimson had a clean sweep of the Ivy League competition on the weekend going 5-0.
- Geoffrey Tourette was the only Ivy fencer to go undefeated with a perfect 14-0 season.
- The men swept in individual champions at sabre and foil weapons; 1. Mitchell Saron 2. Filip Dolegiewicz 3. Erwin Cai 1. Geoffrey Tourette 2. Kenji Bravo 3. Duncan Rheingans-Yoo.
All-Ivy League First and Second Team
- Geoffrey Tourette (Foil)
- Kenji Bravo (Foil)
- Duncan Rheingans-Yoo (Foil)
- Mitchell Saron (Saber)
- Filip Dolegiewicz (Saber)
- Erwin Cai (Saber)
- Jonas Hansen (Epee)
Day Two Results
Harvard 18 Penn 9
Sabre 4-5 | Foil 9-0 | Epee 5-4
Harvard 20 Princeton 7
Sabre 7-2 | Foil 8-1 | Epee 5-4
Erwin Cai- 9-4
Filip Dolegiewicz- 10-4
Daniel Solomon- 2-0
Jason Oh- 1-0
Geoffrey Tourette- 14-0
Kenji Bravo- 12-3
Duncan Rheingans-Yoo- 10-3
George Haglund- 1-2
Jonas Hansen- 9-5
Andrew Lee- 5-10
Adrien Thein-Sandler- 7-3
Josh Willcox- 3-3
The Crimson head to Boston College to fence in the Beanpot on Feb. 12.