All nine women fencers sweep in dual against Wellesley (Gil Talbot).
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – Harvard women's fencing kicked off its season with a complete sweep of Wellesley Thursday night at the Malkin Athletic Center, 27-0. All nine fencers dominated the strips winning each of their bouts.
The win helps the Crimson women get a victory under its belt, 1-0, while the Blue drops to 7-7. Harvard now boasts a 20-5 all-time record against Wellesley.
Fencing the epee, Shawn Wallace, Claire Dinhut and Sharon Ra all went 3-0 to help Harvard out to a great start. The Blue never had a chance to come up on top in foil as Liana Yamin, Hellary Zhang and Hali Nelson gave up only 13 touches in the bouts.
Harvard women's fencing continues its 2015-16 slate traveling to the Tradition Tournament in Fairfield, Connecticut, hosted by Sacred Heart, to compete against the host, New York University, Penn State and Vassar on Saturday, Dec. 6.
Epee: Wallace (3-0), Dinhut (3-0), Ra (3-0)
Foil: Yamin (3-0), Zhang (3-0), Nelson (3-0)
Saber: Itzkowitz (3-0), Tartakovsky (3-0), Jarocki (3-0)