No. 4 Women’s Fencing Leads Ivy League Championships After Day One with 3-0 Record

No. 4 Women’s Fencing Leads Ivy League Championships After Day One with 3-0 Record

Jarocki leads all women's saber fencers with a 9-0 record (Gil Talbot).

ITHACA, N.Y. – The No. 4 Harvard women's fencing team concluded day one of the Ivy League Championship with a 3-0 record, placing them in first.

In its opening bouts, the Crimson defeated Yale 22-5 and five Harvard student-athletes finished with a 3-0 mark. Adrienne Jarocki, Aliya Itzkowitz, Liana Henderson-Semel, MacKenzie Lawrence, and Claire Dinhut each topped their opponents in their respective weapons.

Harvard defeated Princeton after close bouts, 16-11, with undefeated performances from saber fencer Adrienne Jarocki and epeeist Shawn Wallace.

The Crimson surpassed Brown after winning all by two bouts for a final score of 25-2. Nine Harvard fencers went undefeated in the matchup.

Day two will resume with matches against Cornell at 10:00 a.m., former champions Columbia at 11:30 a.m., and Penn at 1:45 p.m. 

Harvard def. Yale, 22-5
Saber:
Adrienne Jarocki, 3-0
Aliya Itzkowitz, 3-0
Gabby Tartakovsky, 2-1

Foil:
Liana Henderson-Semel, 3-0
MacKenzie Lawrence, 3-0
Hali Nelson, 1-2

Epee:
Claire Dinhut, 3-0
Sharon Ra, 2-1
Shawn Wallace, 2-1

Harvard def. Princeton, 16-11
Saber:
Adrienne Jarocki, 3-0
Gabby Tartakovsky, 2-1
Aliya Itzkowitz, 2-1

Foil:
Liana Henderson-Semel, 2-1
Liana Yamin, 1-2
MacKenzie Lawrence, 1-2

Epee:
Shawn Wallace, 3-0
Claire Dinhut, 1-2
Sharon Ra, 1-2

Harvard def. Brown, 25-2
Saber:
Adrienne Jarocki, 3-0
Gabby Tartakovsky, 3-0
Aliya Itzkowitz, 3-0

Foil:
Hellary Zhang, 3-0
Hali Nelson, 3-0
Liana Yamin, 3-0

Epee:
Shawn Wallace, 3-0
Claire Dinhut, 0-2
Sharon Ra, 3-0
Julia Carstens, 1-0