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BEANPOT CHAMPS! No. 4 Women’s Fencing Sweeps Matches

Women's fencing sweeps MIT, Brandeis, and Boston College for title (Athletic Communications).

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – The No. 4 Harvard women's fencing team clinched its ninth Beanpot title Wednesday night at the Malkin Athletic Center over Brandeis, MIT and Boston College.

The Crimson opened the competition with a 20-7 win over Brandeis. The victory was led by the saber duo of Gabby Tartakovsky and Adrienne Jarocki, who won all three of their bouts against the Judges. 

In the match against MIT, the saber group captured nine points for the Crimson. Hellary Zhang, foil fencer also posted a 3-0 record assisting the team to a 20-7 triumph over the Engineers. 

The final match for the Crimson versus Boston College was the deciding factor in the competition. After the foil and saber events concluded, the Crimson led, 11-7, and Harvard went on to an 16-11 victory over the Eagles.

The Crimson will prepare for the NCAA Northeast Regionals in Poughkeepsie, New York. The competition will be hosted by Vassar and will take place on March 13. The top fencers at the event will have the opportunity to compete at the NCAA Championships.

Harvard def. Brandeis, 20-7        Harvard def. MIT, 20-7     Harvard def. BC, 16-11

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

Foil:
Hali Nelson, 2-1
Hellary Zhang, 1-2
Liana Henderson-Semel, 1-2

Saber:
Gabby Tartakovsky, 3-0
Aliya Itzkowitz, 3-0
Adrienne Jarocki, 3-0

 

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

Foil:
Hali Nelson, 2-1
MacKenzie Lawrence, 2-1
Hellary Zhang, 3-0

Saber:
Gabby Tartakovsky, 3-0
Aliya Itzkowitz, 3-0
Adrienne Jarocki, 3-0
 

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

Foil:
Liana Yamin, 0-2
Hellary Zhang, 2-1
Liana Henderson-Semel, 0-2
MacKenzie Lawrence, 0-1
Hali Nelson, 1-0 

Saber:
Gabby Tartakovsky, 3-0
Aliya Itzkowitz, 2-1
Adrienne Jarocki, 3-0
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