CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – The Harvard women's fencing team shattered Wellesley in a dual meet on Wednesday evening at the Malkin Athletic Center, with the final tally reading 25-2.
The win helps the Crimson women improve its record to 4-2, while the Blue drops to 5-10. Harvard now boasts a 21-5 all-time record against Wellesley.
The foil fencers had five contributors to the 8-1 finish: Hali Nelson, MacKenzie Lawrence, Liana Yamin, Liana Henderson-Semel and Natalie Yang. The Crimson only gave up 11 touches in the bouts. Lawrence went 2-0 to lead the foil squad, and now paces the Crimson with a plus-32 differential and a 10-1 record for the season.
The team will take a break from action and will return on January 21st at St. John's against Columbia, Notre Dame, Ohio State, Penn State and the host Red Storm.
Sabre: Jarocki (3-0), Tartakovsky (3-0), Lasota (3-0)
Foil: Yang (2-0), Lawrence (2-0), Nelson (1-0), Yamin (1-0), Semel (2-1)
Epee: Ra (3-0), Wallace (3-0), Carstens (2-1)