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Sophomore foilist Zuhril Megat Zariman goes up against a competitor from third-ranked Penn State.
UCSD Battles Nation's Top Squads at Northwestern Duals
Release: Sunday 02/05/2017 
by UCSD

SOUTH BEND, Ind. - The University of California fencing team battled several of the nation's top squads at the Northwestern Duals, Feb. 4-5 on the campus of Notre Dame.

UC San Diego's women went 6-5 overall and upset host Northwestern University, the ninth-ranked team in the country. The Triton men recorded a 4-5 mark.

The women took down NU by a score of 15-12, going 6-3 in epee, 5-4 in foil and 4-5 in saber. They also posted victories over Cleveland State (18-9), Detroit (27-0), Fairleigh Dickinson (16-11), Lawrence (16-11) and Wayne State (20-7).

The Tritons came up short against No. 2 Princeton (18-9), No. 3 Notre Dame (16-11), No. 5 Penn State (19-8), No. 8 Temple (19-8) and North Carolina (17-10).

The women's epee contingent tallied a 57-42 overall record. Foil went 54-45 and saber finished at 47-52.

The men earned wins against Detroit (21-6), Incarnate Word (21-6), Lawrence (22-5) and Wayne State (22-5). They fell to No. 2 Ohio State (21-6), No. 3 Penn State (19-8), No. 5 Princeton (21-6), No. 9 Stanford (21-6) and North Carolina (14-13).

Saber posted a solid 48-33 overall record, while foil went 42-39 and epee was 35-46.

Both the UCSD men and women are receiving votes in the most recent CollegeFencing360.com national poll.

UC San Diego hosts the Team Invitational at Main Gym on Saturday, Feb. 11. The event is scheduled for a 2:30 p.m. start.

MEN
UCSD 21, Detroit 6 (E: 8-1, F: 6-3, S: 7-2)
UCSD 21, Incarnate Word 6 (E: 5-4, F: 7-2, S: 9-0)
UCSD 22, Lawrence 5 (E: 5-4, F: 8-1, S: 9-0)
UCSD 22, Wayne State 5 (E: 7-2, F: 9-0, S: 6-3)
North Carolina 14, UCSD 13 (E: 5-4, F: 5-4, S: 4-5)
No. 2 Ohio State 21, UCSD 6 (E: 7-2, F: 7-2, S: 7-2)
No. 3 Penn State 19, UCSD 8 (E: 7-2, F: 7-2, S: 5-4)
No. 5 Princeton 21, UCSD 6 (E: 8-1, F: 7-2, S: 6-3)
No. 9 Stanford 21, UCSD 6 (E: 8-1, F: 7-2, S: 6-3)

WOMEN
UCSD 18, Cleveland State 9 (E: 9-0, F: 2-7, S: 7-2)
UCSD 27, Detroit 0 (E: 9-0, F: 9-0, S: 9-0)
UCSD 16, Fairleigh Dickinson 11 (E: 4-5, F: 7-2, S: 5-4)
UCSD 16, Lawrence 11 (E: 6-3, F: 6-3, S: 4-5)
UCSD 15, No. 9 Northwestern 12 (E: 6-3, F: 5-4, S: 4-5)
UCSD 20, Wayne State 7 (E: 9-0, F: 7-2, S: 4-5)
North Carolina 17, UCSD 10 (E: 4-5, F: 7-2, S: 6-3)
No. 3 Notre Dame 16, UCSD 11 (E: 5-4, F: 6-3, S: 5-4)
No. 5 Penn State 19, UCSD 8 (E: 6-3, F: 5-4, S: 8-1)
No. 2 Princeton 18, UCSD 9 (E: 7-2, F: 5-4, S: 6-3)
No. 8 Temple 19, UCSD 8 (E: 9-0, F: 4-5, S: 6-3)

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