Jen Chun finished 24th at the...
MADISON, New Jersey – Jen Chun of the UC San Diego women’s fencing team finished in 24th place in women’s foil at the NCAA Championships in New Jersey. Chun earned two victories on the last day of the championships. Combined with UCSD’s men’s foil All-American Cameron Sprowles’ 11th place finish, UCSD finishes with a 21st place national team finish. The National Collegiate Men’s and Women’s Fencing Championships include individual events in each of the six weapons (women’s foil, women’s epee, women’s sabre, men’s foil, men’s epee, men’s sabre).
Fencers will compete in a round-robin of 24 fencers in five-touch bouts. After the round-robin, the top four fencers in each event will fence direct elimination 15-touch bouts for first, second, third and fourth place. Absolute ties for the seeding will be broken as follows: for positions one through three, by a coin toss; for position four, by a fence-off.
An institution’s place finish in the championships will be based on points earned by each individual. A team will be awarded one point for each victory by its student-athletes for the duration of the championships.