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Tritons Face Top National Squads at Northwestern Duals
Release: Thursday 02/03/2013 
by UCSD

EVANSTON, Ill. - The UC San Diego men's and women's fencing teams completed two days of action Sunday at the ultra-competitive Northwestern Duals at the Henry Crown Sports Pavilion on the shores of Lake Michigan.

The UCSD women competed in 12 match-ups, including five against squads ranked among the nation's top ten. The Tritons posted team wins over Cleveland State (26-1), Detroit (21-6), Fairleigh Dickinson (14-13), Lawrence (25-2), North Carolina (14-13) and Wayne State (18-9).

Squad highlights for the women included a 6-3 sabre win over second-ranked Notre Dame. Freshman Megan Gesner was victorious in all three of her bouts against the Irish, while classmate Karinne Caisse was 2-1.

UCSD also went up against top-ranked Princeton, No. 4 Ohio State, No. 7 Northwestern and No. 9 Temple.

The men's contingent was in action 10 times over Saturday and Sunday, facing off against four of the top teams in the country. The Tritons racked up victories against Cleveland State (19-8), Detroit (23-4), Lawrence (21-6), North Carolina (14-13), Northwestern (22-5) and Wayne State (18-9).

The Triton men posted a solid 6-3 sabre victory against No. 3 Notre Dame as well as a 5-4 epee win over No. 10 Stanford. Freshman sabreur Travis Tibbitts was undfeated at 3-0 against the Irish, while junior Bryson Abilay won both of his bouts. In epee, freshman Eduard Zilinskiy and sophomore Adam Campbell-Kruger both went 2-1 against their Cardinal opponents.

UCSD also faced No. 1 Ohio State and No. 4 Princeton.

UCSD is next in action at the Intercollegiate Fencing Conference of Southern California individual championships on Feb. 10 in Claremont.

NORTHWESTERN DUALS
Feb. 1-2, 2013
Henry Crown Sports Pavilion 
Evanston, Ill.

WOMEN
Day One
No. 7 Northwestern 22, UCSD 5
Foil: NU 6, UCSD 3
Epee: NU 9, UCSD 0
Sabre: NU 7, UCSD 2

No. 4 Ohio State 20, UCSD 7
Foil: OSU 7, UCSD 2
Epee: OSU 7, UCSD 2
Sabre: OSU 6, UCSD 3

No. 2 Notre Dame 18, UCSD 9
Foil: UND 7, UCSD 2
Epee: UND 8, UCSD 1
Sabre: UCSD 6, UND 3

UCSD 18, Wayne State 9 
Foil: WSU 5, UCSD 4
Epee: UCSD 6, WSU 3
Sabre: UCSD 8, WSU 1

UCSD 14, Fairleigh Dickinson 13 
Foil: UCSD 6, FDU 3
Epee: UCSD 5, FDU 4
Sabre: FDU 6, UCSD 3

Day Two
UCSD 26, Cleveland State 1 
Foil: UCSD 9, CSU 0 
Epee: UCSD 8, CSU 1 
Sabre: UCSD 9, CSU 1

UCSD 14, North Carolina 13 
Foil: UCSD 6, UNC 3 
Epee: UNC 6, UCSD 3 
Sabre: UCSD 5, UNC 4

Stanford 16, UCSD 11 
Foil: SU 6, UCSD 3 
Epee: SU 6, UCSD 3 
Sabre: UCSD 5, SU 4

No. 9 Temple 25, UCSD 2 
Foil: TU 9, UCSD 0 
Epee: TU 9, UCSD 0 
Sabre: TU 7, UCSD 2

No. 1 Princeton 26, UCSD 1 
Foil: PU 9, UCSD 0 
Epee: PU 9, UCSD 0 
Sabre: PU 8, UCSD 1

UCSD 25, Lawrence 2 
Foil: UCSD 9, LU 0 
Epee: UCSD 7, LU 2 
Sabre: UCSD 9, LU 0

UCSD 21, Detroit 6 
Foil: UCSD 9, UD 0 
Epee: UD 5, UCSD 4 
Sabre: UCSD 8, UD 1

MEN 
Day One
No. 3 Notre Dame 15, UCSD 12 
Foil: UND 7, UCSD 2
Epee: UND 5, UCSD 4
Sabre: UCSD 6, UND 3

No. 1 Ohio State 20, UCSD 7 
Foil: OSU 8, UCSD 1
Epee: OSU 7, UCSD 2
Sabre: OSU 5, UCSD 4

UCSD 18, Wayne State 9 
Foil: UCSD 5, WSU 4
Epee: UCSD 6, WSU 3 
Sabre: UCSD 7, WSU 2

UCSD 14, North Carolina 13 
Foil: UCSD 6, UNC 3
Epee: UCSD 7, UNC 2
Sabre: UNC 8, UCSD 1

Day Two
No. 10 Stanford 15, UCSD 12 
Foil: SU 5, UCSD 4 
Epee: UCSD 5, SU 4 
Sabre: SU 6, UCSD 3

UCSD 19, Cleveland State 8 
Foil: UCSD 8, CSU 1 
Epee: CSU 5, UCSD 4 
Sabre: UCSD 7, CSU 2

No. 4 Princeton 18, UCSD 9 
Foil: PU 6, UCSD 3 
Epee: PU 6, UCSD 3 
Sabre: PU 6, UCSD 3

UCSD 22, Northwestern 5 
Foil: UCSD 8, NU 1 
Epee: UCSD 5, NU 4 
Sabre: UCSD 9, NU 0

UCSD 23, Detroit 4 
Foil: UCSD 9, UD 0 
Epee: UCSD 7, UD 2 
Sabre: UCSD 7, UD 2

UCSD 21, Lawrence 6 
Foil: UCSD 8, LU 1
Epee: UCSD 7, LU 2
Sabre: UCSD 6, LU 3

-- UCSDtritons.com --

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