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The men's foil squad upset Princeton, Notre Dame and Ohio State.
Fencers Take On Top Competition at Northwestern Invitational
Release: Thursday 02/02/2014 

EVANSTON, Ill. - The UC San Diego men's and women's fencing teams took on several of the top teams in the nation Saturday and Sunday at the Northwestern Invitational in Illinois.

The UCSD men competed against 12 teams and posted a 6-6 record, which included a 14-13 upset over Penn, the eighth-ranked team in the nation. The Tritons also defeated Cleveland State, Detroit, Lawrence, Northwestern and Wayne State. UCSD was edged, 14-13, by reigning national champion and third-ranked Princeton as well as No. 4 Notre Dame.

The men's foil squad of Jeffrey Chan, Keric Moore, Mitchell Shulman and Eduard Zilinskiy upset Princeton, Notre Dame and No. 6 Ohio State. Shulman finished the weekend with a 19-8 record.

The women took on 14 teams and recorded a 5-9 record with victories against Detroit, Fairleigh Dickinson, Lawrence, Tufts and Wayne State.

The sabre squad of Karinne Caisse, Megan Gesner and Munira Gesner upset No. 7 Northwestern, while the epee squad of Natalie Chan, Laura Hawkins and Moriah Kreeger upset No. 5 Ohio State.

UCSD hosts the South/South Duals on Saturday, Feb. 8 at 2:30 p.m.

No. 7 Northwestern 18, UCSD 9
No. 8 Penn 21, UCSD 6
No. 5 Ohio State 20, UCSD 7
UCSD 23, Wayne State 4
UCSD 15, Fairleigh Dickinson 12
UCSD 14, Tufts 13
No. 3 Notre Dame 22, UCSD 5
No. 1 Princeton 25, UCSD 2
Duke 23, UCSD 4
North Carolina 17, UCSD 10
Stanford 17, UCSD 10
No. 9 Temple 22, UCSD 5
UCSD 22, Lawrence 5
UCSD 22, Detroit 5

No. 3 Princeton 14, UCSD 13
No. 6 Ohio State 19, UCSD 8
No. 4 Notre Dame 14, UCSD 13
UCSD 24, Wayne State 3
UCSD 22, Cleveland State 5
UCSD 14, No. 8 Penn 13
Duke 17, UCSD 10
North Carolina 14, UCSD 13
No. 10 Stanford 17, UCSD 10
UCSD 27, Lawrence 0
UCSD 24, Detroit 3
UCSD 20, Northwestern 7


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