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Junior foilist Keric Moore (right) takes on 2012 Olympian Alex Massialas of Stanford.
Fencers Compete at Western Invitational in Pasadena
Release: Sunday 01/13/2013 
by UCSD

PASADENA, Calif. - The UC San Diego men's and women's fencing teams competed at the Western Invitational, hosted by Caltech at Brown Gym, on Saturday.

The Triton men posted team victories over Air Force (15-12), Caltech (24-3) and Florida (22-5) and were defeated by Stanford (16-11). Squad highlights included epee defeating Stanford and foil taking down Air Force.

On the women's side, the Tritons picked up wins over Caltech (25-2) and Florida (22-5) while falling to Air Force (16-11), nationally-ranked Northwestern (18-9) and Stanford (18-9). The sabre team recorded a win over Air Force.

Junior Luc Ginestet was the standout for the UCSD men, finishing with a 10-2 record in the epee. He went udefeated against Stanford, Caltech and Florida. Sophomore Peter Meckling was 5-1 in sabre while senior Alex Lavin came away with a 6-2 mark in foil. Lavin collected an impressive upset victory over Stanford's Turner Caldwell, the runner-up at the 2012 NCAA Fencing Championships.

Freshman Alina Marshall posted nine wins in foil for the Triton women. Senior Alexandra Stanley had seven victories in sabre.

Up next, the Tritons will host the UCSD Duals on Saturday, Jan. 26 at RIMAC Arena in La Jolla. Also scheduled to compete are fellow Intercollegiate Fencing Conference of Southern California South Division members Arizona State, Caltech and UC Irvine.

Men's Results
UCSD 24, Caltech 3
Sabre: UCSD 8, CIT 1
Foil: UCSD 9, CIT 0
Epee: UCSD 7, CIT 2

Stanford 16, UCSD 11 
Epee: UCSD 7, Stanford 2
Sabre: Stanford 6, UCSD 3
Foil: Stanford 8, UCSD 1

UCSD 15, Air Force 12 
Epee: AFA 5, UCSD 4
Foil: UCSD 7, AFA 2
Sabre: AFA 5, UCSD 4

UCSD 22, Florida 5
Epee: UCSD 7, Florida 2 
Foil: UCSD 7, Florida 2 
Sabre: UCSD 8, Florida 1

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Women's Results
Northwestern, 18, UCSD 9
Sabre: UCSD 7, NU 2 
Epee: NU 8, UCSD 1 
Foil: NU 8, UCSD 1

Air Force 16, UCSD 11 
Epee: AFA 8, UCSD 1 
Foil: AFA 5, UCSD 4 
Sabre: UCSD 6, AFA 3

Stanford 18, UCSD 9
Sabre: Stanford 7, UCSD 2 
Epee: Stanford 6, UCSD 3 
Foil: Stanford 5, UCSD 4

UCSD 25, Caltech 2 
Sabre: UCSD 8, CIT 1 
Foil: UCSD 9, CIT 0 
Epee: UCSD 8, CIT 1

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

-- UCSDtritons.com --

Tuesday, January 23
W Basketball vs. Cal State San Marcos
5:30 PM
UC San Diego
Men's Basketball vs. Cal State San Marcos
7:30 PM
UC San Diego
Friday, January 26
M Volleyball at Grand Canyon
5:00 PM
Phoenix, AZ
Saturday, January 27
W Tennis at San Diego State (exhibition)
12:00 PM
San Diego (SDSU)
Swimming & Diving at University of San Diego (W)
12:00 PM
San Diego
M Volleyball at Ottawa (AZ)
1:00 PM
Phoenix, AZ (GCU Antelope Gymnasium)
M Tennis at UC Riverside (exhibition)
3:00 PM
Riverside
W Basketball vs. Sonoma State
5:30 PM
UC San Diego
Men's Basketball vs. Sonoma State
7:30 PM
UC San Diego
Wednesday, January 31
M Volleyball vs. Princeton
6:00 PM
UC San Diego
Friday, February 02
Softball at Concordia (OR)
2:00 PM
Las Vegas, NV
Softball at Fort Lewis College
4:30 PM
Las Vegas, NV
W Basketball at Sonoma State
5:30 PM
Rohnert Park
Men's Basketball at Sonoma State
7:30 PM
Rohnert Park
Saturday, February 03
Fencing at Northwestern Invitational
5:00 AM
Notre Dame, IN
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