Air Force Competes At Elite Invitational
Nov. 6, 2017

Air Force fencing competed at the Elite Invitational, hosted by Ohio State, this past Sat.-Sun., Nov. 4-5. The Falcons tallied 177 individual wins across 16 head-to-head team matchups over the two days.

Sophomore Leanne Singleton-Comfort led the way for Air Force, posting a 24-3 overall record. Singleton-Comfort went a perfect 3-0 in seven of her nine bouts in Saber.

Sophomore Helen Landwehr also posted a winning record for the Falcons, going 14-13 in Epee. Freshman Mackensie Nechanicky went 8-8 to lead the Foil group.

A pair of freshmen led the men’s side. Brian Swicegood went 14-6 in the foil and Matt Goode went 14-7 in the saber. Freshman Stephen Kimatian and senior Cameron Sullivan went 9-12 to lead the epee group.

The men’s team competed against Ohio State, Cleveland State, Penn, NJIT, Princeton, Notre Dame and North Carolina. The Falcons earned a 17-7 win over Cleveland State.

The women’s team competed against the same teams, in addition to Northwestern and Cornell. The Falcons earned a dominant 26-1 win over Cleveland State and a 15-12 win over NJIT.

Air Force returns to action Nov. 10-12 at the Junior NAC in Kansas City, Mo.


Elite Invitational Results

Saturday, Nov. 4

Men’s (1-2)
Ohio State 17, Air Force 10
Saber, Ohio State 6-3 (Pollack 1-2, Goode 1-2, Weishuhn 1-2)
Foil, Air Force 5-4 (Swicegood 2-1, Griffith 2-1, Hsu 1-2)
Epee, Ohio State 7-2 (Amsbaugh 0-3, Sullivan 1-2, Kimatian 1-2)

Air Force 17, Cleveland State 7
Saber, Air Force 6-3 (Pollack 2-1, Goode 2-1, Weishuhn 2-1)
Foil, Air Force 6-0 (Swicegood 2-0, Griffith 2-0, Hsu 2-0)
Epee, Air Force 5-4 (Kimatian 2-1, Sullivan 1-2, Amsbaugh 2-1)

Penn 18, Air Force 9
Saber, Penn 6-3 (Goode 3-0, Weishuhn 0-3, Pollack 0-3)
Foil, Penn 7-2 (Griffith 1-2, Hsu 0-3, Swicegood 1-2)
Epee, Penn 5-4 (Sullivan 1-2, Kimatian 1-2, Amsbaugh 2-1)

Women’s (1-3)
Northwestern 16, Air Force 11
Saber, AF 5-4 (Singleton-Comfort 3-0, Chen 0-3, Sides 2-1)
Foil, NW 7-2 (Wong 2-1, Guo 0-3, Nechanicky 0-3)
Epee, NW 5-4 (Landwehr 2-1, Orcutt 0-3, Lantigua 2-1)

Ohio State 20, Air Force 7
Saber, Ohio State 5-4 (Sides 1-2, Singleton-Comfort 3-0, Chen 0-3)
Foil, Ohio State 7-2 (Nechanicky 1-2, Wong 0-3, Guo 1-2)
Epee, Ohio State 8-1 (Lantigua 0-3, Landwehr 1-2, Orcutt 0-3)

Air Force 26, Cleveland State 1
Saber, Air Force 9-0 (Sides 3-0, Singleton-Comfort 3-0, Chen 3-0)
Foil, Air Force 9-0 (Nechanicky 3-0, Wong 3-0, Guo 3-0)
Epee, Air Force 8-1 (Lantigua 3-0, Landwehr 3-0, Orcutt 2-1)

Penn 18, Air Force 9
Saber, Penn 6-3 (Singleton-Comfort 2-1, Chen 0-3, Sides 1-2)
Foil, Penn 7-2 (Wong 1-2, Nechanicky 1-2, Guo 0-3)
Epee, Penn 5-4 (Landwehr 1-2, Orcutt 1-2, Lantigua 2-1)

Sunday, Nov. 5

Men’s (0-4)
NJIT 17, Air Force 10
Saber, NJIT 6-3 (Pollack 0-3, Goode 3-0, Weishuhn 0-3)
Foil, NJIT 5-4 (Swicegood 2-1, Griffith 1-2, Hsu 1-2)
Epee, NJIT 6-3 (Kimatian 1-2, Sullivan 1-2, Amsbaugh 1-2)

Princeton 18, Air Force 9
Saber, Princeton 7-2 (Pollack 0-3, Goode 2-1, Weishuhn 0-3)
Foil, Princeton 6-3 (Griffith 1-2, Swicegood 2-1, Hsu 0-3)
Epee, Princeton 5-4 (Amsbaugh 1-2, Sullivan 2-1, Kimatian 1-2)

Notre Dame 16, Air Force 11
Saber, Notre Dame 7-2 (Pollack 0-3, Goode 2-1, Weishuhn 0-3)
Foil, Air Force 6-3 (Griffith 2-1, Swicegood 3-0, Hsu 1-2)
Epee, Notre Dame 6-3 (Sullivan 1-2, Amsbaugh 1-2, Kimatian 1-2)

North Carolina 16, Air Force 11
Saber, UNC 8-1 (Goode 1-2, Pollack 0-3, Weishuhn 0-3)
Foil, Air Force 5-4 (Swicegood 2-1, Hsu 1-2, Griffith 2-1)
Epee, Air Force 5-4 (Sullivan 2-1, Kimatian 2-1, Amsbaugh 1-2)

Women’s (1-4)
Air Force 15, NJIT 12
Saber, AF 8-1 (Sides 3-0, Singleton-Comfort 3-0, Chen 2-1)
Foil, NJIT 4-5 (Nechanicky 2-1, Wong 2-1, Guo 0-3)
Epee, NJIT 6-3 (Lantigua 1-2, Landwehr 1-2, Orcutt 1-2)

Princeton 18, Air Force 9
Saber, Princeton 6-3 (Sides 2-1, Singleton-Comfort 1-2, Chen 0-3)
Foil, Air Force 5-4 (Nechanicky 1-0, Wong 2-1, Guo 1-2, Quattrociocchi 1-1)
Epee, Princeton 8-1 (Lantigua 0-3, Landwehr 1-2, Orcutt 0-3)

Notre Dame 22, Air Force 5
Saber, Notre Dame 6-3 (Sides 0-3, Singleton-Comfort 3-0, Chen 0-3)
Foil, Notre Dame 8-1 (Guo 1-2, Wong 0-3, Quattrociocchi 0-3)
Epee, Notre Dame 8-1 (Lantigua 0-3, Landwehr 1-2, Orcutt 0-3)

Cornell 19, Air Force 8
Saber, Air Force 6-3 (Singleton-Comfort 3-0, Chen 0-3, Sides 3-0)
Foil, Cornell 9-0 (Wong 0-3, Guo 0-3, Quattrociocchi 0-3)
Epee, Cornell 7-2 (Landwehr 1-2, Orcutt 1-2, Lantigua 0-3)

North Carolina 17, Air Force 10
Saber, UNC 5-4 (Singleton-Comfort 3-0, Chen 0-3, Sides 1-2)
Foil, UNC 7-2 (Wong 0-3, Guo 2-1, Quattrociocchi 0-3)
Epee, UNC 5-4 (Landwehr 3-0, Orcutt 0-3, Lantigua 1-2)

 

 

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