Falcons tied for 12th place after day two of NCAA Fencing Championships
March 26, 2010
After day two of the 2010 NCAA Fencing Championships, the Air Force Academy is currently tied 12th with Stanford University with 21 points each. Air Force scored 13 victories in women's epee and eight in women's saber. St. John's University currently holds the lead with 92 points overall.
Sophomore Simone Barrette and freshman Heather Nelson spent the last two days competing in women's epee and saber. Nelson finished 18th in women's saber with 34 percent of her bouts won and an 8-15 record. Harvard's Caroline Vloka won the women's saber title. In women's epee, Barrette battled her way to ninth place with 56 percent of her bouts won and posted a 13-10 record. Margherita Guzzi Vincenti from Penn State was the women's epee champion.
Action continues Saturday morning with rounds one through four on the men's competition and Sunday with rounds five through seven of the 2010 NCAA Fencing Championships. Air Force fencers, senior Peter French and junior Daniel Trapani will fence epee and junior Nick Stockdale will fence foil.
The NCAA has provided a free live stream for the 2010 NCAA Fencing Championships, hosted by Harvard at Gordon Indoor Track March 25-28.
The stream is being produced by CollegeFencing360.com.