Four Fencers Won Titles At Falcon Open
Oct. 25, 2009
Four Air Force Academy fencers won championship titles this weekend at the Annual Falcon Open. Earning the women's saber title was Heather Nelson who won the gold medal bout, 15-12, against her opponent from the Denver Fencing Center. Capturing the mixed saber title was Michael O'Connor after winning the final bout against teammate Anthony Lorenzini, 15-8. Lorenzini finished second. The mixed epee title went to Peter French who won 15-8 against Academy fencer Daniel Trapani. Trapani was the runner up in mixed epee.
Simone Barrette advanced to the championship round in women's epee, but lost, 15-11, against her opponent from the Northwest Fencing Center. Nick Stockdale tied for third place in the pool of 35 in mixed foil. Nelson and Geoffrey Pamerleau tied for third place in the pool of 32 in mixed saber. Phil Choy finished fifth and French took seventh place in the pool of 35 fencers in mixed foil. CJ Jung finished in eighth place among the pool of 15 in women's foil.
Oct. 24 - Air Force Results: Senior Women's Epee (23) Simone Barrette - 2nd Megan Brandt - 12th Jennifer Nolta - 13th Kaitlyn Bogan - 19th
Senior Women's Saber (10) Heather Nelson - 1st Saskia Hicks - 6th
Senior Mixed Saber (32) Michael O'Connor - 1st Anthony Lorenzini - 2nd Heather Nelson - 3T Geoffrey Pamerleau - 3T Edward Wong - 8th Brent Lavey - 10th Scott Pippin - 11th Nick Stockdale - 19th Saskia Hicks - 30th
Senior Mixed Epee (80) Peter French - 1st Daniel Trapani - 2nd Ben Rinaldi - 8th Simone Barrette - 21st Phil Choy - 22nd Dalton Boatright - 51st Jennifer Nolta - 68th Kaitlyn Bogan - 73rd
Oct. 25 - Air Force Results: Senior Women's Foil (15) CJ Jung - 8th Yannie Horth - 11th Molly Crosby - 12th
Senior Mixed Foil (35) Nick Stockdale - 3T Phil Choy - 5th Peter French - 7th William Hock - 10th Michael O'Connor - 26th CJ Jung - 28th Anthony Lorenzini - 31st Brent Lavey - 33T Chan Han - 35th