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NU Sports – Northwestern Impresses in Penn State Open



STATE COLLEGE, Penn. – The Northwestern fencing team concluded its second individual meet of the season this Saturday in the Garret Penn State Open.
 
The event featured up to three rounds of pool play, with reseeding in each round, before concluding with a direct elimination tableau. Ten Wildcats placed in the top-20 of their events, with three finishing in the top ten.
 
“The team performed quite well at this event,” said head coach Zach Moss. “I saw some very strong fencing and some good growth over the course of the event. I’m excited to move into the dual meet part of our season to see how we perform there.”
 
In epée competition, Junior Pauline Hamilton continued her torrid start to the season, placing second overall with a combined record of 10-5 in pool play before going 3-1 in direct elimination. Julia Falinska finished tied for third overall.
 
Junior Yvonne Chart placed eighth overall in foil competition, going 12-3 in three rounds of pool play prior to a 1-1 record in direct elimination. First-year Abigail Swallow paced the ‘Cats in saber competition with a twelfth-place finish.
 
Chicago’s Big Ten Team will travel to Poughkeepsie, New York for the Vassar Invitational this weekend in their first dual meet of the 2018-19 campaign. Northwestern posted a perfect 8-0 record in the meet last season.
 
 
RESULTS
 
Foil Competition – Pool Records; DE Record
8. Yvonne Chart – 4-1, 5-0, 3-2; 1-1
17. Sofia Simontov – 3-2, 4-1, 3-2
18. Amy Jia – 4-1, 3-2, 3-2
20. Sarah Filby – 2-2, 4-1, 2-3
24. Elina Moon – 3-2, 4-1, 2-3
32. Sharon Chen – 4-1, 4-1, 1-4
36. Jerrica Liao – 2-3, 3-2, 0-5
38. Alyssa Chen – 3-2, 2-3
49. Dhruthi Reddy – 2-3, 1-4
 
Epée Competition – Pool Records; DE Record
2. Pauline Hamilton – 3-2, 3-2, 4-1; 3-1
T-3. Julia Falinska – 4-1, 3-2, 5-0; 2-1
13. Maggie Snider – 2-3, 2-3, 3-2; 0-1
18. Ella Lombard – 1-4, 2-3, 3-2
28. Natalie Kim – 2-3, 3-2, 1-4
T-30. Shirley Luong – 1-4, 2-3, 1-4
38. Emma Scala – 3-2, 2-3
44. Ananya Gupta – 3-2, 1-4
49. Doreen Du – 2-3, 1-4
 
Saber Competition – Pool Records; DE Record
12. Abigail Swallow – 5-0, 2-3, 4-1; 0-1
19. Emine Yücel – 5-0, 3-2, 2-3
T-21. Maddy Curzon – 3-2, 4-1, 2-3
32. Alexis Browne – 3-2, 4-1, 1-4
33. Isabella Min – 3-2, 2-3, 0-5
42. Robyn Song – 3-2, 1-4
43. Zhesi Zhuang – 1-3, 1-4
T-47. Jacqueline Hua – 2-3, 0-5
T-47. Ashley Gomerman – 1-4, 0-5
 
 
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