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Stanford Wraps Up Day One of Northwestern Duels
Courtesy: Stanford Athletics  
Release: 02/03/2013

Feb. 2, 2013

EVANSTON, Ill. - The Stanford men's and women's fencing teams completed a challenging first day at the Northwestern Duels on Saturday in Evanston, Ill.

The tenth-ranked men's fencing team (5-3) finished the day 2-3 after dropping decisions to No. 1 Ohio State (16-11), No. 3 Notre Dame (17-10) and No. 4 Princeton (16-11). Stanford recorded its two victories against Wayne State, 22-5 and Northwestern (25-2).

The foil team highlighted the day for men, posting an overall record of 4-1.

The women's fencing team (6-5) faced a daunting task Saturday, competing in six duels with four against top 10 opponents. The team finished 2-4, dropping each of its four matches against ranked opponents.

The women defeated Wayne State (14-13) and North Carolina (18-9) with the sabre team providing a standout 4-2 record.

Both teams will resume action on Sunday with the men's team competing in five duels, while the women will compete in six.

Saturday's Results:

Women:

Overall: 2-4
(F: 1-5, E: 3-3, S: 4-2)

No. 9 Temple def. Stanford, 14-13 (F: 6-3, E: 4-5, S: 4-5)
Stanford def. Wayne State, 14-13 (F: 4-5, E: 4-5; S: 6-3)
No. 1 Princeton def. Stanford, 18-9 (F: 7-2; E: 7-3; S: 4-5)
No. 4 Ohio State def. Stanford, 17-10 (F: 6-3, E: 3-6; S: 8-1)
Stanford def. North Carolina 18-9 (F: 7-2, E: 6-3, S: 5-4)
No. 2 Notre Dame def. Stanford 22-4 (F: 9-0; E: 8-1; S: 5-3)

Men:

Overall: 1-4
(F: 3-2, E: 1-4, S: 2-3)

No. 3 Notre Dame def. No. 10 Stanford, 17-10 (F: 7-2; E: 5-4; S: 5-4)
No. 10 Stanford def. Wayne State, 22-5 (F: 8-1; E: 8-1, S: 7-2)
No. 1 Ohio State def. No. 10 Stanford, 16-11 (F: 4-5; E: 9-0; S: 3-6)
No. 4 Princeton def. No. 10 Stanford, 16-11 (F: 3-6; E: 6-3; S: 7-2)
No. 10 Stanford def. Northwestern, 25-2 (F: 9-0; E: 8-1; S: 8-1)*

*(Northwestern's men’s team is a club team and the win does not count toward Stanford’s overall record.)


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