Feb. 1, 2012
STANFORD, Calif. - Stanford's fencing team will travel to Northwestern University to compete at the Midwest Invitational this weekend. The tournament takes place Saturday and Sunday and will include Cal Tech, Duke, Farleigh Dickinson, North Carolina, Princeton, Stevens Tech, Temple and UC San Diego.
The Cardinal took second (women's) and third (men's) at the 2012 Western Invitational hosted by the U.S. Air Force Academy in January.
The women's squad defeated Swarthmore (22-5), Florida (21-6), Caltech (27-0), Air Force (18-9) and UC San Diego (18-9), falling only to Northwestern (2-25).
The men's team defeated Swarthmore (25-2), Florida (24-3), Caltech (27-0) and UC San Diego (14-13). The team lost to Air Force (11-16) and Notre Dame (9-18).