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Cardinal Send Nine to NCAA Championships
Courtesy: Stanford Athletics  
Release: 03/19/2012

March 19, 2012

STANFORD, Calif. - Nine Stanford fencers will travel to Columbus, Ohio to compete in the NCAA Fencing Championships this week. The competition runs from March 22-25.

Competition Schedule

March 22
Women's Epee, Rounds 1-4
Women's Foil, Rounds 1-4
Women's Sabre, Rounds 1-4

March 23
Women's Epee, Rounds 5-7
Women's Foil, Rounds 5-7
Women's Sabre, Rounds 5-7
Women's Semifinals and Championship Bouts

March 24
Men's Epee, Rounds 1-4
Men's Foil, Rounds 1-4
Men's Sabre, Rounds 1-4

March 25
Men's Epee, Rounds 5-7
Men's Foil, Rounds 5-7
Men's Sabre, Rounds 5-7
Men's Semifinals and Championship Bouts

The National Collegiate Men's and Women's Fencing Championships include individual events in each of the six weapons (men's foil, men's epee, men's sabre, women's foil, women's epee, women's sabre).

Fencers will compete in a round-robin format of five-touch bouts. After the round-robin, the top-four finishers will fence in semifinal 15-touch bouts, with the winners fencing to determine first and second places, and the losers being awarded a tie for third place. Absolute ties for the seeding will be broken as follows: for positions one through three, by a coin toss; for position four, by a fence-off. An institution's place finish in the championships will be based on points earned by each individual. A team will be awarded one point for each victory by its student-athletes for the duration of the championships.

The following Stanford fencers selected to participate in the championships are:

Men's Epee
Kian Ameli
Cole Connelly

Men's Foil
Turner Caldwell

Men's Sabre
Jeremy Klepner
Cameron Lindsay

Women's Epee
Rebecca Chung
Ashley Titan

Women's Foil
Lily McElwee

Women's Sabre
Julia Klepner

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