PHILADELPHIA, Pa. – The Duke men’s and women’s fencing team concluded competition in the Philadelphia Invitational Saturday afternoon undefeated at the Tse Ping-Cheng Cheung Ling Sports Center on Penn’s campus.
The eighth-ranked Duke women picked up wins over Sacred Heart (25-2), Brown (21-8) and Penn (14-13) while the 10th-ranked men secured victories against Haverford (21-6), Brown (19-8) and Penn (16-11). The wins over Penn marked the second-consecutive week the Blue Devils have defeated the Quakers.
Duke was unable to face Cornell, NJIT and Yale due to inclement weather impacting the state of Pennsylvania.
The Blue Devils will have a week off before traveling to Evanston, Ill., for a two-day meet at the Northwestern Duals.
DUKE WOMEN (3-0)
Duke 25, Sacred Heart 2
Duke 21, Brown 8
Duke 14, Penn 13
DUKE MEN (3-0)
Duke 21, Haverford 6
Duke 19, Brown 8
Duke 16, Penn 11