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Both Fencing Squads Improve to 14-3
Courtesy: Duke Sports Information
Release: 02/06/2011
Senior foil Dorian Cohen led the Duke men's foil squad to a 6-0 record at the Eric Sollee Invitational.
Photo Courtesy: Brenda Neece
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CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – The No. 9 Duke men’s and women’s fencing teams both went 6-1 at the Eric Sollee Invitational on the campus of MIT on Sunday, Feb. 6, and now boast matching 13-3 records for the season.

The Duke men knocked off NYU 18-9, Brown 15-12, Boston College 17-10, Hunter 25-2, MIT 25-2 and Brandeis 22-5. Their only loss through the first six rounds was a 16-11 defeat the hands of No. 2 Harvard. The Duke men’s foil squad – led by two-time All-America Dorian Cohen – was a perfect 6-0 on the day, including a 7-2 win over the Harvard foils. The foils lost no more than two bouts in each of their six matches.

The Duke women took down NYU 25-2, Brown 20-7, Boston College 23-4, Hunter 27-0, MIT 21-6 and Brandeis 24-3 Their only loss was also to Harvard – ranked No. 3 in the USFCA women’s poll – by a score of 18-9. The Duke women’s foil and saber squads posted three 9-0 shutouts apiece while the epees were 5-1 on the day.

Both Duke teams will face Brandeis in the seventh round of the Eric Sollee Invitational. Following the completion of that bout, the Blue Devils will begin preparation for the annual Duke Home Meet on Feb. 12-13 in Card Gym located on Duke University’s West Campus.

 

Duke Fencing Results
Eric Sollee Invitational (Hosted by MIT)
Cambridge, Mass.
February 6, 2010
Rounds 1-6 (of 7)

WOMEN’S RESULTS

Duke 25, NYU 2
Foil: V, 9-0
Saber: V, 9-0
Epee: V, 7-2

Duke 20, Brown 7
Foil: D, 4-5
Saber: V, 9-0
Epee: V, 7-2

Duke 23, Boston College 4
Foil: V, 8-1
Saber: V, 7-2
Epee: V, 8-1

Harvard 18, Duke 9
Foil: D, 0-9
Saber: V, 5-4
Epee: D, 4-5

Duke 27, Hunter 0
Foil: V, 9-0
Saber: V, 9-0
Epee: V, 9-0

Duke 21, MIT 6
Foil: V, 9-0
Saber: D, 4-5
Epee: V, 8-1

Duke 24, Brandeis 3
Foil: V, 8-1
Saber: V, 8-1
Epee: V, 8-1

 

MEN’S RESULTS

Duke 18, NYU 9
Foil: V, 7-2
Saber: D, 4-5
Epee: V, 7-2

Duke 15, Brown 12
Foil: V, 7-2
Saber: D, 4-5
Epee: D, 4-5

Duke 17, Boston College 10
Foil: V, 8-1
Saber: D, 4-5
Epee: V, 5-4

Harvard 16, Duke 11
Foil: V, 7-2
Saber: D, 2-7
Epee: D, 2-7

Duke 25, Hunter 2
Foil: V, 7-2
Saber: V, 9-0
Epee: V, 9-0

Duke 25, MIT 2
Foil: V, 8-1
Saber: V, 9-0
Epee: V, 8-1

Duke 22-5
Foil: V, 8-1
Saber: V, 7-2
Epee:V, 7-2

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