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Duke Closes Out Competition at Northwestern Duals
Courtesy: Duke Sports Information
Release: 02/04/2018
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NOTRE DAME, Ind. – The Duke fencing program closed out competition at the Northwestern Duals today on the campus of Notre Dame. The Blue Devil men went 4-1 while the women posted an undefeated 5-0 ledger.

Overall, the Duke men were 9-1 this weekend and the women were 10-1.

Both the men and women registered wins over Detroit Mercury (M: 23-4, W: 27-0), Air Force (M: 21-6, W: 18-9), Cleveland State (M: 26-1, W: 27-0), Stanford (M: 14-13, W: 23-4). The women also picked up a victory over No. 8 Northwestern (17-10) and the men fell to No. t2 Ohio State (18-9).

Freshman epeeist Maria Papadopoulos led the Blue Devils today with 12 victories and three losses, followed by fellow classmate Julia Gianneschi posted a nearly perfect 11-1 ledger. Claudia Wrampelmeier and Camille Esnault each added 10 wins.

Freshman San Ha Lim led the Blue Devil men with 11 victories followed closely behind by Bryn Hammarberg with 10. Sophomore Jonathan Schwartzman posted a perfect 9-0 record in foil.

Full team and individual results can be found below.

The Blue Devils will return to Durham to host their annual Duke Meet Feb. 10-11, in Card Gymnasium.

Duke Men (4-1)
Duke 23, Detroit Mercy 4
Duke 21, Air Force 6
Duke 26, Cleveland State 1
Duke 14, No. 10 Stanford 13
No. t2 Ohio State 18, Duke 9

Men’s Saber (4-1)
San Ha Lim, 11-6
Agoston Walter, 9-2
Ping Ping Kitsiriboon, 4-1
Duncan De Caire, 4-5

Men’s Foil (5-0)
Jonathan Schwartzman, 9-0
Brycen Rushing, 9-1
Jan Maceczek, 7-3
Eoin Gronningsater, 7-3

Men’s Epee (3-2)
Bryn Hammarberg, 10-4
Dean Ischiropoulos, 6-8
Alec Ajnsztajn 5-4
Dakota Nollner, 2-3

Duke Women (5-0)
Duke 18, Air Force 9
Duke 17, No. 8 Northwestern 10
Duke 27, Cleveland State 0
Duke 23, Stanford 4
Duke 27, Detroit Mercury 0

Women’s Saber (5-0)
Lindsay Sapienza, 9-2
Jennifer Ling, 8-3
Haley Fisher, 7-2
Gabrielle Zegers, 2-0

Women’s Foil (5-0)
Julia Gianneschi, 11-1
Rhiannon Harvey, 9-0
Zuzu Tang, 8-2
Kristen Coury, 7-4

Women’s Epee (5-0)
Maria Papadopoulos, 12-3
Camille Esnault, 10-2
Claudia Wrampelmeier, 10-3
Kendyl Bree, 3-1


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