March 23, 2012

Robin Shin Places 20th at NCAA Fencing Championship

COLUMBUS, Ohio. – Making her third appearance at the NCAA Fencing Championship junior Robin Shin (Brookline, Mass.) finished in 20th place in the sabre competition. The lone Division III representative, she defeated foes from Notre Dame, St. John's, Harvard, North Carolina, and UC San Diego.

Shin edged out Lian Oser (Notre Dame), 5-4, who ultimately captured eighth place. She dismissed Martyna Wieczorek (St. John's, 16th place) and Kara Lee (Harvard, 17th place) by 5-3 margins and then topped Gillian Litynski (North Carolina, 18th place), 5-4. Shin's final victory was a 5-1 decision against Elissa Gesner (UC San Diego, 24th place).