Cordelia Avery Named NFC All-Star

Sophomore Cordelia Avery
Sophomore Cordelia Avery

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – MIT sophomore Cordelia Avery (New York, N.Y.) represented the women's fencing team on the Northeast Fencing Conference (NFC) All-Star sabre first team. This is the second year in a row Avery has received this honor and the seventh straight season the Engineers appeared on the sabre list.

Competing against Division I, Division III, and club programs in the NFC, Avery amassed a record of 33-2. She won all three of her bouts against Boston College, Boston University, Brandeis University, Brown University, Dartmouth College, University of New Hampshire, Smith College, Tufts University, and Wellesley College. Avery generated 2-1 ledgers against Sacred Heart University and Vassar College in addition to defeating both of her opponents from UMass Amherst.