January 31, 2006

Engineers Pick Up Three Wins at BC

Jan. 31, 2006

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. - In its first competition since December, the MIT women's fencing team posted wins over host Boston College (18-9), Smith College (24-3), and Dartmouth College (20-7) on Saturday. The Engineers dropped a pair of close decisions to Brown University (16-11) and Brandeis University (17-10).

The foil squad notched the best record for Tech with a 30-15 mark, including a 9-0 showing against Smith. Nancy Hua was the most victorious member of the team as she went 12-3 on the day with a trio of 3-0 performances. Gemma Mendel bolstered MIT's effort with a 9-2 ledger.

A pair of 8-1 wins against Dartmouth and Smith helped lead the epee team to a 29-16 finish. Mika Tomczak posted a total of 11-4 while Joanna Tong finished at 10-4.

The sabre squad tallied three wins en route to a 24-21 record. Shauna Jin led the way with a 10-4 ledger.