Nov. 5, 2007
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. - Stephanie Shin became the fourth fencer in MIT history to capture first place in epee at The Big One which was held this past weekend at Mount Holyoke College. Cordelia Link and Elena Tatarchenko joined Shin among the top-10 finishers as they placed second in foil and 10th in sabre, respectively.
The Engineers found additional success in epee action as Nicole Koulisis, Zhenya Gu, and Joanna Tong placed 11th, 16th, and 18th. In their intercollegiate debuts, Kristin Kuhn ranked 35th while Teresa Giblin was 53rd.
Following Tatarchenko's 10th-place performance, Yuhsin Chen claimed the 16th spot in the sabre competition. Laura Evans finished 27th, while Elizabeth Tsai (42nd) and Jennifer Allen (51st) completed MIT's contingent.