Women's Fencing Battles at the Beanpot

Margaret Bertoni
Courtesy of DSPics.com


- Event: Beanpot

- Scores:
Brandeis University 14, MIT 13
Harvard University 19, MIT 8
Boston College 14, MIT 13

- Record: MIT (14-12)

- Location: Cambridge, Mass. (duPont Gymnasium)

- The Lead: In its final action of the regular season, the MIT women's fencing team fell to Brandeis University (14-13), Harvard University (19-8), and Boston College (14-13) in the Beanpot on Wednesday night. Junior Helen Sakharova (Ridgewood, N.J.) powered the epee unit with a 6-3 ledger while senior Nicole Kogan (New Haven, Conn.) led the sabre squad with a 5-4 performance. Freshman Shiaoching Tse (Apex, N.C.) generated a 5-4 mark for the Engineers' foil contingent.

Epee (14-13 record. Highlight: 6-3 vs. BC)
  Record Highlights
Margaret Bertoni 1-1 1-1 vs. BC
S. Violet Killy 0-1 n/a
Taiylor Nunn 5-3 2-1 vs. Brandeis and Harvard; 1-1 vs. BC
Helen Sakharova 6-3 3-0 vs. BC; 2-1 vs. Harvard


Foil (8-19 record. Highlights: 4-5 vs. Brandeis and BC)
  Record Highlights
Karen Gu 0-3 n/a
Cheyenne Hua 1-2 1-2 vs. BC
Stephanie Li 1-8 1-2 vs. Brandeis
Sophie Russo 1-2 1-2 vs. Brandeis
Shiaoching Tse 5-4 3-0 vs. BC; 2-1 vs. Brandeis


Sabre (12-15 record. Highlights: 5-4 vs. Brandeis; 4-5 vs. Harvard)
  Record Highlights
Amelia Bryan 2-3 1-0 vs. Brandeis; 1-1 vs. Harvard
Nicole Kogan 5-4 2-1 vs. Harvard and BC
Jasmine McGhee 1-3 1-1 vs. Brandeis
Thérèse Mills 4-5 2-1 vs. Brandeis



- MIT kicks off its postseason on Saturday, Feb. 24 when it competes in the New England Championship at Mount Holyoke College.


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