Sabre Unit Powers Women’s Fencing at Sollee Invitational

Stephanie Li
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THE BASICS:

- Event: Eric Sollee Invitational

- Scores:
MIT 24, Hunter College 3
NYU 19, MIT 8
MIT 25, Yeshiva University 2
New Jersey Institute of Technology 14, MIT 13
Haverford College 14, MIT 13
Stevens Institute of Technology 17, MIT 10

- Record: MIT (11-13)

- Location: Cambridge, Mass. (Johnson Athletic Center - Shobrys and Aronson Indoor Track)

- The Lead: For the second week in a row, the MIT women's fencing team saw its sabre squad produce another strong outing as it compiled a record of 40-14 at the Eric Sollee Invitational hosted by the Engineers on Sunday. MIT overpowered Hunter College (24-3) and Yeshiva University (25-2) but had tough losses to NYU (19-8), New Jersey Institute of Technology (14-13), Haverford College (14-13), and Stevens Institute of Technology (17-10). First-year Anita Dey Barsukova (Richardson, Texas) led the sabre contingent with a 15-3 mark while junior Taiylor Nunn (Westport, Conn.) also powered the epee team with a 15-3 performance. Junior Stephanie Li (Greenwood Village, Colo.) turned in the top performance for the foil squad with a ledger of 11-4.

Epee (25-29 record. Highlights: 8-1 vs. Yeshiva; 7-2 vs. Hunter)
  Record Highlights
Dina Atia 0-1 n/a
Laura Chen 3-13 2-1 vs. Hunter; 1-0 vs. Yeshiva 
Elissa Gibson 2-0 2-0 vs. Yeshiva 
S. Violet Killy 5-12 2-0 vs. Yeshiva; 2-1 vs. Hunter
Taiylor Nunn 15-3 3-0 vs. Hunter, NYU, Yeshiva, and Haverford; 2-1 vs. NJIT

 

Foil (28-26 record. Highlights: 9-0 vs. Yeshiva; 8-1 vs. Hunter; 5-4 vs. Stevens)
  Record Highlights
Allison Couch 1-5 1-0 vs. Yeshiva
Karen Gu 10-5 3-0 vs. Hunter and Yeshiva; 2-0 vs. Stevens
Stephanie Li 11-4 3-0 vs. Stevens; 2-0 vs. Hunter and Yeshiva; 2-1 vs. NJIT; 1-1 vs. Haverford
Jocelyn McGhee 6-12 3-0 vs. Hunter and Yeshiva

 

Sabre (40-14 record. Highlights: 9-0 vs. Hunter; 8-1 vs. Yeshiva and NJIT; 7-2 vs. Haverford)
  Record Highlights
Anita Dey Barsukova 15-3 3-0 vs. Hunter, Yeshiva, and NJIT; 2-1 vs. NYU, Haverford, and Stevens
Jasmine McGhee 6-1 3-0 vs. Hunter; 2-0 vs. Yeshiva; 1-1 vs. Stevens
Thérèse Mills 11-5 3-0 vs. NJIT; 2-0 vs. Hunter and Yeshiva; 2-1 vs. Haverford
Amnahir Peña-Alcántara 7-4 3-0 vs. Haverford; 2-1 vs. NJIT; 1-0 vs. Yeshiva 
Kate Xu 1-1 1-0 vs. Hunter

 

UP NEXT:

- MIT travels to Brandeis University for the Beanpot on Wednesday, Feb. 13 starting at 6:00 p.m.

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