Men's Fencing Defeats BC at the Beanpot

An action photo of Robert Law lunging to the left
Photo by DSPics.com

THE BASICS:

- Event: Beanpot

- Scores:
MIT 15, Boston College 12
No. 2 Harvard University 23, MIT 4
Brandeis University 15, MIT 12

- Record: MIT (15-15)

- Location: Chestnut Hill, Mass. (Boston College)

- The Lead: In its final competition of the regular season, the MIT men's fencing team defeated host Boston College, 15-12, but fell to nationally-ranked No. 2 Harvard University (23-4) and Brandeis University (15-12) at the Beanpot on Wednesday. Sophomore Aaron Lu (Belmont, Calif.) powered the sabre squad with a 6-3 ledger while classmate Ritaank Tiwari (Los Gatos, Calif.) notched a 5-4 mark for the epee team. Sophomore Robert Law (Los Altos, Calif.) turned a 3-3 performance for the foil unit.

Epee (11-16 record. Highlights: 5-4 vs. Brandeis and BC)
  Record Highlights
Aaron Kogan 0-2 n/a
Yixuan Pei 3-4 1-1 vs. BC and Harvard
Chris Picard 3-6 2-1 vs. Brandeis
Ritaank Tiwari 5-4 3-0 vs. BC; 2-1 vs. Brandeis

 

Foil (5-22 record. Highlight: 3-6 vs. BC)
  Record Highlights
Robert Law 3-3 2-1 vs. BC
Chris McKinney 2-6 1-2 vs. BC and Brandeis
Josh Talbot 0-9 n/a
Avi Zeff 0-4 n/a

 

Sabre (15-12 record. Highlights: 7-2 vs. BC; 6-3 vs. Brandeis)
  Record Highlights
Connor Dotson 0-1 n/a
David Fang 3-5 2-1 vs. BC
Aaron Lu 6-3 2-1 vs. BC, Harvard, and Brandeis
Aidan Simpson 0-1 n/a
Josh Sohn 6-2 3-0 vs. BC and Brandeis

 

UP NEXT:

- MIT travels to Vassar College for the New England Championship which will be held on Saturday, Feb. 22 at 9:00 a.m.

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