Women's Fencing Goes 3-3 at Sollee Invitational

An action photo of Kristen Palmer, lunging forwards
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THE BASICS:

- Event: Eric Sollee Invitational

- Scores:
No. 8 University of Pennsylvania 17, MIT 10
MIT 25, Hunter College 2
MIT 19, Haverford College 8
New Jersey Institute of Technology 15, MIT 12
MIT 17, Stevens Institute of Technology 10
NYU 15, MIT 12

- Record: MIT (13-11)

- Location: Waltham, Mass. (Brandeis University)

- The Lead: The MIT women's fencing team generated a 3-3 ledger at the Eric Sollee Invitational hosted by Brandeis University on Saturday. The Engineers defeated Hunter College (25-2), Haverford College (19-8), and Stevens Institute of Technology (17-10) but fell to nationally-ranked No. 8 University of Pennsylvania (17-10), New Jersey Institute of Technology (15-12), and NYU (15-12). First-year Kristen Palmer (Brooklyn, N.Y.) amassed a 16-0 record for the sabre team while senior Stephanie Li (Greenwood Village, Colo.) paced the foil unit with a 12-6 mark. Senior Tesla Wells (Phoenix, Ariz.) led the way for the epee contingent with a 10-4 performance.

Epee (29-25 record. Highlights: 8-1 vs. Hunter; 7-2 vs. Haverford)
  Record Highlights
Dina Atia 3-8 2-0 vs. Hunter; 1-0 vs. NJIT
Taiylor Nunn 10-8 3-0 vs. Hunter and Haverford
Tesla Wells 10-4 3-0 vs. Stevens; 2-1 vs. Penn and NYU; 1-0 vs. Hunter and Haverford
Elaine Wen 6-5 3-0 vs. Haverford; 2-1 vs. Hunter

 

Foil (30-24 record. Highlights: 9-0 vs. Hunter; 6-3 vs. Stevens; 5-4 vs. Haverford)
  Record Highlights
Karen Gu 10-8 3-0 vs. Hunter; 2-1 vs. Haverford and Stevens
Amanda Hu 8-10 3-0 vs. Hunter; 2-1 vs. Stevens
Stephanie Li 12-6 3-0 vs. Hunter and NYU; 2-1 vs. Haverford, NJIT, and Stevens

 

Sabre (37-13 record. Highlights: 9-0 vs. Haverford; 8-1 vs. Hunter; 7-2 vs. Stevens; 5-4 vs. NYU)
  Record Highlights
Anita Dey Barsukova 9-7 3-0 vs. Haverford; 2-1 vs. Stevens; 1-0 vs. Hunter
Thérèse Mills 9-8 3-0 vs. Hunter and Haverford; 2-1 vs. Stevens
Kristen Palmer 16-0 3-0 vs. Penn, Haverford, NJIT, Stevens, and NYU; 1-0 vs. Hunter
Miriam Rittenberg 2-1 2-0 vs. Hunter
Kate Xu 1-1 1-1 vs. Hunter

 

UP NEXT:

- MIT travels to Duke University for the Duke Invitational which will be held on Sunday, Feb. 9 and starts at 8:00 a.m.

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