Women's Fencing Wraps Up Regular Season at the Beanpot

An action photo of Anita Dey Barsukova facing to the right
Photo by DSPics.com


- Event: Beanpot

- Scores:
Boston College 16, MIT 11
No. 7 Harvard University 22, MIT 5
Brandeis University 15, MIT 12

- Record: MIT (13-19)

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

- The Lead: In its final competition of the regular season, the MIT women's fencing fell to host Boston College (16-11), nationally-ranked No. 7 Harvard University (22-5), and Brandeis University (15-12) at the Beanpot on Wednesday. First-year Kristen Palmer (Brooklyn, N.Y.) led the sabre squad with a 5-3 record while classmate Elaine Wen (Atlanta, Ga.) turned in a 4-5 performance for the epee unit. Senior Karen Gu (East Hanover, N.J.) and first-year Amanda Hu (Potomac, Md.) both produced 3-5 marks for the foil contingent.

Epee (8-19 record. Highlight: 4-5 vs. Brandeis)
  Record Highlights
Dina Atia 1-2 1-1 vs. Brandeis
Violet Killy 0-6 n/a
Taiylor Nunn 3-6 2-1 vs. Harvard
Elaine Wen 4-5 2-1 vs. BC and Brandeis


Foil (7-20 record. Highlight: 4-5 vs. BC)
  Record Highlights
Allison Couch 0-3 n/a
Karen Gu 3-5 2-1 vs. BC
Amanda Hu 3-5 2-1 vs. BC; 1-1 vs. Brandeis
Stephanie Li 1-7 1-2 vs. Brandeis


Sabre (13-14 record. Highlights: 5-4 vs. Brandeis and BC)
  Record Highlights
Anita Dey Barsukova 5-4 2-1 vs. BC and Brandeis
Thérèse Mills 2-7 1-2 vs. Harvard and Brandeis
Kristen Palmer 5-3 3-0 vs. BC; 1-1 vs. Brandeis
Miriam Rittenberg 1-0 1-0 vs. Brandeis



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


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