Buckeyes Compete in Division I NAC
Nov. 13, 2013
COLUMBUS, Ohio- Buckeyes finished competition at the Division 1 North American Cup in Cleveland, Monday.
Five of the 30 Ohio State fencers competing earned Top-25 finishes, highlighted by a bronze medal from freshman Eleanor Harvey in women's foil. Kristian Boyadzhiev spearheaded the men's unit with an 18th place finish in men's epee, making this his second consecutive year with the top Buckeye performance among the men's unit. Senior Rhys Douglas, 20, rounded out Top-25 finishes for the men's unit, while junior Mai Shaito and freshman Eugenia Falqui earned 20th and 23rd finishes, respectively, for the women's unit.
The Buckeyes also sent 15 swashbucklers to the Junior North American Cup competition, five of which garnered a Top-25 performance. Eleanor Harvey led all Buckeyes with a second place finish in women's foil, while Iñaki de Guzman followed closely with a third place finish in men's epee. Freshmen Ryan Tomlinson and Julian Johnson earned 22nd and 15th place finishes in men's epee, respectively. Alexa Antipas earned the final Top-25 finish, 22, in women's sabre.
The Ohio State fencers will return to the strips on Nov. 23 when they compete in the Penn-Princeton Invitational in Philadelphia.
November North American Cup