Fencing: No. 2 Ohio State Finishes Action at Northwestern Duals

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Buckeye men go 9-1, women 10-1 in final tune-up to Midwest Conference Championships

COLUMBUS, Ohio In the final regular season competition, the second-ranked Ohio State fencing team put forth a winning effort this weekend at the Northwestern Duals in Evanston, Ill. The Buckeye women are 25-1 on the season while the men finish up at 24-1 with the wins this weekend.

On the first day of competition, the Buckeyes met up with national powerhouses Notre Dame and Penn State, who have claimed two of the last three national championships. The Buckeye women topped the No. 4 ranked Penn State, 18-9, while the Ohio State men fell to the Nittany Lions, 16-11.

In a rematch of the NYU Duals, the Ohio State men were triumphant in their contest with Notre Dame, dropping them in a hard-fought battle, 14-13. The Buckeye women were unable to duplicate their previous success against the Fighting Irish, losing 17-10.

In other notable matchups, the women’s squad defeated No. 6-ranked Northwestern, 18-9, and also the No. 9-ranked Temple women, 21-6. The Buckeye men knocked off the 10th-ranked Stanford squad, 20-7.

The Buckeyes return to the strip Feb. 23-24 to try and lock up their sixth-consecutive Midwest Conference Championship in South Bend, Ind.

Ohio State Women
Ohio State 18, No. 4 Penn State 9 (Sabre 7-2, Foil 8-1, Epee 3-6)
No. 1 Notre Dame 17, Ohio State 10, (Sabre 2-7, Foil 6-3, Epee 2-7)
Ohio State 18, No. 6 Northwestern 9 (Sabre 9-0, Foil 6-3, Epee 3-6)
Ohio State 25, Duke 2 (Sabre 8-1, Foil 9-0, Epee 8-1)
Ohio State 26, Cal Tech 1 (Sabre 8-1, Foil 9-0, Epee 9-0)
Ohio State 27, UCSD 0 (Sabre 9-0, Foil 9-0, Epee 9-0)
Ohio State 27, Lawrence 0 (Sabre 9-0, Foil 9-0, Epee 9-0)
Ohio State 21, No. 9 Temple 6 (Sabre 8-1, Foil 8-1, Epee 5-4)
Ohio State 22, Stanford 5 (Sabre 7-2, Foil 9-0, Epee 6-3)
Ohio State 23, Wayne State 4 (Sabre 6-3, Foil 9-0, Epee 8-1)
Ohio State 21, North Carolina 6 (Sabre 7-2, Foil 8-1, Epee 6-3)

Ohio State Men
No. 1 Penn State 16,Ohio State 11 (Sabre 3-6, Foil 5-4, Epee 3-6)
Ohio State 14, No. 3 Notre Dame 13 (Sabre 6-3, Foil 5-4, Epee 6-3)
Ohio State 24, Northwestern 3 (Sabre 5-4, Foil 6-3, Epee 8-1)
Ohio State 18, Duke 9 (Sabre 5-4, Foil 6-3, Epee 8-1)
Ohio State 20, UCSD 7 (Sabre 5-4, Foil 7-2, Epee 8-1)
Ohio State 26, Lawrence 1 (Sabre 8-1, Foil 9-0, Epee 9-0)
Ohio State 25, CS Fullerton 2 (Sabre 8-1, Foil 9-0, Epee 8-1)
Ohio State 20, No. 10 Stanford 7 (Sabre 7-2, Foil 7-2, Epee 6-3)
Ohio State 24, Wayne State 3 (Sabre 8-1, Foil 9-0, Epee 7-2)
Ohio State 20, North Carolina 7 (Sabre 7-2, Foil 7-2, Epee 6-3)


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