Fencing

Buckeyes Sweep OSU Duals Saturday

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Feb. 10, 2007

COLUMBUS, Ohio - The Ohio State fencing team went unbeaten Saturday at the Ohio State Duals in French Field House, compiling an overall 18-0 record. Facing all club opponents, the Buckeye men and women, ranked No. 2 and No. 6, respectively, both posted 9-0 marks while dominating their home facility.

The Ohio State men are now 27-1, while the Buckeye women are 24-4.

Junior Siobhan Byrne (Eislingen, Germany) and senior Syvenna Siebert (Upper Arlington, Ohio) scored 22-0 records in the sabre, leading the Buckeye women to victory. On the men's side, freshmen Sergey Smirnov (Shymkent, Kazachstan) and Joe Streb (Columbus, Ohio) posted perfect records en route to a men's overall victory.

Other notable performances for the Scarlet and Gray were turned in by junior Alexandra Obrazcova (Daugavpils, Latvia) who went 27-0 and freshman Julia Tikhonova (Jerusalem, Israel) who went 24-0.

The Buckeyes will see action next at the Junior Olympics in Denver, Colo., Feb. 17-18. The results from Saturday's action are listed below.

Ohio State Men's Fencing Team, 9-0
OSU 26, Bowling Green 1 (Sabre 9-0, Foil 9-0, Epee 8-1)
OSU 25, Michigan State 2 (Sabre 9-0, Foil 8-1, Epee 8-1)
OSU 27, Chicago 0 (Sabre 9-0, Foil 9-0, Epee 9-0)
OSU 25, Purdue 2 (Sabre 9-0, Foil 9-0, Epee 7-2)
OSU 25, Oberlin 2 (Sabre 9-0, Foil 9-0, Epee 7-2)
OSU 24, Michigan 3 (Sabre 8-1, Foil 9-0, Epee 7-2)
OSU 25, Illinois 2 (Sabre 9-0, Foil 7-2, Epee 9-0)
OSU 21, Case Western 6 (Sabre 8-1, Foil 8-1, Epee 5-4)
OSU 23, Indiana 4 (Sabre 7-2, Foil 9-0, Epee 7-2)

Ohio State Women's Fencing Team, 9-0
OSU 27, Bowling Green 0 (Sabre 9-0, Foil 9-0, Epee 9-0)
OSU 24, Michigan State 3 (Sabre 9-0, Foil 7-2, Epee 8-1)
OSU 25, Chicago 2 (Sabre 7-2, Foil 9-0, Epee 9-0)
OSU 27, Purdue 0 (Sabre 9-0, Foil 9-0, Epee 9-0)
OSU 27, Oberlin 0 (Sabre 9-0, Foil 9-0, Epee 9-0)
OSU 22, Michigan 5 (Sabre 6-3, Foil 9-0, Epee 7-2)
OSU 27, Illinois 0 (Sabre 9-0, Foil 9-0, Epee 9-0)
OSU 27, Case Western 0 (Sabre 9-0, Foil 9-0, Epee 9-0)
OSU 24, Indiana 3 (Sabre 8-1, Foil 8-1, Epee 8-1)


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