Ohio State fencers win five of six weapons en route to another championship
COLUMBUS, Ohio For the sixth-consecutive season, the Ohio State fencing team won the Midwest Conference title Sunday at the Joyce Center Fieldhouse on the campus of Notre Dame. The Buckeyes took five of six weapons, including both men’s and women’s sabre, men’s and women’s foil and men’s epee.
In total, the Scarlet and Gray earned 1,325 points, just 25 shy of a perfect 1,350. Second place Notre Dame earned 1,255 points, while third place Northwestern came in third with 1,075.
The team title comes a day after the individual competition in which four Buckeyes won titles and Ohio State notched 13 Top 5 finishes overall.
Ohio State returns to action March 1 in Detroit, Mich., at the NCAA Midwest Regional Qualifier. The Buckeyes will be aiming to qualify 12 fencers, the maximum number allowed, for the NCAA Championships hosted by Ohio State in French Field House March 13-16.
For complete results, visit the fencing page at www.und.com.
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