Ohio State in First after Men's Competition at 2015 NCAA Fencing Championships

Lewis Weiss tied for third in men's epee
Lewis Weiss tied for third in men's epee
March 20, 2015

COLUMBUS, Ohio- The Ohio State fencing team completed men's competition in first place after the second day of the 2015 NCAA Fencing Championships. Lewis Weiss tied for third, claiming a bronze medal in men's epee.

Weiss entered the semifinals for men's epee with a second place finish, tallying 18 victories. He fell in an overtime thriller, 14-13, to Princeton's Jack Hudson, ending the day tied for third. Teammate Marc-Antoine Blais Belanger finished in sixth place, accumulating 13 victories at the end of competition.

Stanislov Sudilovsky gathered 15 victories to claim seventh place after round-robin competition. Fellow freshman Maximilian Chastanet claimed the No. 8 spot with a total of 14 victories in his national championship debut.

For men's sabre, Frederick Koch finished in tenth with 13 victories, while Fares Arfa accumulated 11 victories for a 13th place finish.


 

 

Ohio State finished the day in first place with 84 victories, followed closely by Columbia, who tallied 81 victories. Women's competition begins tomorrow at 9:30 a.m. in French Field House for first three rounds. Rounds four and five will be on Sunday beginning at 9 a.m. in French Field House, while semifinal and championship bouts will begin at 1:30 p.m. in St. John Arena.

2015 NCAA Fencing Championships
Day 2
French Field House
March 20, 2015

Men's Foil
7 Stanislov Sudilovsky
8 Maximilian Chastanet

Men's Epee
3T Lewis Weiss
6 Marc-Antoine Blais Belanger

Men's Sabre
10 Frederick Koch
13 Fares Arfa