WALTHAM, Mass. -- The Ohio State University fencing team finished the first day of competition at the 2016 NCAA Championships in Waltham, Mass. with the first three rounds of women's foil, women's epee, and women's sabre. The Buckeyes sit in fourth place after these first rounds and will continue with women's competition tomorrow.
The women's foil unit started the team off strong with Eleanor Harvey in fourth place and Alanna Goldie close behind in fifth. Harvey claimed 13 victories and two losses, ending the day with a +36 touch differential. Goldie earned a record of 12-3 with an indicator of +33.
Eugenia Falqui led the women's epee unit with a fifth place finish for the day, earning ten victories out of 15 bouts. Falqui totaled a +8 indicator, holding onto a spot in the top five after finishing the second round in the No. 2 spot. Freshman Emma von Dadelszen claimed ninth place, finishing the day's competition with eight victories and a +8 differential.
For women's sabre, Alexa Antipas placed 15th claiming seven victories out of 15 bouts. Antipas ended the day with a -9 indicator.
Combined, the team amassed 50 victories with 25 coming from women's foil, 18 from women's epee, and seven from women's sabre. Columbia (64), Notre Dame (54), and Princeton (53) place ahead of Ohio State after the first three rounds of women's competition.
2016 NCAA Fencing Championships
Women's Competition, Rounds 1-3
Mar. 24, 2016
Gosman Athletic Center - Waltham, Mass.
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