Fencing: Buckeyes Sweep OSU Duals to Begin 2008-09 Season

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Buckeye men and women combine to go 22-0 in first action of 2008-09

COLUMBUS, Ohio The defending national champion Ohio State fencing team swept the OSU Duals for the sixth-consecutive season Saturday, combining to go 22-0 as a team. It was the first action of the 2008-09 season for the Buckeyes and also their first team appearance since winning the NCAA Championship in April.

Leading the way for Ohio State was the men’s and women’s foil units, which each went 98-1 against competition on the day. The men’s sabre team was 88-11 on the day, while the women’s sabre team was 95-4. The epee teams also turned in good performances, with the men going 92-7 and the women going 96-3.

The Buckeyes return to collegiate competition Jan. 10 at the Detroit Duals in Detroit, Mich. The next non-collegiate event for the Scarlet and Gray is the Junior North American Cup November 7-10 in St. Louis, Mo.

Full results for Ohio State are listed below. For pictures from the OSU Duals, click the link above.

November 1, 2008
French Fieldhouse

Ohio State Men
Round One OSU 24, Case Western 3 (Sabre 6-3, Foil 9-0, Epee 9-0)
Round Two OSU 27, Xavier 0 (Sabre 9-0, Foil 9-0, Epee 9-0)
Round Three OSU 26, Indiana 1 (Sabre 9-0, Foil 9-0, Epee 8-1)
Round Four OSU 26, Purdue 1 (Sabre 8-1, Foil 9-0, Epee 9-0)
Round Five OSU 24, Michigan State 3 (Sabre 8-1, Foil 9-0, Epee 9-0)
Round Six Bye
Round Seven OSU 22, Chicago 5 (Sabre 5-4, Foil 9-0, Epee 8-1)
Round Eight OSU 27, Bowling Green 0 (Sabre 9-0, Foil 9-0, Epee 9-0)
Round Nine OSU 27, Cleveland State 0 (Sabre 9-0, Foil 9-0, Epee 9-0)
Round Ten OSU 24, Illinois 3 (Sabre 8-1, Foil 8-1, Epee 8-1)
Round Eleven OSU 25, Michigan 2 (Sabre 8-1, Foil 9-0, Epee 7-2)
Round Twelve OSU 27, Oberlin 0 (Sabre 9-0, Foil 9-0, Epee 9-0)

OSU Women
Round One OSU 26, Case Western 1 (Sabre 9-0, Foil 9-0, Epee 8-1)
Round Two OSU 27, Xavier 0 (Sabre 9-0, Foil 9-0, Epee 9-0)
Round Three OSU 26, Indiana 1 (Sabre 9-0, Foil 9-0, Epee 8-1)
Round Four OSU 26, Purdue 1 (Sabre 8-1, Foil 9-0, Epee 9-0)
Round Five OSU 24, Michigan State 3 (Sabre 8-1, Foil 9-0, Epee 9-0)
Round Six Bye
Round Seven OSU 27, Chicago 0 (Sabre 9-0, Foil 9-0, Epee 9-0)
Round Eight OSU 27, Bowling Green 0 (Sabre 9-0, Foil 9-0, Epee 9-0)
Round Nine OSU 27, Cleveland State 0 (Sabre 9-0, Foil 9-0, Epee 9-0)
Round Ten OSU 26, Illinois 1 (Sabre 9-0, Foil 8-1, Epee 9-0)
Round Eleven OSU 24, Michigan 3 (Sabre 7-2, Foil 9-0, Epee 8-1)
Round Twelve OSU 27, Oberlin 0 (Sabre 9-0, Foil 9-0, Epee 9-0)

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