Emerson Takes First in the Foil in Debut

PHILADELPHIA - The University of Pennsylvania women's fencing team started its season at the Temple Open this weekend. Freshman Abby Emerson led the Quakers by taking first place in the foil.

The Red and Blue placed two others in the top 10 in the foil. Zoya Abdikulova placed third and Eve Overton finished 10th.

Freshman Kristen Hughes finished 13th and Jackie Schramm finished at 14th.Freshman Ana Gutierrez-Colina placed 20th.

In the sabre, Cassandra Partyka placed ninth and Cassandra Frey came in 23rd.

Written by Matt Kirsch, athletic communications assistant