Fencing Gears Up for Mid-Atlantic Regional

PHILADELPIHA – South the University of Pennsylvania men’s and women’s fencing teams will go, as the Quakers are set to fence in the 2015 NCAA Mid-Atlantic/South Regional Fencing Championship. Hosted by Duke on Saturday at Card Gym, bouting is set to begin at 8:30 a.m. Once there, the Red and Blue will look to advance fencers to compete at the NCAA Men’s and Women’s Fencing Championship.

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Including Penn, a total of four ranked teams on the CollegeFencing360.com coaches poll will compete in the event. On the men’s side, the No. 7 Quakers will see No. 1 Penn State, No. 8 Princeton and No. 9 Duke while the No. 8 women will bout No. 3 Princeton, No. 6 Penn State, and No. 10 Temple.

The Red and Blue will send 12 men and nine women. Regionals will count for 60% of the selection to the NCAA Championships, while the other 40 comes from the regular season.

Participating Schools
Drew University
Duke University (M9)
Farleigh Dickinson University*
Haverford College
Lafayette College
Johns Hopkins University
New Jersey Institute of Tech.
Penn State University (M1, W6)
Princeton University (M8, W3)
Stevens Inst. of Tech.
Temple University* (W10)
Univ. of North Carolina
University of Pennsylvania (M7, W8)
*Women only

Regional Sites:
Northeast Regional- March 8; New York University; New York City, New York Mid-Atlantic South Region- March 7; Duke University; Durham, North Carolina
Midwest Region- March 7; Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois
West Region- March 7; University of California, San Diego; La Jolla, California