Fencing Snags Four All-America Honors, Places 8th

WALTHAM, Mass. – The University of Pennsylvania men’s and women’s fencing teams wrapped up their seasons on Sunday at the NCAA Championships, but not before capturing several All-America honors. In addition to individual success, the men and women combined to finish eighth in the country—totaling 98 points.

Senior captain Shaul Gordon put together the top finish on the men’s side, earning sixth place and second-team All-America honors on saber. It is Gordon’s second All-America distinction at Penn (2014), and third overall (spent freshman year at Penn State). Gordon tallied a two-day record of 14-9.

Justin Yoo and Zsombor Garzo also put together All-America efforts on the men’s side, both on epee. Yoo placed seventh with a record of 14-9, while Garzo recorded an 11th-place finish with a mark of 12-11. It is Garzo’s second-straight third-team All-America honor.

On the women’s side, Arabella Uhry became the Quakers’ first saber All-America since 2012. The sophomore placed 10th, posting a two-day record of 12-11.