Philadelphia, Pa. - The University of Pennsylvania men's fencing team defeated Princeton, 16-11, on Wednesday evening in Weightman Hall.
The Quakers (13-1, 3-0 Ivy) won the sabre, 6-3, in the win. Zachary Yeates went 3-0 on the weapon on the day and Emil Cappetta went 2-1 in the win. In the foil, Mike Galligan went a perfect 3-0 in the Quakers 6-3 win in the weapon. Steve Gavalas also went 2-1 in the weapon in the meet. In Penn's closest weapon of the day, the Quakers fell in the epee, 5-4. Noah Rohrer and Michael Sanders both notched one win and Jon Gale went 2-1 in the weapon in the loss.
After the meet, the Quakers and the Tigers met to exchange trophies that have marked the rivalry between the two schools throughout the years. Said Head Coach Dave Micahnik, "It is a way to keep a fellowship when the meet is over. It is a nice tradition to keep going."
The Penn men's fencing team is next in action Saturday, Feb. 12 at a multi-meet at Temple with Columbia and Penn State.