NEW YORK, N.Y. – Penn is 1-2 in Ivy League women’s fencing after the first Ivy Round Robin at Columbia on Sunday. The Quakers defeated Brown, 23-4 in their last match of the day for their lone win. Prior to the win over the Bears, the Red and Blue were defeated by No. 4 Columbia and No. 7 Princeton.
The No. 9-ranked Quakers were defeated by the Lions, 19-8, to start the day. Columbia had the edge in all three weapons, taking sabre and foil by matching 7-2 scores and edging the Red and Blue, 5-4, in epee. Danielle Kamis (sabre) and Kathryn Anthony (epee) each went 2-1 against the Lions.
Penn and Princeton engaged in a close battle, with the Tigers winning in the end, 15-12. The Quakers had a 7-2 edge in sabre, but Princeton erased the advantage with a 7-2 score in epee. In foil, Princeton won six matches to Penn’s three for the final result. In sabre, Dominika Franciskowicz was 3-0 and Alexis Baran and Kamis both had two wins.
Penn bounced back against Brown in its final match of the day for the 23-4 win.
The Quakers are back in action on Feb. 22 at the second Ivy Round Robin.