Women's Fencing Goes 2-1at Ivy Championships

Complete Results from Sunday

NEW YORK, N.Y. - Despite nearly 27 inches of snow in New York City the past two days, it was not enough to postpone the Ivy Championship South at Columbia on Sunday. Penn was just oneof a number of teams who faced difficulties getting to Manhattan, but the show must go on. And go on it did for the Red and Blue who defeated Cornell and Brown by the same 21-6 score against both teams. The Quakers lost to Harvard 16-11. With the win Harvard clinched at least a share of the Ivy League title.

Penn took the sabre 8-1 against the Big Red. Katelyn Sherry and Cassandra Partyka each went 3-0. The Quakers won the foil 8-1 as well. Zoya Abdikulova, Abby Emerson and Ilana Sinkin all won two bouts. The epee was the closest bout against Cornell, but the Red and Blue pulled it out 5-4. Jackie Schramm and Kristen Hughes had two wins each.

Against Brown, Sherry remained undefeated, picking up three more wins. Cassandra Frey also notched three wins. Penn blanked the Bears in the foil, 9-0. Abdikulova, Emerson. Sinkin and Eve Overton combined for the Quakers nine wins. The Red and Blue took theepee 5-4. Holly Buechel led Penn with two wins, while Schramm, Hughes and Ana Gutierrez-Colina each picked up a win.

The Crimson took the sabre 7-2, but had to battle Penn to pull out wins in the foil and epee. Penn fell 5-4 in the foil. Abdikulova and Emerson each picked up two wins. Harvard also won the epee 5-4. Hughes and Buechel combined for four wins.

The Quakers are now 10-5 overall and 4-2in the Ivy Leagueand finish in third place. Penn will be in action again on Friday, Feb. 17 when they travel to Hartford, Conn. to take part in the Junior Olympics.