Women's Fencing Places Fourth at Ivy Championship

ITHACA, N.Y. – Led by 2016 Epee Champion, Alejandra Trumble, the University of Pennsylvania women’s fencing team placed fourth at the Ivy League Championships on Sunday afternoon. The Quakers wrapped up the two-day round robins with a record of 3-3 -- splitting matches against Yale (W, 19-8) and Harvard (L, 16-11) on Sunday. Columbia, Harvard and Princeton shared the Ivy title with records of 5-1.

Trumble went 14-3 to lead the Quakers over the two days, including a perfect 6-0 record in the two matches on Sunday. Stephanie Wolf provided a nice epee duo for the Quakers, registering a mark of 12-5. Katherine Sizov rounded out a strong weekend for the Penn epees (2-0 on Sunday), picking up nine triumphs (9-8).

Dana Kong also put together a strong Ivy weekend, and earned second-team all-conference honors in the process. Kong posted a record of 12-5 on saber, including a mark of 3-2 on Sunday.

Simone Unwalla and Naomi Popkin led the way on foil. Unwalla finished the competition with a record of 8-10, while Popkin went 7-11.

Final Standings
1. Columbia (5-1)

1. Harvard (5-1)
1. Princeton (5-1)
4. Penn (3-3)
5. Cornell (2-4)
6. Yale (1-5)
7. Brown (0-6)

The Quakers look to keep the momentum rolling next weekend, as they will compete in a pair of competitions. Penn will take part in the Temple Invite on Saturday, and host the Philadelphia Invitational on Sunday.


Download: Ivy2016Combined.pdf