Women's Fencing Wins Five at Philadelphia Invitational; Men Go 2-0

PHILADELPHIA - Penn sent both its men's and women's fencing teams across the city on Sunday to compete in the Philadelphia Invitational at Temple University. It was a productive day as both teams brought back multiple victories. The women's team had six matches on the day, dropping its first match to Northwestern, 14-13, before rattling off five stright wins to close the day. The men only had two team bouts, and emerged victorious in both of them, defeating Duke and North Carolina.

Here is a quick recap of the team scores:


Match 1: Northwestern 14, Penn 13

Match 2: Penn 21, North Carolina 6

Match 3: Penn 16, Temple 11

Match 4: Penn 25, Johns Hopkins 2

Match 5: Penn 17, Duke 10

Match 6: Penn 24, Fairleigh Dickinson 3


Match 1: Penn 20, Duke 7

Match 2: Penn 17, North Carolina 10

A full recap of indicidual results will appear shortly.