Fencing Splits at Rutgers

Go Leopards! Bridget Greeley
Bridget Greeley

Feb. 14, 2011

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NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. - The Lafayette fencing team split a quartet of matches at Rutgers University on Sunday. The Leopards bested Hunter College and Maryland, both by 17-10 scores, and fell to the host Scarlet Knights (20-7) and Drew University (17-10).

The Leopards' fencers are now an even 10-10 in the 2010-11 season. Épéeists David Ecklemann and Noah Weiner led the charge at 9-3 and 8-3, respectively.

Andre Rafizadeh (5-3), Jillian Rosamilia (6-5) and Bridget Greeley (3-2) all registered winning records for the day, while Eric Luby split his 12 bouts, 6-6.

In the opening round, the Leopards dispatched Hunter, 17-10. Ecklemann and Rafizadeh were both perfect in épée, as Lafayette claimed the school by a 7-2 margin, and Rosamilia and Darrell Washington both posted 3-0 marks in sabre to head an 8-1 victory for the Maroon and White.

The Leopards' foilists shouldered the load in another 17-10 victory in round two. Greeley and Lisa DeJoseph each went 3-0 in the school to give Lafayette an 8-1 advantage over Maryland. Lafayette also downed the Terrapins, 6-3, in the sabre en route to victory. Sabreurs Luby and Rosamilia were both unbeaten in their bouts.

The day ended with losses to both Rutgers and Drew. Weiner went 3-0 against both the Scarlet Knights and Rangers, and Ecklemann was also perfect against Drew.

With round robin play now complete, the Leopards are back in action on March 6 at the Mid-Atlantic Collegiate Fencing Association Championships. The event will be hosted by the College of William & Mary in Williamsburg, Va.

 

 

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