VanBenthuysen helps bring home silver team medal in epee
Matthew Lewicki's final bout defeats No. 1 Columbia 14-13.
AS A FRESHMAN IN 2016-17: VanBenthuysen had a stellar first season as a Nittany Lion. The freshman finished the season with a 32-13 record which included four 3-0 performances. VanBenthuysen went on to compete at the Mid-Atlantic/Southern Regional where she finished 23rd.
HIGH SCHOOL/PERSONAL: Barbara VanBenthuysen is from Spring, Texas. She previously fenced for Alliance Fencing Academy under head coach Andrey Ceva. VanBenthuysen chose Penn State because of its atmosphere, and she plans to major in anthropology.