UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. - After last weekend’s strong performance at Notre Dame, Coach Wes Glon and his fencing team will travel to Durham, N.C., Feb. 6-7 to compete in Duke’s annual Duke Meet. Competition begins at 8 a.m. and will last approximately until 4:15 p.m. each day.
Including the Blue Devils, Penn State will face off against Brandeis, North Carolina, Johns Hopkins (men only) and Temple (women only). Penn State will also have a shot at redemption versus Notre Dame after falling short in last weekend’s contest.
Competing for the men:
Epee – Patrick August (Las Vegas, Nev.), Lars Swanson (Mendham, N.J.), Conor Shepard (Colleyville, Texas), Joshua Cole (Chappaqua, N.Y.), Oskar Tang (Gothenburg, Sweden) and Anton Piskovatskov (Houston, Texas).
Sabre – Marcel Dolegiewicz (Park Ridge, Ill.), Adam Lewicki (Oakland, N.J.), Andrew Mackiewicz (Westwood, Mass.), Karol Metryka (Linden, N.J.), Kaito Streets (Redwood City, Calif.), Khalil Thompson (Teaneck, N.J.) and Eduardo Lara (Queretaro, Mexico).
Competing for the women:
Epee – Jessie Radanovich (Tollhouse, Calif.), Jessica O’Neill-Lyublinsky (North Salem, N.Y.), Anastasia Kalonji (Rennes, France), Nicolette Vigna (Thornwood, N.Y.), Medora McCarthy (Los Altos Hills, Calif.), Sarah Waller (McKinney, Texas), Hanan Adnan (Singapore, Singapore) and Julia Higson (State College, Pa.).
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