UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. – The Penn State fencing team will begin its road to the NCAA Championships this weekend, heading to Easton, Pa., to compete in the Mid-Atlantic / Southern Regionals. The competition will begin at 8:30 a.m. on Saturday at Lafayette College.
The Nittany Lions will see action against Drew, Duke, Farleigh-Dickinson, Haverford, Johns Hopkins, North Carolina, Princeton, Stevens, Temple and New Jersey Institute of Technology.
Competing for the men:
Competing for the women:
Epee: Jessie Radanovich (Tollhouse, Calif.), Jessica O’Neil-Lyublinsky (North Salem, N.Y.), Anastasia Kalonji (Rennes, France), Barbara Vanbenthuysen (Spring, Texas) and Nicolette Vigna (Thornwood, N.Y.).
The qualification process for the NCAA Championship will be based off of a combination of the fencers' season record and this Saturday's results. The fencers' season statistics will count towards 40 percent of the qualification, with the final 60 percent coming from the fencers' performance this weekend. Penn State fans are encouraged to follow Penn State fencing via Twitter at http://www.twitter.com/pennstateFEN, on Penn State Fencing's Facebook page at http://www.facebook.com/pennstatefencing and on Instagram at http://www.instagram.com/pennstateFEN.