Men's Fencing Wraps Up Regular Season at the Beanpot

Sophomore Tzer Wong
Sophomore Tzer Wong

BOSTON, Mass. - In its final outing of the regular season, the MIT men's fencing team competed at the Beanpot hosted by Harvard University on Wednesday night. The Engineers (10-14) were edged out by Brandeis University (15-12) in addition to suffering losses to Boston College (18-9) and Harvard (19-8). Sophomore Tzer Wong (Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia) led the way with a 7-2 record for the sabre unit as senior Giulio Gueltrini (Ravenna, Italy) won all four of his epee bouts while also going 1-2 in foil action. Sophomore Alberto Ancona (Boston, Mass.) turned in the best performance for the foil squad with a 2-2 ledger.

Next up for MIT will be the New England Championship on Saturday, Feb. 20 at Wellesley College.

Epee (13-14 record. Highlights: 5-4 vs. BC and Brandeis)
  Record Highlights
Alexander Andriatis 1-5 1-2 vs. BC
Dinis Cheian 5-4 2-1 vs. BC and Harvard
Giulio Gueltrini 4-0 3-0 vs. Brandeis; 1-0 vs. BC
Sam Judd 3-5 1-1 vs. BC; 1-2 vs. Brandeis and Harvard


Foil (4-23 record. Highlight: 2-7 vs. Brandeis)



Alberto Ancona 2-2 1-0 vs. Brandeis; 1-2 vs. BC
Matthew Cavuto 0-2 Competed against Brandeis
Giulio Gueltrini 1-2 1-2 vs. Harvard
Kwabena Ofori-Atta 1-8 1-2 vs. Brandeis
Leon Shen 0-9 n/a


Sabre (12-15 record. Highlights: 5-4 vs. Brandeis; 4-5 vs. Harvard)
  Record Highlights
Laphonchai Jirachuphun
0-9 n/a
Benjamin Lin 5-4 3-0 vs. Brandeis; 2-1 vs. Harvard
Tzer Wong
7-2 3-0 vs. BC; 2-1 vs. Brandeis and Harvard