Chestnut Hill, Mass. (February 15) - In its final outing of the regular season, the MIT men's fencing team defeated Brandeis University, 14-13, at the 10th Annual Beanpot on Wednesday. The victory came after the Engineers (14-15) fell to host Boston College (16-11) and Harvard (22-5). Freshman Yixuan Pei (Baltimore, Md.) racked up a 7-2 record for the epee team as junior Tzer Wong (Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia) paced the sabre squad with a 5-4 mark. Freshman Arjun Gupta (Springfield, Va.) turned in the best performance for the foil contingent as he went 2-7.
Next up for MIT will be the New England Championship on Saturday, March 4.
|Sam Judd||6-2||2-1 vs. BC and Harvard; 2-0 vs. Brandeis|
|Sheel Patel||5-4||3-0 vs. Brandeis; 2-1 vs. BC|
|Yixuan Pei||7-2||3-0 vs. BC and Brandeis|
|Matthew Cavuto||1-2||1-2 vs. BC|
|Arjun Gupta||2-7||2-1 vs. Brandeis|
|Benjamin Lin||4-5||2-1 vs. BC and Brandeis|
||5-4||2-1 vs. Harvard and Brandeis|