Dec. 22, 2004
CAMBRIDGE, MASS. - MIT improved to 8-1 on the year after competing at the Brandeis University Invitational on Dec. 5. The Engineers posted victories over Brown University (20-7), Boston College (18-9), Brandeis (14-13), and Vassar College (19-8), before falling to national-powerhouse St. John's University, 17-10.
Tech's foil squad opened the day by shutting out Brown, 9-0, and then wrapped up the competition with a 6-3 win over St. John's, marking MIT's only weapon victory in the match. Spencer Sugimoto finished with a 12-1 mark in foil, including winning the decisive bout against the host Judges, while Vincent Chen registered a record of 11-3.
The epee team of Michael Beregovsky, Samuel Korb, Trevor Chang, and Lukas Schmitt combined for a record of 31-14, with every fencer finishing with a winning mark. Korb went 11-4 while Chang was 10-4. Beregovsky posted a ledger of 9-6 while Schmitt won the only bout he competed in.
William Walsh had the best showing for the sabre squad by totaling a 9-6 record. He also registered the only wins for his weapon against St. John's.