March 13, 2009
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. - The Northeast Fencing Conference (NFC) recently announced its All-Conference Team as MIT received a trio Second-Team selections. With a record of 22-8 senior Igor Kopylov was tabbed to the All-Conference Sabre Second Team, earning the fourth honor of his career which tied the Institute mark set by Spencer Sugimoto last season.
Freshmen Benjamin Nield and Carter Chang rounded out MIT's All-Conference contingent. Nield compiled a 20-7 mark en route to a spot on the Foil Second Team while Chang’s conference ledger of 19-9 earned an Epee Second Team award.
Teams in the Northeast Fencing Conference include Boston College, Boston University, Brandeis University, Brown University, Dartmouth College, the University of Massachusetts, the University of New Hampshire, and Tufts University.