2014-15 MIT Women's Fencing News

January 24, 2015
Women’s Fencing Registers 4-2 Mark in NFC Finale
PROVIDENCE, R.I. – The MIT women’s fencing team had a successful return to action following nearly a two-month hiatus as it registered a 4-2 record in its final Northeast Fencing Conference (NFC) competition on Saturday. The Engineers defeated Dartmouth College (17-10), Tufts University (15-12), Smith College (24-3), and Vassar College (17-10) while suffering close losses to host Brown University (15-12) and Boston College (14-13). Sophomore Cordelia Avery (New York, N.Y.) dominated the sabre field as she won 17 of her 18 bouts.

December 7, 2014
MIT Goes 4-2 at Brandeis Invitational
WALTHAM, Mass. – Facing a highly competitive field at the Brandeis University Invitational on Sunday, the MIT women’s fencing team compiled a ledger of 4-2. The Engineers fell to St. John’s University (16-11) and Cornell University (15-12) in the first two rounds but bounced back to defeat the U.S. Air Force Academy (15-12), Johns Hopkins University (17-10), Brown University (17-10), and Yale University (14-13).

November 16, 2014
Engineers Pick Up Five Wins in NFC Competition
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – The MIT women’s fencing team went 5-1 in its first Northeast Fencing Conference (NFC) competition of the season on Saturday. The Engineers were edged out by Sacred Heart University (15-12) but defeated Wellesley College (21-6), Brandeis University (17-10), University of New Hampshire (21-6), UMass (25-2), and Boston University (20-7).

November 1, 2014
Women’s Fencing Opens Season at The Big One Invitational
NORTHAMPTON, Mass. – The MIT women’s fencing team amassed six top-10 placements in the season opening The Big One Invitational hosted by Smith College on Saturday. Sophomore Jessica Li (Englewood, Colo.) led the way with a third-place outing in foil, followed by freshman Cori Drysdale (Coral Springs, Fla.) who captured fifth in the sabre competition.