Sakharova Finishes 21st at NCAA Fencing Championship

Helen Sakharova
Courtesy of DSPics.com

THE BASICS:

- Event: NCAA National Collegiate Fencing Championship

- Location: University Park, Pa. (Penn State Indoor Multi-Sport Facility)

- The Lead: MIT junior Helen Sakharova (Ridgewood, N.J.) closed out the NCAA Fencing Championship by placing 21st in the epee standings on Friday. She climbed up three spots from last year's finish of 24th. 

HOW IT HAPPENED:

Round 4 Record: 1-3 21st Place Won 5-1 vs. Julia Garcia (NJIT)
Lost 5-2 vs. Natalia Toby (Fairleigh Dickinson)
Lost 5-2 vs. Barbara Vanbenthuysen (Penn State)
Lost 5-3 vs. Anastasia Kalonji (Penn State)
Round 5 Record: 1-3 21st Place Lost 5-1 vs. Giana Vierheller (Columbia)
Lost 5-3 vs. Katie Angen (Columbia)
Lost 5-3 vs. Alexanne Verret (Ohio State)
Won 5-2 vs. Emma von Dadelszen (Ohio State)


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