Fencing Team Sharp in Victory

    The UCSD fencing squad had an excellent showing at a competition in Santa Barbara last Saturday.

    The Tritons left the meet with eight team victories and 23 squad victories.

    Other schools participating in the competition were UC Santa Barbara, UCLA, the University of Southern California and UC Irvine.

    The Tritons garnered eight team victories, four on both the men¹s and women¹s sides.

    UCSD had five undefeated squads: men¹s foil, men¹s epee, men¹s sabre, women¹s epee and women¹s sabre. The women¹s foil team had only one loss.

    Undefeated athletes on the men¹s side included senior Tedd Padgitt and freshman Chris Gummeson in the foil, junior Andrew Anfora and senior Craig Johnson in the sabre and Justin Hunt in the epee.

    On the women¹s side, junior Jessica Spuehler and freshman Katie Stapko were undefeated in the sabre and freshman Christine Magowan went undefeated in the epee.

    Next up for UCSD is a meet against California State University Fullerton and Cal Tech at Cal Tech in Pasadena on Saturday, Feb. 24. The Tritons are expecting a strong showing and in men¹s overall, women¹s overall, women¹s epee, women¹s sabre, men¹s epee, men¹s sabre and men¹s foil.

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