Notre Dame Athletics | Februrary 23, 2021
The University of Notre Dame women’s fencing team claimed solid victories over Northwestern and Lawrence University on Sunday, winning all four matches and only getting stronger throughout the day.
The sabre squad paced the Irish, finishing with a 31-5 record over the four matchups. The foil and epeeists also dueled their way to decisive wins, posting 30-6 and 26-10 marks, respectively.
Solene Watson and Jane Caulfield led the way for the Irish, both with a team-high 11 wins and an 11-1 record on the day. Daria Kudriavtseva (10-2) and Atara Greenbaum (10-1) joined the pair with double-digit wins for the meet.
HOW IT HAPPENED
In their first matchup of the day against Northwestern, the Irish were paced by the 6-3 mark posted by the foil squad, leading the team to a 16-11 victory over the Wildcats. Several athletes went 2-1 including epeeists Kaylin Hsieh and Amanda Pirkowski, sabreuses Kara Linder and Kudriavtseva, and foilists Paige Luong, Caulfield and Watson.
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