Columbia Foilists Take Gold and Silver at North American Cup
DALLAS – A large contingent of Lions’ fencers, past and present, are coming off strong performances at the North American Cup last week. The highlight of the event was an all-Columbia final in the Division I Women’s Foil, where Jackie Dubrovich edged Margaret Lu in the final.
Dubrovich, who has yet to lose a bout in Columbia's first two competitions of the season, beat out the field of 98 other opponents, which included Nicole Ross ‘13CC and Ann March-Senic ‘94CC tying for third place and Jessie Laffey coming in 25th, respectively.
In the Division I Sabre portion of the event, alumn Jeff Spear ‘10CC earned a victory in the field of 115 fencers.
The Lions return to collegiate action at the Penn State Invitational on Saturday, Jan. 11.
TOP 32 COLUMBIA RESULTS
North American Cup
Division I Men’s Sabre (115 Fencers)
1st – Jeff Spear ‘10CC
26th – Paolo Roselli ‘98GS
Division I Women’s Sabre (92 Fencers)
12th – Daria Schneider ‘10CC
Division I Women’s Epee (138 Fencers)
15th – Mason Speta
Division I Men’s Epee (254 Fencers)
28th – Dwight Smith ‘09CC