Lions Excel at Junior Olympic Fencing Championships
BALTIMORE, Md. - Several members of the Columbia University fencing team excelled at the Junior Olympic Fencing Championships last weekend.
Highlighting the weekend was Adam Mathieu's bronze medal finish in the men's foil event, while Brian Ro finished seventh in the men's epee.
First-years Margaret Lu and Jackie Dubrovich fenced their way to land two of three spots for the Junior World Championships which will take place in April.
In addition, Geoffrey Loss continued a successful season with yet another top-32 finish, this time in Budapest. Seven hundred points ahead of the next fencers, Loss earned placed fourth, falling just shy of qualification for the Junior Men's Sabre World Team.
Junior Men's Epee (220 Fencers)
7th - Brian Ro
26th Justin Wan
100 - Angad Singh
Junior Men's Foil (198 Fencers)
3rd - Adam Mathieu
Junior Women's Epee (168 fencers)
55th - Emma Peterson
Junior Women's Foil World Championship Team
1. Lee Kiefer (Lexington, Ky.)
2. Margaret Lu (Greenwich, Conn.)
3. Jackie Dubrovich (Riverdale, N.J.)
ALT 1: Sara Taffel (New York City, N.Y.)
ALT 2: Sabrina Massialas (San Francisco, Calif.)
ALT 3: Madison Zeiss (Notre Dame, Ind.)