University Park, Pa. Katie Angen (women’s epee) and Sylvie Binder (women’s foil) won gold and Giana Vierheller (women’s epee) and Gabe Canaux (men’s epee) won silver, as the Lions dominated the Garret Open at Penn State this weekend.

Sidarth Kumbla (men’s foil) and Porter Hesslegrave (men’s epee) each won bronze as the Lions came home from University Park with six medals.

On the men’s side, Nolen Scruggs (men’s foil) came in fifth place, Andrew Doddo (men’s sabre) finished fifth, and Calvin Liang and Alexander Walker III finished seventh and eighth respectively.

For the women, LeeAnn Choy (women’s epee) finished fifth, and Maria Chart (women’s sabre) finished in eighth place.  Twelve Lions placed in the top-8 this weekend.

The Lions return to the strip for their first traditional team meet of the season on Friday, November 17 as the Lions host the Columbia Invite at 5 p.m.


Women’s Foil

1 – Sylvie Binder

Women’s Epee

1 – Katie Angen

2- Giana Vierheller

5- LeeAnn Choy

10- Kenya Plenty

13- Elise Gout

19- Vivian Rand

20- Amy Tong

Women’s Sabre

8- Maria Chart

11- Ally Wolf

28- Danya Hu (injured)

Men’s Foil

3- Sidarth Kumbla

5- Nolen Scruggs

9- Albert Zhang

14- James Sands

23- John Avendano

Men’s Sabre

5- Andrew Doddo

7- Calvin Liang

8- Alexander Walker III

15- Josef Cohen

Men’s Epee

2- Gabe Canaux

3- Porter Hesslegrave

11- Julian Maldonado

27- Jarett Poliner