PHILADELPHIA, PA The women’s fencing team rolled out of Philadelphia without dropping a match, going 6-0 on the day while the men went 4-1 to cap off a full weekend of action for Columbia fencing.

After a long weekend filled with tough competition, the Lions will get time off before they gear up for Ivy League Championships which will be held at Princeton on February 10-11.

WOMEN’S RECAP (6-0)

The women’s team started their day with a 25-2 rout of Wayne State. Foil and epee squads both went 9-0.

After falling to Notre Dame yesterday 14-13, the Lions got revenge in a big way today, defeating the Fighting Irish 17-10. The foil squad dropped just one bout, as Iman Blow and Ester Schreiber both were undefeated. Giana Vierheller did not drop a bout either.

Columbia went onto defeat Northwestern 17-10, and NYU 25-2.

The Lions got some revenge from last weekend as they defeated the Temple Owls 17-10. Schreiber went 3-0.

The squad rounded out the day with their second victory of the weekend over St. John’s with a 22-5 victory. The foil trio of Schreiber, Quinn Crum and Binder swept the Johnnies, and Vierheller and Audrey Yun went 3-0 each in women’s epee.

Ester Schreiber fenced in every single match today and finished with an outstanding 17-1 record. Giana Vierheller was undefeated on the day at 9-0, and dropped just one match the entire weekend, finishing with a 20-1 record.  Audrey Yun (epee) and Iman Blow (foil) both had stellar outings, finishing at 11-1 on the day.

MEN’S RECAP (4-1)

The men’s team came out firing in the first match of the day, defeating Wayne State 22-5. The foil trio of Sam Moelis, Sidarth Kumbla and Nolen Scruggs went 9-0. First-year Julian Maldonado won all three of his bouts as well.

The Lions defeated the No. 1 ranked Fighting Irish for the second time this weekend with a 16-11 victory today. Men’s foil led the way at 6-3 as Sam Moelis won all three of his bouts. Gabe Canaux (epee) and Calvin Liang (sabre) also went undefeated against Notre Dame.

Columbia fell to NYU 17-10 in their third match of the day. Nolen Scruggs won all three of his bouts against the Violets.

The Lions rebounded with a 20-7 rout of Brown. The foil squad was 8-1 as Scruggs and Kumbla both won all their bouts, as did Porter Hesslegrave in epee and Liang in sabre.

The day ended on a high note for the Lions as they avenged yesterday’s loss to the Johnnies with a 14-13 victory today. The foil squad paced the way with an 8-1 record as Kumbla went 3-0, Moelis won two bouts, and Albert Zhang picked up a win as well.

MEN’S RESULTS

COLUMBIA, WAYNE STATE (W, 22-5)

FOIL 9-0

Sam Moelis 3-0

Nolen Scruggs 3-0

Sidarth Kumbla 3-0

EPEE 7-2

Sacha Schouker 2-1

Porter Hesslegrave 2-1

Julian Maldonado 3-0

SABRE 6-3

Isaiah Garlin 3-0

Alexander Walker III 2-1

James Sands 1-2

COLUMBIA, NOTRE DAME (W, 16-11)

FOIL 6-3

Nolen Scruggs 2-1

Sam Moelis 3-0

Sidarth Kumbla 2-1

EPEE 5-4

Gabe Canaux 3-0

Mick Yamanaka 1-2

Porter Hesslegrave 1-2

SABRE 5-4

Calvin Liang 3-0

Isaiah Garlin 0-3

Alexander Walker III 2-1

COLUMBIA, NYU (L, 10-7)

FOIL 6-3

Nolen Scruggs 3-0

Sam Moelis 1-2

Sidarth Kumbla 2-1

EPEE 2-7

Jarrett Poliner 1-2

Julian Maldonado 0-3

Sacha Schouker 1-2

SABRE 2-7

Calvin Liang 2-1

Isaiah Garlin 0-3

Alexander Walker III 0-3

COLUMBIA, BROWN (20-7)

FOIL 8-1

Nolen Scruggs 3-0

Sidarth Kumbla 3-0

Albert Zhang 2-1

EPEE 7-2

Porter Hesslegrave 3-0

Sacha Schouker 1-2

Jarrett Poliner 3-0

SABRE 5-4

Calvin Liang 3-0

James Sands 1-2

Isaiah Garlin 1-2

COLUMBIA, ST. JOHNS (W, 14-13)

FOIL 8-1

Nolen Scruggs 2-1

Sam Moelis 2-0

Albert Zhang 1-0

Sidarth Kumbla 3-0

EPEE 2-7

Gabe Canaux 1-2

Jarrett Poliner 0-3

Porter Hesslegrave 1-2

SABER 4-5

Calvin Liang 1-2

Isaiah Garlin 1-2

Alexander Walker III 2-1

WOMEN’S RESULTS

COLUMBIA, WAYNE STATE (W, 25-2)

FOIL 9-0

Ester Schreiber 3-0

Quinn Crum 3-0

Iman Blow 3-0

EPEE 9-0

LeeAnn Choy 3-0

Anne Cebula 3-0

Katie Angen 3-0

SABRE 7-2

Anastasia Ivanoff 2-1

Violet Michel 2-1

Lena Johnson 3-0

COLUMBIA, NOTRE DAME (W, 17-10)

FOIL 8-1

Sylvie Binder 2-1

Iman Blow 3-0

Ester Schreiber 3-0

EPEE 6-3

Giana Vierheller 3-0

Anne Cebula 1-2

Audrey Yun 2-1

SABRE 3-6

Lena Johnson 1-2

Violet Michel 1-2

Anastasia Ivanoff 1-2

COLUMBIA, NORTHWESTERN (W, 17-10)

FOIL 7-2

Ester Schreiber 2-1

Iman Blow 3-0

Quinn Crum 2-1

EPEE 7-2

Giana Vierheller 3-0

Audrey Yun 3-0

Anne Cebula 1-2

SABER 3-6

Ally Wolf 0-3

Violet Michel 1-2

Lena Johnson 2-1

COLUMBIA, NYU (W, 25-2)

FOIL 9-0

Ester Schreiber 3-0

Iman Blow 3-0

Quinn Crum 3-0

EPEE 9-0

Katie Angen 3-0

Audrey Yun 3-0

LeeAnn Choy 3-0

SABRE 7-2

Ilana Solomon 3-0

Ally Wolf 2-1

Danya Hu 2-1

COLUMBIA, TEMPLE (W, 17-10)

FOIL 7-2

Sylvie Binder 2-1

Iman Blow 2-1

Ester Schreiber 3-0

EPEE 6-3

Katie Angen 2-1

Anne Cebula 2-1

LeeAnn Choy 2-1

SABRE 4-5

Ilana Solomon 1-2

Danya Hu 1-2

Violet Michel 2-1

COLUMBIA, ST. JOHN’S (W, 22-5)

FOIL 9-0

Sylvie Binder 3-0

Quinn Crum 3-0

Ester Schreiber 3-0

EPEE 8-1

Giana Vierheller 3-0

Audrey Yun 3-0

Katie Angen 2-1

SABRE 5-4

Ilana Solmon 1-2

Lena Johnson 2-1

Violet Michel 2-1