Vikings nearly perfect at Lawrence Duals

The Lawrence women went 4-0, and the Viking men were 3-1 at the Lawrence Duals.
The Lawrence women went 4-0, and the Viking men were 3-1 at the Lawrence Duals.

APPLETON, Wis. -- The Lawrence University fencing teams came within one point of making it a clean sweep of their eight matches at Saturday's Lawrence Duals at the Buchanan Kiewit Wellness Center.

The Lawrence women posted a 4-0 mark, and the Lawrence men were 3-1. 

On the women's side, Lawrence defeated the University of Chicago 23-4, topped Northwestern 27-0 and beat club teams from the University of Wisconsin and University of Iowa by the identical scores of 25-2.

The Lawrence men picked up a 15-12 victory over Chicago and then won two of three matches against club teams from Iowa, Wisconsin and Northwestern. The Vikings topped Iowa 23-4 and beat Wisconsin 20-7 but dropped a tight 14-13 decision to Northwestern.

WOMEN

Lawrence 25, Wisconsin 2

Epee: LU 9, UW 0; Foil: LU 8, UW 1; Sabre: LU 8, UW 1

Lawrence 27, Northwestern 0

Epee: LU 9, NW 0; Foil: LU 9, NW 0; Sabre: LU 9, NW 0

Lawrence 23, Chicago 4

Epee: LU 9, UC 0; Foil: LU 9, UC 0; Sabre: LU 5, UC 4

Lawrence 25, Iowa 2

Epee: LU 8, Iowa 1; Foil LU 9, Iowa 0; Sabre: LU 8, Iowa 1 

MEN

Lawrence 23, Iowa 4

Epee: LU 5, Iowa 4; Foil: LU 9, Iowa 0; Sabre: LU 9, Iowa 0 

Lawrence 15, Chicago 12

Epee: LU 5, UC 4; Foil: UC 5, LU 4; Sabre: LU 6, UC 3 

Lawrence 20, Wisconsin 7

Epee: LU 7, UW 2; Foil: LU 6, UW 3; Sabre: LU 7, UW 2 

Northwestern 14, Lawrence 13

Epee: LU 6, NW 3; Foil: NW 5, LU 4; Sabre: NW 6, LU 3