Vikings combine for eight victories at Northwestern Duals

The Lawrence men's fencing team posted four victories at the Northwestern Duals.
The Lawrence men's fencing team posted four victories at the Northwestern Duals.

EVANSTON, Ill. -- The Lawrence University men's and women's fencing teams combined for eight victories Saturday and Sunday at the Northwestern Duals at Patten Gymnasium.

On the men's side, Lawrence posted a 4-5 record and opened play with a 15-12 victory over Caltech. Lawrence grabbed a 14-13 win over Northwestern's club team thanks to the foil squad collecting a 7-2 mark. 

The Vikings followed that with a 17-10 win over Incarnate Word, and this time it was sabre taking the lead with an 8-1 record. Lawrence also picked up a 19-7 win over Cleveland State, and epee led the way with an 8-1 mark.

The Lawrence women went 4-6 and earned its first win of the weekend with a 27-0 pasting of Caltech. Lawrence then edged Incarnate Word 15-12, and it was foil that made the difference with an 8-1 record for the Vikings.

Lawrence posted another lopsided win with a 25-2 victory over Cleveland State, and the Vikings went 9-0 in sabre. Lawrence also topped Farleigh Dickinson 18-9 and sabre picked up seven win for the Vikings.

WOMEN

Temple 20, Lawrence 7 (Sabre, Temple 8, LU 1; Foil, Temple 6, LU 3; Epee, Temple 6, LU 3)

Air Force 19, Lawrence 8 (Sabre AF 8, LU 1; Foil AF 6, LU 3; Epee AF 5, LU 4)

Lawrence 27, Caltech 0 (Sabre LU 9, CT 0; Foil LU 9, CT 0; Epee LU 9, CT 0)

Lawrence 15, Incarnate Word 12 (Sabre LU 6, UIW 3; Foil LU 8, UIW 1; Epee UIW 8, LU 1)

Duke 26, Lawrence 1 (Sabre Duke 9, LU 0; Foil Duke 9, LU 0; Epee Duke 8, LU 1)

Lawrence 25, Cleveland State 2 (Sabre LU 9, CSU 0; Foil LU 7, CSU 2; Epee LU 9, CSU 2)

Stanford 18, Lawrence 9 (Sabre Stan 8, LU 1; Foil Stan 5, LU 4; Epee Stan 5, LU 4)

Lawrence 18, Farleigh Dickinson 9 (Sabre LU 7, FDU 2; Foil LU 5, FDU 4; Epee LU 6, FDU 3)

Northwestern 18, Lawrence 9 (Sabre NW 7, LU 2; Foil NW 6, LU 3; Epee NW 5, LU 4)

San Diego 14, Lawrence 13 (Sabre SD 5, LU 4; Foil SD 6, LU 3; Epee LU 6, SD 3)

MEN

Lawrence 15, Caltech 12 (Sabre LU 6, CT 3; Foil LU 6, CT 3; Epee CT 6, LU 3)

Air Force 21, Lawrence 6 (Sabre AF 7, LU 2; Foil AF 7, LU 2; Epee AF 7, LU 2)

Lawrence 14, Northwestern 13 (Sabre LU 3, NW 6; Foil LU 7, NW 2; Epee NW 5, LU 4)

Lawrence 17, Incarnate Word 10 (Sabre LU 8, UIW 1; Foil UIW 6, LU 3; Epee LU 6, UIW 3)

Duke 25, Lawrence 2 (Sabre Duke 8, LU 1; Foil Duke 8, LU 1; Epee Duke 9, LU 0)

Stanford 22, Lawrence 5 (Sabre Stan 7, LU 2; Foil Stan 8, LU 1; Epee Stan 7, LU 2)

San Diego 18, Lawrence 9 (Sabre SD 6, LU 3; Foil SD 8, LU 1; Epee LU 5, SD 4)

North Carolina 17, Lawrence 10 (Sabre UNC 7, LU 2; Foil UNC 7, LU 2; Epee LU 6, UNC 3)

Lawrence 19, Cleveland State 7 (Sabre LU 4, CSU 4; Foil LU 7, CSU 2; Epee LU 8, CSU 1)