Schlesinger, Nowak pace Vikings at Midwest Regional

Lawrence fencing action Maggie Wright
Lawrence's Maggie Wright, left, competed at the NCAA Midwest Regional.

NOTRE DAME, Ind. -- The Lawrence University fencing team posted a pair of eighth-place finishes on Saturday at the NCAA Midwest Regional at the Castellan Family Fencing Center.

Nathan Schlesinger took eighth in foil, and Jakub Nowak was eighth in epee. Schlesinger finished with a 6-8 record in the pool competition, and Nowak went 3-7. The lone competitor on the women's side was Maggie Wright, and she finished 13th in epee.

Notre Dame, Ohio State and Cleveland State claimed all the NCAA Championships berths in men's foil as Schlesinger missed out going to nationals by one place.