Pioneers Drop Dual Meet at Yale

Pioneers Drop Dual Meet at Yale

NEW HAVEN, Conn.— The Sacred Heart men's fencing team dropped its dual meet to Nutmeg state rival Yale, 21-6 on Saturday afternoon.

Daniel Marchelitis earned SHU's lone win in the saber event with his third-round victory as the Bulldogs took the event 8-1. Lucas Wetmore picked up the Pioneers win in the foil event as Yale earned another 8-1 event win. 

In the epee event, SHU started off strong with Troy Kapitze and Dante Centeno earning first-round wins in their bouts. After the Bulldogs swept the second round, both Kapitzke and Centeno recorded their second win of the match to tie the event 4-4. Yale would take the final bout to earn the 5-4 win in the event.

The Pioneers will head to Smith College this Saturday, February 10 for the third NFC meet of the season.