Men's Fencing Opens NFC Competition On Saturday

(Photo Credit - Julia Cupolo)
(Photo Credit - Julia Cupolo)

PROVIDENCE, R.I.— The Sacred Heart men's fencing team went 2-3 in the first Northeast Fencing Conference competition at Brown University on Saturday.

The Pioneers opened the meet with a 18-9 win over the hosts Brown and earned a 27-0 sweep against UNH. The three SHU losses came against three schools from Massachusetts in Brandeis 17-10, MIT 19-8, Boston College 15-12.

Senior Tyler Endee led the Pioneers in the Foil event going 12-3 on the day. Junior Dante Centeno and freshman Troy Kapitzke had strong showings in the epee event, going 10-5 and 12-3 respectively. 

The Pioneers travel to Vassar College for the annual Tradition Multi-Meet on Sunday, December 3.