CAMBRIDGE, Mass.— The Sacred Heart women's fencing team had several close matches at the first NFC Meet held at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology on Saturday afternoon.
SHU was able to pick up a dual meet win against New Hampshire, but fell short in their other duals on the day. The teams in participation were Brown, MIT, New Hampshire, Wellesley, Boston College, Smith College, UMASS-Amherst and Brandies.
The Pioneers victory against New Hampshire was a dominate one as they prevailed 23-4. SHU swept the Wildcats in the foil by a score of 9-0 while the Pioneers took the epee 8-1 and conclude the match sweep with a 6-3 win in the sabre.
SHU will continue the season on Sunday, Dec. 2 when the Pioneers will host its dual meets at the Pitt Center. Time is to be determined .
Rd. 2 – Brown 17, Sacred Heart 10
Rd. 3 – Brandies 14, Sacred Heart 13
Rd. 4 – Sacred Heart 23, New Hampshire 4
Rd. 5 – Wellesley 19, Sacred Heart 8
Rd. 6 – Boston College 21, Sacred Heart 6
Rd. 7 – MIT 14, Sacred Heart 13