No. 2 Men’s Fencing Earns Hard-Fought Victory over NYU, 17-10

Filip Dolegiewicz action photo.
Photo Courtesy: Gil Talbot
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CAMBRIDGE, Mass.- No. 2 Harvard men's fencing (12-3) battled back-and-forth with NYU en route to a 17-10 victory over the Violets.

After dropping the first two sabre bouts the Crimson won four straight to take the lead it would not relinquish for the rest of the match.

The foil squad lead by captains Duncan Rheingans-Yoo and Geoffrey Tourette posted the best record on the day going 7-2. Rheingans-Yoo went 3-0 with a 5-2 victory and the match clinching win in his final bout of the day.

Harvard Highlights

  • Harvard improves to 19-34-1 against the NYU Violets all-time.
  • Senior foilist Duncan Rheingans-Yoo went 3-0 on the day.
  • First-years Filip Dolegiewicz and Jonas Hansen combined to go 4-2 in their first match at home in Cambridge.
  • The No. 2 ranked Crimson improve to 12-3 on the season.

Harvard 17 NYU 10
Sabre 4-5 | Foil 7-2 | Epee 6-3

Sabre (4-5)
Daniel Solomon- 1-2
Erwin Cai- 1-2
Filip Dolegiewicz- 2-1
Foil (7-2)
Duncan Rheingans-Yoo- 3-0
Geoffrey Tourette- 2-1
George Haglund- 2-1
Jonas Hansen- 2-1
Adrien Thein-Sandler- 2-1
Andrew Lee- 2-1

Up Next
The Crimson will return to Cambridge for the Ivy League Championships from February 8-9. Those bouts are scheduled to take place at the Gordon Indoor Track and broadcast on ESPN+.