Penn State fencing teams head to Duke University this weekend in a double-header

University Park, Pa. — Penn State’s men’s and women’s fencing teams will be on the road this weekend in Durham, NC Penn State will compete on Saturday, February 12 and Sunday, February 13 against Duke, North Carolina, Brandeis, Air Force, Johns Hopkins and Temple. The men’s team will face off on Saturday and the women’s team will face off on Sunday.

Fencing for women will be:

Sword: Kateryna Chorniy (Kiev, Ukraine), Sabine Desamours (Warrington, Virginia), Nirali Igoe (Washington, DC), Jaclyn Khrol (Brooklyn, NY), Evelyne Pham (Houston, Texas) and Axelle Wasiak (Vlaams-Brabant, Belgium)

Foil: Samantha Catantan (Quezon City, Philippines), Claire Haas (Port Matilda, Pennsylvania), Ximena Iriarte-Estrada (Huixquilucan, Mexico), Sofia McGoff Medero (Gurabo, Puerto Rico), Arianna Proietti (Como, Italy), Ariel Rastep (San Francisco, California), and Mikaela Yhip (Chico, California)

Saber: Pauline conscience (Paris, France), Steph Jen (Taichung, Taiwan), and Ola Stralkowski (Littleton, Colo.),

Fencing for men will be:

Sword: Elias Cole (Chappaqua, NY), Ryan Griffiths (Fair Lawn, New Jersey), Pierre Kambeseles (Brooklyn, NY), Jonathan Piskovatskov (Houston, TX) Devin Tafoya (Highlands Ranch, Colorado), and Evan Xu (Sugarland, TX)

Foil: Sébastien Bicego (Vicenza, Italy), Arwen Borowiak (Tauberbischofsheim, Germany), Shane Iverson (Basking Ridge, New Jersey), Aidan Johnson (Oceanport, NJ), Donavyn Martinez (Fresno, Calif.), Nicholas Prince (Brooklyn, NY)

Saber: Jeffrey Basalyga (Saddle River, New Jersey), Carlos Fernando Chacon (La Paz, Bolivia), Ethan Mullenix (San Francisco, California), Clement Perrier (Allauch, France), Kamar Skete (Duluth, Georgia), and Nicolas Zielinsky (Prospect Heights, Ill.)

After this weekend, Penn State fencing will travel to Salt Lake City, Utah for the Junior Olympics.

Fans can follow Penn State Fencing on GoPSUsports.com. Follow the team on Facebook at Penn State Fencing and on Twitter @pennstateFEN.

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