Saturday's exhibition matches will be the first competitive events at the new Castellan Family Fencing Center

Irish Host Defending National Champion Ohio State In Saturday Exhibition

Oct. 26, 2012

NOTRE DAME, Ind. – The University of Notre Dame fencing team welcomes defending NCAA Champion Ohio State to the strip Saturday for a pair of exhibition matches at the brand new Castellan Family Fencing Center.

The Fighting Irish men’s team will host the Buckeyes at 12:30 p.m., with the women’s exhibition match slated for a 5:30 p.m. start. Each match will be conducted in a modified relay format with 12 bouts, four in each weapon. Two competitors per team will fence two bouts in each weapon, with five-touch “laps” and three-minute maximum time limits.

For those who cannot attend the matches at the Castellan Family Fencing Center, live results will be available at .