Feb. 1, 1997

Notre Dame’s Fencing Squads Go Undefeated at Cleveland State

CLEVELAND — The Notre Dame fencing teams faced sixteams at the Cleveland State Meet. Both the men and the women’s squadsgarnered victories against Wayne State, Case Western Reserve, ClevelandState, Michigan State, Detroit and Michigan. In defeating their sixopponents the women’s foil and epee teams won 172 bouts while losingonly 20. The men’s team fenced equally well and with their victory overWayne State they were able to avenge one of their three losses from the1996 season.

With the victories, the women’s team improves to 21-1 on the seasonwhile the men climb to 16-2. The Notre Dame fencing teams will be inaction next week as they head to Durham, N.C., for a meet at Duke, Feb.7-8.