PROVIDENCE, R.I. – The Boston College fencing team picked up 12 wins today at the first Northeast Fencing Conference meet of the year. The men defeated New Hampshire (26-1), UMass (26-1), Sacred Heart (23-4), Boston University (26-1), and Brown (14-13) while the women picked up wins over New Hampshire (24-3), Wellesley (14-13), UMass (21-6), Brown (16-11), Sacred Heart (24-3), Smith College (23-4) and Boston University (18-9).
-The sabre squad had a strong showing, going 41-4 overall on the day, with wins over all five opponents.
-The foil squad also topped all five opponents, going 37-8 in the competition
-The epee squad posted a 37-8 record on the day, only falling to Ivy League foe Brown
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