DURHAM, N.C. – The 10th-ranked Duke men's fencing team took the strips Saturday to open competition at the annual Duke Meet in Card Gymnasium. The Blue Devil men posted a 4-1 overall record and was highlighted by a dominant 16-11 win over fourth-ranked Penn State.
The men defeated Johns Hopkins (21-6), Brandeis (17-10), MIT (16-11) and Penn State (16-11) to close out the regular season prior to the ACC Championships at the end of February. The Blue Devils' only loss came to fifth-ranked Notre Dame (17-10).
The foil squad went 4-1 on the day that included an impressive 7-2 win over the Nittany Lions.