March 29, 2010

Bears Finish 21st at NCAA Fencing Championships

Cambridge, MA. – The Bears completed competition at the 2010 NCAA Fencing Championships on Sunday, finishing in 21st place out of 27 teams with 17 points.  Brown senior Adam Pantel (Mendham, NJ) notched 10 victories in the men’s foil competition over two days, placing 17th in the event.

Pantel finished with a 10-13 record, and earned two wins over Ivy League competitors.  He tied with three other competitors for 10 wins, but had a lower indicator (difference between touches scored and touches received) with a -19.  Colin Sutter (Ohio State) finished with a -10, Adam Watson (St. John’s) finished with -11 and Hao Meng (Harvard) finished with -12.  Pantel had 75 touches scored, but 94 touches received.

Earlier in the week, freshman Caitlin Taylor (Elk Grove, CA) finished 19th in women's saber with a 7-16 record for the Bears.

Penn State won the team championship with 191 victories, pulling away from St. John’s University, the second-place finisher with 182. Complete results can be found at http://www.prisedefer.com/NCAA.

Pantel's Results
Defeated Vidur Kapur (Penn St.), 5-3

Lost to Alex Simmons (Penn St.), 5-2

Defeated Ben Van Son (Haverford), 5-1

Lost to Alexander Mills (Princeton), 5-0

Lost to David Mandle (Princeton), 5-4

Defeated Dorian Cohen (Duke), 5-4

Defeated Tommaso DiRobilant (Harvard), 5-4

Lost to Hao Meng (Harvard), 5-1

Lost to Philip Jamesson (NYU), 5-0

Lost to Gerek Meinhardt (Notre Dame), 5-1

Lost to Enzo Castellani (Notre Dame), 5-1

Defeated Michael Fong (UC San Diego), 5-3

Defated Miles Chamley-Watson (Penn State), 4-3

Lost to David Willette (Penn State), 5-4

Defeated Kevin Nadeau (North Carolina), 5-2

Defeated John Gurrieri (Yale), 5-3

Lost to Nathaniel Botwinick (Yale), 5-1

Lost to Ben Parkins (Ohio State), 5-4

Lost to Colin Sutter (Ohio State), 5-2

Defeated Liran Gross (Cleveland State), 5-4

Lost to Alexis Landreville (St. John’s), 5-2

Defeated Adam Watson (St. John’s), 5-4

Lost to Nicholas Stockdale (Air Force), 5-4