Taylor Earns Second Team All-Ivy, Fencing Completes Ivy Round-Robin

PROVIDENCE, R.I. – Senior Caitlin Taylor (Elk Grove, Calif.) finished 12-6 overall in women's saber to earn a spot on the All-Ivy League Second Team and lead the Brown fencing team at the Ivy League Round-Robin at the Olney-Margolies Athletic Center on Sunday. The men's side placed fifth and went 1-4 overall, while the women finished sixth with a 1-5 showing.

Taylor's 12 wins helped her stand fifth in saber, while sophomore Lauren Altman (New York, N.Y.) completed the weekend with a 12-6 mark in saber to place seventh. Junior Christine Whalen (San Juan Capistrano, Cailf.) rounded out Brown's strong saber presence with a 10-8 record for ninth place.

For the men's squad, sophomore Simon Jones (Louisville, Colo.) and freshman James Yoon (Austin, Texas) tied for seventh in epee with matching 9-6 records. Freshman Alex Palabrica (Los Angeles, Calif.) went 6-9 overall for 10th in saber, while junior Barrett Weiss (Barrington, R.I.) turned in a 7-8 effort for 11th in foil.

Columbia and Harvard shared the men's Ivy League title with 4-1 records, while defending national champion Princeton proved untouchable on the women's side with a 6-0 mark to capture the Ivy League crown.

The Bears return to action at the NCAA Regionals on Mar. 9  in Wellesley, Mass.

FINAL STANDINGS

Men

1 Columbia 4-1
1 Harvard 4-1
3 Penn 3-2
3 Princeton 3-2
5 Brown 1-4
6 Yale 0-5

Women

1 Princeton 6-0
2 Harvard 5-1
3 Columbia 4-2
4 Penn 3-3
5 Cornell 2-4
6 Brown 1-5
7 Yale 0-6

SUNDAY'S RESULTS

Men

Penn def Princeton, 14-13 (S72/F18/E63)

Columbia def Harvard, 14-13 (S63/F36/E54)

Penn def Brown, 19-8 (S63/F63/E72)

Columbia def Yale, 20-7 (S72/F90/E45)

Harvard def Brown, 17-10 (S72/F72/E36)

Princeton def Columbia, 14-13 (S54/F54/E45)

 

Women

Princeton def Penn, 25-2 (S90/F90/E72)

Harvard def Columbia, 14-13 (S72/F27/E54)

Cornell def Brown, 14-13 (S18/F81/E54)

Penn def Brown, 15-12 (S27/F72/E63)

Columbia def Yale, 19-8 (S45/F81/E72)

Harvard def Cornell, 21-6 (S90/F54/E72)

Harvard def Brown, 20-7 (S63/F63/E81)

Princeton def Columbia, 19-8 (S81/F36/E81)

Cornell def Yale, 16-11 (S36/F81/E54)