Brown Fencers Compete at ECAC/IFA Championships

March 6, 2002

POUGHKEEPSIE, NY - The Brown men's and women's fencing teams competed at the ECAC/IFA Championships at Vassar College on March 2-3.

In the six-weapon final team standings the Bears placed eleventh overall. The women's team finished ninth in three-weapon competition, while the men came in twelfth.

On the men's side, the Bears placed seventh in saber, thirteenth in foil, and eighth in epee. The women finished fifth in saber, and eleventh in both foil and epee.

Top individual finishes for Brown were turned in by senior Mark Dembitz (Mies, Switzerland) who placed fourth in men's epee, and freshman Dan Dorsky (Springfield, NJ) who finished eleventh in men's saber.

The Brown fencers will return to action for the NCAA Regionals on Sunday, March 10 at Columbia.