Brown Fencers Finish Sixteenth at NCAA Championships

March 26, 2002

MADISON, NJ - Three individuals from the Brown men's and women's fencing teams competed at the NCAA fencing championships at Drew University on March 21-24. The Bears turned in a sixteenth place overall finish.

In the men's competition, senior Mark Dembitz (Mies, Switzerland) led the way for the Bears as he finished eighth in saber. Junior Paul Friedman (San Marino, CA) also turned in an impressive performance with an eleventh place finish in men's saber.

On the women's side, the Bears were led by senior Sharon Sonenblum (Monroe Township, NJ) who placed twenty-fourth in the women's saber competition.