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For First Time as Defending Champs, Princeton Heads for NCAA Finals

By: Princeton Athletic Communications
          Release: 03/18/2014
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A year ago in San Antonio, the Princeton fencing programs won their first joint NCAA title. Now, with the meet headed for Columbus, Ohio, this weekend, the Tigers return as the defending champions.

For the fifth straight year, Princeton has qualified the maxmimum 12 competitiors for the NCAA finals, a key step in aiming for the top of the leaderboard as each fencer can earn up to 23 points by defeating their 23 fellow weapon qualifiers.

Below is the daily schedule and a look at Princeton's qualifiers:

Thursday: 9:30 a.m. women's foil, 11:30 a.m. women's epee, 2 p.m. women's saber, all rounds 1-3
Friday: 9 a.m. all three weapons, rounds 4-5, 1:30 p.m. individual championship bouts in epee, foil, saber order
Saturday: 9:30 a.m. men's foil, 11:30 a.m. men's epee, 2 p.m. men's saber, all rounds 1-3
Sunday: 9 a.m. all three weapons, rounds 4-5, 1:45 p.m. individual championship bouts in epee, foil, saber order

All championship bouts and some preliminary bouts will air live on ESPN3.com and live results are available here.

Men's Epee   Women's Epee  
Alex House (Fr.)
First NCAA Championship appearance
Katharine Holmes (Jr.)
2013 All-America, placing fifth at the NCAA Championship
2012 All-America, placing third at the NCAA Championship
Jack Hudson (So.)
First NCAA Championship appearance
Susannah Scanlan (Sr.)
2013 All-America, placing second at the NCAA Championship
2010 All-America, placing seventh at the NCAA Championship
2009 All-America, placing fifth at the NCAA Championship
Men's Foil   Women's Foil  
Rodney Chen (So.)
Placed 15th at the 2013 NCAA Championship
Sharon Gao (Jr.)
First NCAA Championship appearance
Michael Dudey (So.)
2013 All-America, placing fifth at the NCAA Championship

Ambika Singh (Jr.)
2013 All-America, placing ninth at the NCAA Championship
2012 All-America, placing 10th at the NCAA Championship
Men's Saber   Women's Saber  
Philip Dershwitz (Sr.)
Placed 14th at the 2013 NCAA Championship
2012 All-America, placing third at the NCAA Championship
Placed 18th at the 2011 NCAA Championship
Gracie Stone (So.)
2013 All-America, placing third at the NCAA Championship
Peter Pak (Fr.)
First NCAA Championship appearance
Diamond Wheeler (Sr.)
2011 All-America, placing 10th at the NCAA Championship
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PNC Schedule
> Full Schedule and Results
January
31
Saturday
W. Fencing
vs. Northwestern Duals
- All Day
February
01
Sunday
W. Fencing
vs. Northwestern Duals
- All Day
February
08
Sunday
W. Fencing
vs. Ivy League Round Robin
- All Day
February
09
Monday
W. Fencing
vs. Ivy League Round Robin
- All Day
February
21
Saturday
W. Fencing
vs. Temple Duals
- All Day
February
22
Sunday
W. Fencing
vs. National Squad Championships
- All Day
March
07
Saturday
W. Fencing
vs. NCAA Regional
- All Day
March
19
Thursday
W. Fencing
vs. NCAA Championships
- All Day
March
20
Friday
W. Fencing
vs. NCAA Championships
- All Day
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