Mac sabre’s flashing gold

Gold medalists, left to right, Mike Irvine, Ali Mahdavi Rad, Samir Ksara, Brendan McNulty (Photo: McMaster Athletics)

OTTAWA – The McMaster fencing team found gold in the nation’s capital.

Competing at the Carleton Invitational, the men’s sabre team, which includes veterans Samir Ksara and Mike Irvine, as well as Ali Mahdavi Rad and Brendan McNulty, brought home a gold medal for McMaster in the event as they once again dominate that division throughout the league.

Other results for the tournament included a fifth and sixth place for McMaster’s men’s Epee C and Epee A teams, respectively. In the men’s foil, McMaster finished a respectable fourth.

McMaster’s women’s Epee A and B teams finished sixth and seventh.

McMaster’s foil B earned seventh place and foil A took the ninth spot. Lastly, McMaster Sabre B and McMaster Sabre A finished tenth and eleventh, respectively.