Marauders foiled at fencing


St. Catharines – The McMaster women’s fencing team traveled to Brock University to compete at the 2012 Ontario University Athletics fencing championships on the weekend (Feb. 17 – 18).

McMaster’s best finisher was Kelly Campbell, who took seventh in the individual foil. Teammate Mariette Lee took 14th and Elizabeth Vickers finished 17th. Crystel Chan took 31st place.

In the sabre event, Marauder Ashley Capon finished at the No. 10 spot. Madeleine Fyles also hit the top 20 for the Marauders. Emma Bridgwater and Jacqueline Leonard finished 26th and 30th, respectively.

The individual epee proved to be a tough event for the Marauders. Anna Du and Christina Lee finished 26th and 27th, respectively. Meagan Peat and Ketaki Patil shared 35th.