ST. LOUIS, Mo. - Duke junior Dylan Nollner placed tied
for 50th out of 254 Division I men's epee participants at the US Fencing North
American Cup on Sunday.
Nollner, who won silver at the U-20 Junior Olympics last
season and competed with Team USA at the Junior World Championships last April,
began the event by winning four of his six bouts during the opening-round pool
format. In the single-elimination second round, he receiving an opening round
bye and defeated Ian Crocker 15-13 before falling 15-10 to eventual third-place
finisher Adam Watson.
Nollner was one of four Duke fencers to earn a top-50
finish at the national event. Representing Duke in Division I men's saber were
freshman Charles Copti (23rd) and Eugene Chung (43rd), and representing the
Blue Devils in Division I women's epee was freshman Isabella Barna (43rd).
US Fencing North American Cup October 12-15 (St. Louis, Mo.)
Duke Results (First Two Days)
Division I Men's Epee (254 Participants)
T-50. Dylan Nollner
Division I Men's Saber (129 Participants)
24. Charles Copti
43. Eugene Chung
Division I Women's Epee (151 Participants)
43. Isabella Barna
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