Chatham fencing faced off against Morristown in an away meet on Thursday, January 8. Women’s saber had a rough day; only able to pull 3 victories for the night. Captain Olivia Fontes won 2 of her 3 bouts. The foil squad carried the day with the first 8-1 squad victory for the women’s foil. Captain Meghan Maguire and Anna Pompeo both won all three of their bouts, and Anna Mason won 2 of her 3 bouts. Anna Pompeo clinched the meet with a 5-2 victory. Women’s epee also made their mark by adding 5 wins to the tally. Maddie Covino and Judy Lim both went 2-1.
The men’s team also performed well. The saber squad won 2 of their 3 bouts in all of their rounds. Kyle Burns, Miles Chrusciel, and Chris Papa all won 2 of their 3 bouts. The foil squad got 4 crucial wins throughout the meet. Senior Austin Huffman won all three of his bouts. The epee squad had a rough day and were only able to pull out one win before the meet was clinched.
Women: won 14-11
Men: lost 14-13