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Fencers Qualify For Junior Olympic Championships

December 2, 2001

Waltham, MASS. - Following their meet on Saturday at Brandeis University, several Boston College fencers returned to Waltham, this time to the Boston Fencing Club, to qualify for the Under-20 Junior Olympic Championships. The Junior Olympics are the national fencing championships in the under-20 and under-17 age groups. They will be held in Columbus, Ohio, on February 15.

Six individuals from Boston College's fencing team qualified for the Championships when all was said and done. Corban Rhodes and Will Lawrie qualified in men's foil, Maureen Traynor and Vanessa Eulo in women's foil and Tiffany White and Genevieve Peeples in women's epee.

Boston College's results were as follows:

Men's Foil (26 competitors)
Corban Rhodes - 4th
Will Lawrie - 6th
Matt Sztuk - 12th

Women's Foil (22 competitors) Maureen Traynor - 2nd Vanessa Eulo - 4th

Men's Epee (20 competitors) Dan Higgins - 11th

Women's Epee (20 competitors) Tiffany White - 3rd Genevieve Peeples - 6th

Men's Sabre (29 competitors) Dan Koza - 12th Dimi Kotsinonos - 14th

Women's Sabre (21 competitors) Laura Buckley - 19th Alexis Rossi - 20th Lulu Wang - 21st

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