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Kachru's Second-Place Finish Highlights NCAA Regional Performance

Shiv Kachru.
Shiv Kachru.

POUGHKEEPSIE, N.Y. - Junior Shiv Kachru's second-place finish in foil competition highlighted the Yale men's fencing team's day at NCAA Northeast Regional competition Sunday at Vassar. The Bulldogs also got a fifth-place finish from senior Nathaniel Botwinick in foil, and a 10th-place finish from freshman Peter Cohen in epee, and all three of those fencers qualified for the NCAA tournament.

Kachru finished with an overall record of 16-6, with 48 touches scored and an indicator of +14. Botwinick finished with a record of 13-9, with 45 touches scored and an indicator of +11.

Yale's other foilist, junior captain Jonathan Holbrook, finished 16th. In epee, freshman Cornelius Saunders finished 18th and freshman Benjamin Mappin-Kasirer was 20th.

In sabre, junior Adam Fields was 16th, sophomore Nathaniel Benzimra was 17th and sophomore Colin Mills was 21st.

Full Results from today's meet can be found here.


Report by Yale Sports Publicity