Penn State

Fencing faces defending national champion

Highlighted by a matchup with defending NCAA national champion Columbia, Penn State hosted its final home meet of the season on Saturday.

The men’s team beat Columbia 16-11 in front of a standing-room only crowd at the White Building, while the women’s team lost 16-11.

Penn State also faced Penn, Yale, North Carolina, Haverford, Duke and Temple (women’s only). The men’s team defeated UNC, Yale, Duke and Haveford, and the women’s team recorded victories against UNC, Yale, Penn and Haverford.

Penn State will face St. John’s, Columbia, Harvard, North Dakota and Ohio State next weekend at St. John’s.