Feb. 24, 2014

COLUMBUS, Ohio- The Ohio State men’s epee squad finished first at the U.S. Collegiate Squad Championships, hosted by University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia, on Feb. 23. The men’s epee unit, consisting of Matt Bogard, Bill Meyer and Ryan Tomlinson, was the only squad from Ohio State to compete.

The Buckeyes faced Stevens Tech in the first round, winning 45-33. In the next round, the Scarlet and Gray fenced Princeton, 45-37, to move on to the finals where they defeated University of Pennsylvania, 45-28.

The Buckeyes return to the strips for the Midwest Conference Championships in South Bend, Ind., on March 1 to March 2. The next event hosted in Columbus, Ohio, is the 2014 NCAA Fencing Championships on March 20 to March 23.