June 13, 2017

Buckeyes Set for Zone Championships


June 13, 2017

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COLUMBUS, Ohio  – Eight current and former members of the Ohio State fencing team are set to being competition at the 2017 Pan American Fencing Championships in Montreal, Quebec, June 13-18, and one former Buckeye will be in action at the Asian Fencing Championships in Hong Kong June 16.

Rising seniors Caira Moreira-Brown (women’s epee), Julien Baneux (men’s foil) and Marc-Antoine Blais Belanger (men’s epee) will begin individual competition from Montreal Tuesday and Wednesday. A complete list of talented former Buckeyes, including four Olympians, in action can be found below:

Pan-American Championships (as individuals):
Women’s Epee (6/13) – Caira Moreira-Brown
Men’s Foil (6/13) Julien Baneux
Men’s Epee (6/14) Marc-Antoine Blais Belanger and Jason Pryor
Women’s Sabre (6/14) – Eileen Grench
Men’s Sabre (6/15) Fares Arfa
Women’s Foil (6/15) Alanna Goldie, Eleanor Harvey

Team competition:
WE (6/16) – Moreira-Brown on Jamaican team
MF (6/16) – Baneux on Brazilian team
ME (6/17) – Blais Belanger on Canadian team, Pryor on Team USA
WF (6/18) – Goldie and Harvey on Canadian team

Asian Championships:
Women’s foil (6/16) – Mona Shaito (individual)