January 24, 1999

COLUMBUS, Ohio – The Ohio State fencing team, in its first competition of the 1999 season, got off to an excellent start at the Northwestern Dual Meets in Evanston, Ill., on Saturday.

The men’s team went 3-1 on Saturday, with wins over Cal-State Fullerton, North Carolina and Air Force, and a close lose to the host Northwestern.

Senior Joe Wernet (Bexley, Ohio) and sophomore Mike Dangler (Naperville, Ill.) paced the Buckeye men on Saturday as each posted 9-2 records in the sabre competition.

The women’s competition concludes Sunday.

Match Scores Ohio State 21 Cal-State Fullerton 6

Ohio State 17 North Carolina 10

Ohio State 14 Air Force 13

Northwestern 15 Ohio State 12