November 6, 2021

Toledo Leads Buckeye Women at Penn State Garret Open

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COLUMBUS, Ohio – Julieta Toledo won gold in sabre to lead the Ohio State women’s fencing team on the first day of the Garret Open hosted by Penn State in University Park, Pa. Camilla Rivano recorded a fifth-place finish to pace the Buckeye foil squad, while Montserrat Viveros was first for the Buckeye epee squad in sixth.

The men’s competition in the event will be Sunday. The day starts with foil at 8 a.m., followed by epee at 9:15 a.m. and then sabre at 12:30 p.m. Live results will be available HERE.

Women’s Foil

Camilla Rivano was first for the Buckeye foil squad in fifth place. She was the No. 1 seed after going 12-0 in her pool bouts. After a 15-14 win in the Table of 32, Rivano faced teammate Alina Lee and posted a 13-9 win. Lee was a 15-5 winner in the Table of 32. Claire Teresa Galavotti also reached the Table of 16 with a 15-5 win to open elimination play but then fell to the No. 2 seed.

5. Camilla Rivano
14. Claire-Teresa Galavotti
15. Alina Lee
33. Miranda Freedman
38. Emma Montgomery

Women’s Epee

Montserrat Viveros placed sixth to lead the Ohio State epee fencers. The No. 2 seed coming out of pool play, she won her first two bouts in the tableau 15-7 before falling by one touch in the quarterfinals. Freshmen Yeva Marzur and Karina Dyner both reached the Table of 16. Dyner was a 15-13 winner in her first bout, while Mazur prevailed over teammate Kelly Feng in the Table of 32, 15-12.

6. Montserrat Viveros
11. Yeva Mazur
14. Karina Dyner
23. Talia Weiss
26. Kelly Feng
28. Lucy Whittemore
41. Kristen Ruscitelli

Women’s Sabre

Julieta Toledo won the gold medal. The No. 5 seed coming out of the pools, she had 15-13 wins in both the rounds of 32 and 16. She posted a 15-8 win in the quarterfinals and followed with a 15-11 victory in the semis. In the final, the Buckeye defeated Daniella Timofeyev of Columbia, 15-13. Freshman Eleonore Perrier finished 13th with a 15-6 first-round win before falling by one touch in the Table of 16.

1. Julieta Toledo
13. Eleonore Perrier
34. Evie Bustamante
39. Zoe Shay-Tannas
43. Ariel Gluck
46t. Katherine Larimer
49. Eva Shaffer
50. Jewelia Smith

Looking Ahead

  • Ohio State will host the Elite Invitational Duals Dec. 4-5 in French Field House in Columbus to wrap up collegiate competitions for this calendar year.
  • The squad will travel to St. John’s Jan. 22, UPenn Jan. 23 and Northwestern Feb. 5-6 for dual meets before postseason competition begins.