COLUMBUS, Ohio -- It was the women's turn Saturday at the NCAA Fencing Championships and with only one day left in the competition the Nittany Lions remain in second. After day one, for the women, senior Doris Willette is in first while Penn State remains behind Notre Dame in the overall team standings.

Team captain Willette holds the first place spot in the women's foil finishing the day with 12 victories. Willette is hoping to reclaim the national title she won in 2009. The senior scored 65 touches and received 29. Teammate Olga Ostatnigrosh finished the day in 18th.

Defending National Champion Margherita Guzzi-Vincenti ended the day in fourth with 11 victories. The sophomore had 61 touches scored and 41 received. Alyssa Vongries took eighth for the day with 8 victories.

Nine victories gave junior Monika Aksamit an eighth place finish in the women's saber. Fellow Nittany Lion Nicole Glon took 20th with four victories.

Coach Emmanuil Kaidanov is anticipating a tough day tomorrow with, "the volume of each bout getting harder and harder." The Nittany Lions are looking to push past Notre Dame who leads the pack with 139 points. Penn State is close behind with 133 and St. John's rounds out the top three with 123.

The final day of the competition will resume tomorrow with the conclusion of the women's competition. Watch live beginning at 9:30 a.m. ET on NCAA.com.

Team Scores - Day Three
Place School Points ME MF MS WE WF WS
Complete Results
1 Notre Dame 139 23 34 33 19 11 19
2 Penn State 133 11 40 33 19 17 13
3 St. John's 123 28 10 33 14 21 17
T-4 Ohio State 114 30 17 18 17 16 16
T-4 Princeton 114 25 20 18 16 17 18
6 Harvard 111 23 18 24 14 19 13
7 Pennsylvania 79 21 10 24 11 0 13
8 Columbia/Barnard 76 13 22 5 15 7 14
9 Stanford 62 23 14 13 10 2 0
10 Duke 60 20 12 11 7 0 10
11 Yale 43 15 22 0 3 0 3
12 Air Force 37 13 18 4 0 0 2
13 Northwestern 34 0 0 0 14 15 5
14 Sacred Heart 27 12 0 15 0 0 0
15 Brown 24 0 0 7 6 8 3
16 Temple 23 3 13 7 0 0 0
17 Vassar 18 6 0 12 0 0 0
18 Cornell 16 0 0 0 0 16 0
19 Brandeis 15 6 9 0 0 0 0
20 Wayne State (Mich.) 11 0 0 11 0 0 0
21 North Carolina 10 0 5 0 0 5 0
T-22 Boston College 9 0 0 9 0 0 0
T-22 New York University 9 0 9 0 0 0 0
T-24 Detroit 8 0 8 0 0 0 0
T-24 Drew 8 0 8 0 0 0 0
T-24 M.I.T. 8 0 0 0 0 0 8
T-27 Cleveland State 7 7 0 0 0 0 0
T-27 UC San Diego 7 0 0 6 0 1 0
29 Hunter 5 0 0 0 0 0 5
30 Cal Tech 2 0 0 0 0 0 2