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NCAA.com | February 21, 2014

Preview: Most of women's and men's top 10 travel to Philadelphia for Temple Duals

Temple Duals

Both men's and women's fencing competition will take place on Saturday at Temple. In the women's competition No. 1 Princeton, No. 6 Penn State, No. 7 Penn, No. 8 Temple and No. 10 St. John's (N.Y.) will be present. In the men's portion No. 2 Penn State, No. 5 Princeton, No. 7 Penn. No. 8 St. John's and No. 10 Duke will be competing.

Last week all of the top 10 competed in the Junior Olympics. This weekend's competition will be a warmup for the thick competition at the NCAA championship next month.

The Temple Duals will run from approximately 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Coming off their fifth Ivy League championship in a row, Princeton's women enter the competition as the No. 1-ranked team in the nation according to the CollegeFencing360.com poll, which is used as the NCAA's official ranking. The women have won 47 consecutive dual matches dating to last February.

Other: While the rest of the top 10 is in Philadelphia, both men's and women's teams at Ohio State will be competing at the U.S. Collegiate Duals.

 

 

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