Five UNB Fencers Compete at 2015 NB Open

Post date: Dec 3, 2015 6:47:28 PM

UNB Fencers David Themens, Mitchell Clark, Brennan Beal, Garreth McGrath, and Peter Short took part in this year's NB Open Tournament, hosted by the Moncton Fencing Club in Dieppe on the weekend of November 21-22.

In Open Épée, David Themens took home the bronze medal after a close bout 13-15 bout against eventual gold medalist, Aidan Matchett. Mitchell Clark finished 5th after a hard fought 15-11 loss to Aidan Matchett. Peter Short finished 9th after a disappointing top-16 bout plagued by equipment malfunctions. Brennan Beal finished 13th after a tough loss to teammate, Mitchell Clark. Garreth McGrath finished 15th, losing to bronze medalist Spencer McGregor, 15-8, in the elimination round.

Full results from the Open Épée event can be found below: