Match Report
Dulwich College Fencing Team vs  Whitgift School
On: Saturday, 24 Nov 2018
Venue: Away

The DC fencing team set out to Whitgift for what is always a very tough fixture.

The first discipline to fight was the sabre. Horace Lee, Tom Borrett, Freddie Leslie and Xander Tuck made up a strong team with a combination of youth and experience. A fantastic performance against Whitgift’s strongest sword ended with Whitgift winning by a mere 2 points 43-45, with the partial breakdown:

Horace 1/5 - 8/2 - 3/6
Xander 1/5, Freddie 5/5 - 7/1
Tom 10/5 - 3/8 - 5/8

Next up was the foil team consisting of Will Keniston-Cooper, Garrett and Gerald Tan. A fantastic performance ended with the Dulwich team winning 45-38 including an MVP performance from Gerald Tan. The scoring breakdown was:

Gerald 5/1 - 6/3 - 5/1
Garrett 5/3 - 4/6 - 7/3
Will 5/10 - 3/7 - 5/4

The final tilt of the day was the Epee team consisting of Felix Schneideman, Theo Pos and Kemal Okvuran. A very young team fought bravely but unfortunately the Whitgift team proved too strong winning convincingly 45-36 with the following breakdown:

Felix 6/5 - 6/5 - 2/5
Theo 4/4 - 3/6 - 4/5
Kemal 5/4 - 4/6 - 2/5

Overall a 2-1 victory for Whitgift in a very closely fought fixture.