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    Nov. 8, 1997

    Wildcat Women's Fencers Open Dual Meet Season with 5-1 Mark

    NOTRE DAME, Ind. -- The Northwestern women's fencing team opened the 1997-98 season strong, compiling a 5-1 record in dual meets held Saturday at Notre Dame. NU defeated Cleveland State, Lawrence, Case Western Reserve, Detroit and Purdue, while suffering their lone loss of the day to the host Fighting Irish. Individual records are currently unavailable. Squad scores from each dual meet appear below.

                   Epee Foil Total
    NU              14  13  27
    Cleveland St.    2   3  5
    NU              13  11  24
    Lawrence         3   5   8
    NU              7    2   9
    Notre Dame      9   14  23
    NU              9   14  23
    Case Western    7   2   9
    NU              12  16  28
    Detroit         4   0   4
    NU              16  14  30
    Purdue           0   2   2