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No. 2/3 Irish Open Dual Season at St. John's, NYU This Weekend

Senior foilist Grace Hartman

Jan. 25, 2013

NOTRE DAME, Ind. - The University of Notre Dame fencing team officially opens its 2013 dual season this weekend, making appearances Saturday at the St. John's Invitational in Queens, N.Y., and Sunday at the NYU Invitational in New York, N.Y.

The Irish, ranked second in the women's poll and third on the men's side in the first CollegeFencing360 Coaches Poll of the season, take to the strip at the St. John's Invitational at 10 a.m. (ET) Saturday against defending NCAA Champion Ohio State inside the Taffner Fieldhouse. Matches with Penn State (11:15) and Harvard (12:30 p.m.) set the stage for a 2:15 showdown with St. John's on ESPN3 in Carnesecca Arena. The Irish wrap up the competition against Columbia at 3:30.

ESPN3's coverage of the St. John's match can be viewed here, beginning at 2 p.m. (ET) Saturday.

Notre Dame continues its New York swing Sunday with six rounds of competition at the NYU Invitational. The Irish are scheduled to meet Yale (round one, 8 a.m.), Columbia (round two, 9:15), North Carolina (men, round three, 10:30), Northwestern (women, round three, 10:30), St. John's (round four, 11:45), NYU (round five, 1:30 p.m.) and Ohio State (round six, 2:45) during the competition.

Full match results will be available at the conclusion of each event on UND.com.

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Event Calendar

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December 2
All Day
Div. I/Div. II NAC
Richmond, Va. (Greater Richmond Convention Center)
December 3
All Day
Div. I/Div. II NAC
Richmond, Va. (Greater Richmond Convention Center)
December 4
All Day
Div. I/Div. II NAC
Richmond, Va. (Greater Richmond Convention Center)
December 5
All Day
Div. I/Div. II NAC
Richmond, Va. (Greater Richmond Convention Center)
January 6
All Day
Div. I/Junior NAC
Columbus, Ohio (Greater Columbus Convention Center)
January 7
All Day
Div. I/Junior NAC
Columbus, Ohio (Greater Columbus Convention Center)
January 8
All Day
Div. I/Junior NAC
Columbus, Ohio (Greater Columbus Convention Center)
January 9
All Day
Div. I/Junior NAC
Columbus, Ohio (Greater Columbus Convention Center)
January 21
All Day
St. Johns Invitational
Queens, N.Y. (Taffner Field House)
January 22
All Day
NYU Invitational
New York, N.Y. (Dodge Center)
January 28
All Day
DeCicco Duals
Notre Dame, Ind. (Castellan Family Fencing Center)
January 29
All Day
DeCicco Duals
Notre Dame, Ind. (Castellan Family Fencing Center)
February 4
All Day
Northwestern Duals
Notre Dame, Ind. (Castellan Family Fencing Center)
February 5
All Day
Northwestern Duals
Notre Dame, Ind. (Castellan Family Fencing Center)
February 17
All Day
USA Fencing Junior Olympics
Kansas City, Mo. (Bartle Hall Convention Center)
February 18
All Day
USA Fencing Junior Olympics
Kansas City, Mo. (Bartle Hall Convention Center)
February 19
All Day
USA Fencing Junior Olympics
Kansas City, Mo. (Bartle Hall Convention Center)
February 20
All Day
USA Fencing Junior Olympics
Kansas City, Mo. (Bartle Hall Convention Center)
February 25
All Day
ACC Championships
Durham, N.C. (TBD)
February 26
All Day
ACC Championships
Durham, N.C. (TBD)
March 11
All Day
NCAA Midwest Regional
Detroit, Mich. (Mattheai Center)
March 23
All Day
NCAA Championships
Indianapolis, Ind. (Indiana Farmers Coliseum)
March 24
All Day
NCAA Championships
Indianapolis, Ind. (Indiana Farmers Coliseum)
March 25
All Day
NCAA Championships
Indianapolis, Ind. (Indiana Farmers Coliseum)
March 26
All Day
NCAA Championships
Indianapolis, Ind. (Indiana Farmers Coliseum)
April 21
All Day
USA Fencing Division I Championship
TBD
April 22
All Day
USA Fencing Division I Championship
TBD
April 23
All Day
USA Fencing Division I Championship
TBD
April 24
All Day
USA Fencing Division I Championship
TBD

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