NEW YORK BLADES BRING FIRST LOSS OF SEASON
Fencing Team Drops Close Tourney to J. Sanford Saltus Club
The University swordsmen were defeated by the fencers of the J. Sanford Saltus Club of New York on Saturday in their first defeat of the season by a 7 to 6 score. The foils event went to the Saltus Club by a 5 to 4 decision, while the two teams broke even in the epee contest.
With only one more bout to take place the fencing teams stood 4 to 4 when Captain Carrillo of the University squad met Captain Dow of the Saltus Club. After a flashy and hard fought battle Captain Dow was accorded the victor by 5 to 3 touches which won the bout and gave the tournament to the New York team.