Crimson Takes Eighth In Fencing Contest; N.Y.U. Wins Title
The Harvard fencing team concluded it's season Saturday on a good note, finishing in eighth place in the National Inter-collegiates at Princeton.
A three-man team of Larry Johnson in foil, Lajos Heder in sabre, and Allan Gardner in epee represented the Crimson in the 31-team tournament. Gardner turned in the outstanding individual performance, atoning for an off-day at the easterns the week before by taking third place in the epee. Gardner finished behind Halpern of N.Y.U. and Anger of Princeton, turning in a 23-7 record for the two days.
Heder finished tenth in the sabre with 16-11 record, and Johonson, still recovering from a leg injury, took 15th in the foil with a creditable 16-13 performance.
N.Y.U. took first place in all three categories and won the team title with an astounding record of 79 wins out of