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Final Dallas Results

01/18/2011, 10:33am CST
By No Author

For Immediate Release
18 January 2011
The final two days of the Dallas North American Cup were packed with exciting action as the Division I Men’s Saber, Women’s Epee and Women’s Foil events concluded.
On Sunday, the sister act of Kelley and Courtney Hurley reigned in the Div. I Women’s Epee event. Kelley Hurley (22, San Antonio, Texas/NYAC) defeated Courtney (20, San Antonio, Texas/NYAC/NDU) 15-11. Olympic veteran Tim Morehouse (32, Bronx, N.Y./Manhattan FC) took home the Men’s Saber title, defeating Luther Clement (25, Lawrence, Kans./Westbrook Found.) 15-11.
In Saturday age group events, Race Imboden (17, Brooklyn, N.Y./Empire United) beat Michael Dudey (17, Bellacre, Texas/Salle Mauro) to win the Junior (Under-20) Men’s Foil event; Gary North (16, Englewood, Colo./S. Denver FA) beat Matthew McGrath (15, Mesa, Ariz./AZFC) to win the Cadet (Under-17) Men’s Epee title; and Margaret McDonald (16, Atlanta, Ga./Nellya) won the Cadet Women’s Saber competition with a 15-13 victory over Desirae Major (17, Olathe, Kans./Culver Acad.).
Monday’s Division I Women’s Foil final was almost a replay of the Junior final two days before. Lee Kiefer (16, Lexington, Ky./Bluegrass Fencers) won her second title of the weekend by defeating Nzingha Prescod (18, Brooklyn, N.Y./Westbrook Found.) 12-7. Kiefer won the Junior event by defeating Prescod on Saturday, as well.
Kamali Thompson (20, Teaneck, N.J./Westbrook/Temple) won the Junior Women’s Saber event over Erica Zhao (16, Plano, Texas/Dallas FC) 15-8 and Alexander Eldeib (15, Burke, Va./Prince William FA) defeated John Wright(CANADA) 15-11 to win the Junior Men’s Epee.
Finally, Gordon Shaul (16, CANADA) beat Gordon Long (16, Silver Springs, Md./DCFC) 15-11 to win the Cadet Men’s Saber event.
This fourth North American Cup of the 2010-2011 season was held at the Dallas Convention Center Jan. 14-17. Over the weekend, more than 3,000 of the nation's best fencers competed, plus fencers from around the world. 
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