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Final Day, final Medals in Cincinnati

10/19/2010, 9:49am CDT
By No Author

For Immediate Release
19 October 2010

World Championship team members took all four podium spots in the Division I Men’s Saber event yesterday on the closing day of North American Cup A in Cincinnati.

2008 Olympic silver medalist Tim Morehouse (Bronx, N.Y.) won the event. His 2008 teammate James Williams (Sacramento, Calif.) earned the silver. Daryl Homer (Bronx, N.Y.) and Ben Igoe (Staten Island, N.Y.) shared the bronzes. All four will represent the United States in Paris next month at the 2010 World Championships.

In the developmental Division II events,  Matthew McLeod Flanagan of Canada won the Men’s Saber event, and  Allison Barry (Cranford, N.J.) won the Div. II Women’s Saber.

In Veteran age group action, Maria Copelan (Portland, Ore.) won the Open Veteran (for fencers 40 and older) Women’s Epee. For the rest of the Vets, foil was the weapon of the day. Jonathan Zelkowsi (Ferndale, Mich.) won the 50-59 Men’s Foil, Jennette Starks-Faulkner (Middletown, Conn.) won the 50-59 Women’s Foil, Jan Patterson (Seattle, Wash.) the Men’s 60-69 event and Muriel Cawthorn (Rehoboth, Mass.) the Women’s 60-69, and Terry Abrahams (Tampa, Fla.) the Women’s 70+ Foil.

Finally, Jim Adams (Rockville, Md.) won his second event of the weekend when he earned the gold in the Men’s 70+ Foil. Adams won the Men’s 70+ Epee event on Sunday, as well.

This North American Cup was held at the Duke Energy Center in Cincinnati, Ohio, October 15 – 18. A link to full results from the weekend can be found at North American Cup fencing begins again next month with North American Cup B, to be held in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, Nov. 19-22 for the younger set – Youth-14, Under-17 (Cadet) and Under-20 (Junior) events will be held. See for more information on USA Fencing’s 2010 calendar.

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About North American Cups: NACs held by USA Fencing each year at changing locations around the country. NACs are selection competitions for World Championship teams in the Cadet (Under-17), Junior (Under-20), Senior (Division I), Veteran, and Wheelchair divisions. USA Fencing also holds developmental NACs for Youth in three different age groups, and developmental Division II and Division III events which are open to all ages.

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