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Maya Lawrence Places 10th at Xuzhou Epee Grand Prix

04/28/2013, 2:15pm CDT
By Nicole Jomantas

Maya Lawrence. Photo Credit: U.S. Olympic Committee

(Colorado Springs, Colo.) – London Olympic team bronze medalist Maya Lawrence (Teaneck, N.J.) earned her best career finish at a Grand Prix event with her 10th place result in Xuzhou, China on Sunday.

Lawrence, whose 11th seed made her exempt from the pools and preliminary rounds on Saturday, defeated Vanessa Galantine (FRA), 15-13, in the table of 64 and followed her win with a 15-14 victory over Russian Alexandra Magdich in the table of 32.

In the table of 16, Lawrence dropped her bout to London Olympic team silver medalist A Lam Shin (KOR), 15-7.  

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Top eight and U.S. results are as follows:

Xuzhou Epee Grand Prix
1. Injeong Choi (KOR)
2. Ana Maria Branza (ROU)
3. Bianca Del Carretto (ITA)
3. Yujie Sun (CHN)
5. Anna Sivkova (RUS)
6. A Lam Shin (KOR)
7. Monika Sozanska (GER)
8. Anqi Xu (CHN)

10. Maya Lawrence (Teaneck, N.J.)

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