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SJU fencers at world match

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Posted: Thursday, August 7, 2014 10:30 am

Seven alumni from St. John’s University competed in fencing’s 2014 Senior World Championships in Kazan, Russia the week of July 15 through 23.

Dagmara Wozniak placed sixth in the women’s saber competition, improving 11 spots from her 17th-place finish last year.

Daryl Homer took 19th in the men’s Saber. Both were competing for the United States.

Wozniak and Homer also both competed for the United States in the 2012 Olympic Games in London, and are aspiring to make the national team again for the 2016 summer games to be held in Rio.

Anna Limbach, competing for Germany, placed 31st in women’s saber, jumping eight places from a year ago.

Joanna Guy, representing Canada, finished 75th in the women’s eppe standings. Her countryman, Eli Schenkel, a 2014 graduate, took 124th in the men’s foil.

Wilfred Curioso, also from the Class of 2014, came in 125th in the men’s foil representing the Philippines.

Adam Watson of the United States took 143rd in the men’s eppe.

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