The Summer Dual in the Swamp 2019 was held at the University of Florida on August 3, 2019. Fencers from Miami to Pensacola were in attendance to compete for the medals.
FFA fencers faired well in the events. In Senior Women's Saber, Uma McIntosh claimed a bronze medal. In Senior Women's Epee, Diane Trice took the gold medal.
In Senior Mixed Saber, William Bowden finished with the silver medal and Thomas DuPree earned the bronze medal. Ethan White and Uma McIntosh finished in 7th and 8th respectively.
Congratulations also to Nickolay Mavrodiev for finishing in 8th place in the A1 event for Senior Mixed Epee. He earned his first rating and is now E2019 in Epee.
Coach Harper was pleased with the success of the Academy's students against some worthy opponents. We look forward to the Saber events on August 17th at the Jax Jab in Jacksonville.