ACC Fencers of the Week Announced

Duke’s Shadpoor, North Carolina’s Litynski recognized

ACC Players of the Week Presented by Havoline

GREENSBORO, N.C. – Duke’s Bobak Shadpoor has been named ACC Male Fencer of the Week, while North Carolina’s Gillian Litynski has been named ACC Female Fencer of the Week.

Shadpoor finished undefeated in his first competition as a Blue Devil. The freshman from Basking Ridge, New Jersey, led ninth-ranked Duke with 3-0 marks against Johns Hopkins and league-rival North Carolina. The Blue Devils and the epee squad were victorious against both opponents.

Litynski posted a 4-1 individual record at the Duke Meet on Saturday.  A senior from Niskayuna, New York, she was 2-0 against No. 7 Northwestern and 2-1 against Duke to lead the Tar Heels to a sabre and overall team victory over the Blue Devils.