MESSINGER AWARDED UAA FENCER OF THE WEEK HONORS
WALTHAM, Mass. – Brandeis University senior Zoe Messinger of Short Hills, N.J. has been selected as University Athletic Association Fencer of the Week for her performances during the week of Jan. 27.
Messinger, a sabre fencer and senior Captain, helped the Brandeis Judges women’s fencing team to a 5-2 week. On Jan. 23, she posted two wins in a 20-7 victory over Wellesley College. At the second Northeast Fencing Conference meet of 2012-13, held at Brown University on Jan. 26, Messinger went 11-3 as the Judges defeated Smith and Dartmouth by 21-6 scores, Vassar by a 16-11 mark and Tufts by a 14-13 margin. Brandeis also fell to host Brown, 24-3, and Boston College, 20-7. Overall on the season, Messinger leads the sabre squad with a 45-12 record.
Messinger is a 2009 graduate of Millburn High School. She is the daughter of Dr. Robert and Hilary Messinger of Short Hills.