IFC fencers faced off in the finals for the second consecutive year at the Burton Open to determine the winner of the mixed epee event October 1, 2011 at Northwestern University. Maciek Zmyslowski won the gold again, this time fencing Misha Heber. The score was 15-12. Last year, Zmyslowski fenced IFC’s Michael Slater for 1st place.
Carl Lyday placed 8th, earning an A classification. Gabe Weininger placed 10th. Bob Baldwin, Glenn Engstrom, Sasha Heber, Dave Swanson, and David Zeko were among the event’s 75 competitors in the A4 rated event. IFC competitors in other events were Sammie Doro and Kathy Gaertner in women’s epee and Frank Gonzalez and David Zeko in mixed foil.