Fencing does not appear to be a sport that relies heavily on communication between teammates during competition. No one calls any plays, no one yells across a field or court to pass a ball or set up an opportunity to score. But communication between fencers is crucial to securing a victory in any given bout.
Throughout the year, especially after junior point guard Mike Smith went down with a torn meniscus, Columbia has integrated more horns plays into their offense. As this past weekend’s double road victories proved, those plays are helping guide the Lions to victory