(Somerset, Pa.) and Margaux Isaksen
(Fayetteville, Ark.) finished in 8th place in the mixed relay on Monday in Budapest, Hungary. The mixed relay was the first of its type and is a qualifier for the world championships in China later this year.
After the fencing portion of the relay, the U.S. team stood in 6th place out of 18 teams with a score of 34 victories against 34 defeats. Sacksen finished second among the men with a score of 20 victories and 14 defeats.
The next event was the swim where both athletes swam 100 meters for a combined time of 2:04, putting them in 7th place after two events.
They finished with 1116 points in the ride and 2328 points in the combined with a time of 15:38.33 for a total score of 5574 for the day.