Twin Cities native named to the U.S. women's Olympic fencing team

21-year-old Susie Scanlan and her coach will travel to London this summer for the 2012 Olympic games. The Star Tribune reports the St. Paul Central grad had a breakthrough performance in February to boost her point standings.
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21-year-old Susie Scanlan and her coach will travel to London this summer for the 2012 Olympic games. The Star Tribune reports the St. Paul Central grad had a breakthrough performance in February to boost her point standings.

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