Lexington's Lee Kiefer just missed out on earning her second fencing gold medal at the Pan American Games in Toronto.
Kiefer, the defending Pan Am Games individual foil champion, won that event on Wednesday. She had to make up a seven-point deficit in the middle of the first period to rally for a 15-11 victory against Colombia's Saskia Loretta Van Erven Garcia
"Everyone is coming from world championships in Moscow so everyone is exhausted," Kiefer said after winning her event on Wednesday. "I'm just really happy and relieved to finish the season off well."
Kiefer and the Americans lost 38-37 to host Canada in the team foil gold medal matchup on Saturday.
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Kiefer scored 25 of the Americans' points and outscored her opponents by 10.