All-American - 1999 (11th), 2000 (5th), 2001 (10th)
Lefthander who was very light on his feet with an attractive style ? earned All-America sabre honors after posting NCAA finishes of 11th (?98), 5th (?00) and 10th (?01) ? did not compete in 1999, while studying in Mexico ? finished his career ranked 13th on Notre Dame list for career wins among all weapons (152-32, fifth among sabres ? owns sixth-highest season win total ever by an Irish men?s sabre (53-10, in ?98) ? trained at the Indiana Fencing Academy under his father and current Irish head coach Janusz Bednarski ? placed third at 2000 and ?01 Midwest Regional and sixth in ?02 (narrowly missing NCAA berth) ? Midwest Fencing Conference runner-up in ?98 and ?01 ? four-time recipient of Notre Dame?s Dan Mulligan men?s sabre leadership award ? trained with Poland?s national team in summer of ?97 ? graduated as double major in government and international studies.
Bednarski's Career Record
|1999||Did not compete|
|2002||33||11||.750 || |