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03/21/2018

Keys To The Meet: 2018 NCAA Championships

Irish set for title chase beginning Thursday at Penn State

03/10/2018

Fencers Earn Six Podium Spots At NCAA Midwest Regional

Massialas, Sirico snare gold and automatic NCAA consideration

03/09/2018

Keys To The Meet: NCAA Midwest Regional

Irish set to make case for NCAA Championship allocations

02/25/2018

Shainberg Doubles Up As Itkin Claims First ACC Fencing Title

Irish women place second after historic fence-off determines women's team champion

02/24/2018

#1 Irish Women Dominate ACC Individual Competition

Irish sweep foil and sabre podium while also topping epee field

02/25/2018

ACC Fencing Championships - Day 2

ACC Fencing Championships - Day 2

03/25/2017

NCAA Fencing Championships - Day 2

NCAA Fencing Championships - Day 2

03/23/2017

NCAA Fencing Championships Day 1

NCAA Fencing Championships Day 1

02/26/2017

ACC Fencing Championships

Day Two of the ACC Fencing Championships

02/25/2017

ACC Fencing Championships

ACC Fencing Championships - Day 1

HONORS AND AWARDS:

  • 2017 NCAA Men’s Epee Competitor (13th Place)
  • 2017 NCAA Midwest Regional Championship Fourth Place
  • 2017 ACC Men’s Epee Runner-up
  • 2016 ACC Men’s Epee Champion
  • 2016, 2017 All-ACC Men’s Epee

AS A JUNIOR:

  • Concluded the season with a 23-22 record, competing in five of six meets
  • Posted a 7-4 record at the St. John's Invitational
  • Finished the regular season at the Northwestern Duals with an 8-5 record

AS A SOPHOMORE:

  • Competed in first career NCAA Championship, finishing in 13th place
  • Placed fourth at the NCAA Midwest Regional
  • Posted a 33-22 record in dual meets during the season
  • Placed second at the ACC Championship, falling to teammate Ariel Simmons in the title bout (15-9)
  • Clinched the winning point in Notre Dame’s ACC Championship match against Duke, ensuring the Irish would win their third straight ACC crown
  • Went 6-2 during the team portion of the ACC Championship

AS A FRESHMAN:

  • Claimed the ACC Men’s Epee title, rising from the No. 4 seed to take the crown  
  • Went 9-6 in pool play to earn a spot in direct elimination  
  • Defeated No. 1 seed Matthew Shlimak of North Carolina 15-11 in the semifinal before downing Duke’s Dakota Nollner 15-13 to win the championship  
  • Became the program’s second ACC men’s epee champion  
  • Placed seventh at the NCAA Midwest Regional   
  • Posted a 36-22 mark on the season  
  • Earned a monogram

PREP AND PERSONAL:

  • Graduated from Magee Secondary School in June 2015  
  • Member of the Canadian cadet and junior teams  
  • Placed third in epee at the 2015 Junior Pan-American Championships as the Canadian epee squad took gold  
  • Took first in foil at the 2014 Cadet Pan-Am Championships  
  • Placed third in cadet epee and fifth in the junior division epee at the 2014 World Championships  
  • Came in sixth in epee at the Cadet European Circuit in Bratislava  
  • Placed first in cadet epee at the 2014 October North American Cup and third at the December NAC  
  • Placed 13th at the 2013 Cadet World Championships
  • Canadian flag-bearer at the 2014 Youth Olympic Games in Nanjing, China  
  • Son of John French and Bridget Wilton  
  • Full name is Dylan Michael French  
  • Enrolled in the First Year of Studies with plans to study business.

Dylan French
Dylan  French

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Richmond, British Columbia

High School:
Magee Secondary

Height:
6-1

Event:
Epee

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