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AS A SENIOR: Went 8-0 on the season, competing exclusively at the DeCicco Duals …  finished career with a 14-1 overall dual mark ... earned a monogram.

AS A JUNIOR: Finished the season with 7-1 mark in dual matches.

AS A SOPHOMORE: Did not compete with the Irish.

PREP & PERSONAL: Graduated from Don Bosco Preparatory in May of 2009, and studied with the Salesian brothers in the seminary to become a priest ... attended same high school as numerous Irish athletes, including current fencing teammate Matthew Owens ... lettered all four years in fencing, and participated in the club ultimate Frisbee team ... as a senior, posted a 25-5 record and was named first team All-County and second team All-State fencer for his fifth-place finish in the state championships ... captained his epee squad to second-place finish at Div. Four State Qualifiers ... team was ranked No. 1 in Bergen-Passac County ... as a junior set a 20-10 mark, qualified for state championships and was named first-team All-County fencer ... off of the strip, was a member of the first aid student team and earned second-degree knighthood with the Knights of Columbus ... born in Manila, Phillipines, to Mark and Carmenia Orendain ... second-youngest of four children and the first to attend Notre Dame.

Mark O'Dea
Mark  O'Dea

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Washington Township, NJ

High School:
Don Bosco Preparatory

Height:
5-8

Position:
Epee

Event Calendar

Delta

December 2
All Day
Div. I/Div. II NAC
Richmond, Va. (Greater Richmond Convention Center)
December 3
All Day
Div. I/Div. II NAC
Richmond, Va. (Greater Richmond Convention Center)
December 4
All Day
Div. I/Div. II NAC
Richmond, Va. (Greater Richmond Convention Center)
December 5
All Day
Div. I/Div. II NAC
Richmond, Va. (Greater Richmond Convention Center)
January 6
All Day
Div. I/Junior NAC
Columbus, Ohio (Greater Columbus Convention Center)
January 7
All Day
Div. I/Junior NAC
Columbus, Ohio (Greater Columbus Convention Center)
January 8
All Day
Div. I/Junior NAC
Columbus, Ohio (Greater Columbus Convention Center)
January 9
All Day
Div. I/Junior NAC
Columbus, Ohio (Greater Columbus Convention Center)
January 21
All Day
St. Johns Invitational
Queens, N.Y. (Taffner Field House)
January 22
All Day
NYU Invitational
New York, N.Y. (Dodge Center)
January 28
All Day
DeCicco Duals
Notre Dame, Ind. (Castellan Family Fencing Center)
January 29
All Day
DeCicco Duals
Notre Dame, Ind. (Castellan Family Fencing Center)
February 4
All Day
Northwestern Duals
Notre Dame, Ind. (Castellan Family Fencing Center)
February 5
All Day
Northwestern Duals
Notre Dame, Ind. (Castellan Family Fencing Center)
February 17
All Day
USA Fencing Junior Olympics
Kansas City, Mo. (Bartle Hall Convention Center)
February 18
All Day
USA Fencing Junior Olympics
Kansas City, Mo. (Bartle Hall Convention Center)
February 19
All Day
USA Fencing Junior Olympics
Kansas City, Mo. (Bartle Hall Convention Center)
February 20
All Day
USA Fencing Junior Olympics
Kansas City, Mo. (Bartle Hall Convention Center)
February 25
All Day
ACC Championships
Durham, N.C. (TBD)
February 26
All Day
ACC Championships
Durham, N.C. (TBD)
March 11
All Day
NCAA Midwest Regional
Detroit, Mich. (Mattheai Center)
March 23
All Day
NCAA Championships
Indianapolis, Ind. (Indiana Farmers Coliseum)
March 24
All Day
NCAA Championships
Indianapolis, Ind. (Indiana Farmers Coliseum)
March 25
All Day
NCAA Championships
Indianapolis, Ind. (Indiana Farmers Coliseum)
March 26
All Day
NCAA Championships
Indianapolis, Ind. (Indiana Farmers Coliseum)
April 21
All Day
USA Fencing Division I Championship
TBD
April 22
All Day
USA Fencing Division I Championship
TBD
April 23
All Day
USA Fencing Division I Championship
TBD
April 24
All Day
USA Fencing Division I Championship
TBD

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