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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 ... is currently majoring in Philosophy/Theology.


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

February 6
M 4-1
Duke Duals
Durham, N.C.
RECAP

Live Results
February 7
W 5-0
Duke Duals
Durham, N.C.
RECAP
February 12
All Day
Junior Olympics
Cleveland, OH (Convention Center)
February 13
All Day
Junior Olympics
Cleveland, OH (Convention Center)
February 14
All Day
Junior Olympics
Cleveland, OH (Convention Center)
February 15
All Day
Junior Olympics
Cleveland, OH (Convention Center)
February 27
All Day
ACC Championships
Notre Dame, IN (Castellan Family Fencing Center)
February 28
All Day
ACC Championships
Notre Dame, IN (Castellan Family Fencing Center)
March 12
All Day
NCAA Midwest Regional
Columbus, OH (French Field House)
March 24
All Day
NCAA Championships
Waltham, Mass. (Gosman Center)
March 25
All Day
NCAA Championships
Waltham, Mass. (Gosman Center)
March 26
All Day
NCAA Championships
Waltham, Mass. (Gosman Center)
March 27
All Day
NCAA Championships
Waltham, Mass. (Gosman Center)
April 8
All Day
USA Fencing Div. I Championship
Richmond, Va. (Convention Center)
April 9
All Day
USA Fencing Div. I Championship
Richmond, Va. (Convention Center)
April 10
All Day
USA Fencing Div. I Championship
Richmond, Va. (Convention Center)
April 11
All Day
USA Fencing Div. I Championship
Richmond, Va. (Convention Center)

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