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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

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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
M 1st (3-0)
ACC Championships
Durham, N.C. (TBD)
RECAP
February 26
W 1st (3-0)
ACC Championships
Durham, N.C. (TBD)
RECAP
March 11
All Day
NCAA Midwest Regional
Detroit, Mich. (Mattheai Center)
March 14
All Day
Shanghai Lixin
Notre Dame, IN (Castellan Family Fencing Center)
March 15
All Day
Shanghai Lixin
Notre Dame, IN (Castellan Family Fencing Center)
March 16
All Day
Shanghai Lixin
Notre Dame, IN (Castellan Family Fencing Center)
March 17
All Day
Shanghai Lixin
Notre Dame, IN (Castellan Family Fencing 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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