UND Roster

2019-20 Fencing Roster

Alessandro Contreras

Sabre


Height 5-10
Class Sophomore
Hometown Silver Spring, MD
High School Bethesda-Chevy Chase HS
Bio

HONORS AND AWARDS:

  • 2020 ACC Fencer of the Year (men’s sabre)
  • 2020 ACC Champion (men’s sabre)
  • 2020 All-ACC Academic Team
  • 2020 NCAA Qualifier
  • 2019 NCAA Championship, 15th place (men’s sabre)
  • 2019 NCAA Midwest Regional Championship, fourth place (men’s sabre)
  • 2019 ACC Championships, third place (men’s sabre)
  • 2019 All-ACC Academic Team
  • 2019 Notre Dame Men’s Sabre MVP

AS A SOPHOMORE:

  • Compiled a 20-6 regular season record after competing in the St. John’s Invite, Philly Invite and Northwestern Duals
  • Season best performance came at the Philadelphia Invite after going 11-2 on the day
  • Defeated teammate Jared Smith in the Sabre Championship to claim his first career ACC Championship
  • Went 2-1 in the team competition at the ACC Championship to help the Irish claim the team title
  • Placed sixth at the Midwest Regional in Detroit and claimed an at-large bid to the NCAA Championship for the second straight season
  • Named ACC Fencer of the Year for Men’s Sabre following the season
  • Earned All-ACC Academic Team honors for the second straight year

AS A FRESHMAN:

  • Assembled an impressive rookie campaign, culminating in an NCAA Championship appearance.
  • Finished the season with a 28-15 record, highlighted by a 10-1 showing at the Elite Invitational to start the season.
  • Finished third in men’s sabre at ACC Championships, defeating Boston College’s Spencer Kuldell 15-10 in the consolation bout.
  • Placed fourth at the NCAA Midwest Regional Championship.
  • Led the Irish men’s sabre contingent at NCAAs, finishing in 15th place.
  • Named to the All-ACC Academic Team.

PREP & PERSONAL

  • Graduated from Bethesda-Chevy Chase in spring 2018
  • Member of Capital Fencing Academy
  • Placed third at 2014 Y14 NAC
  • Placed sixth at 2014 Cadet NAC
  • Placed fifth at 2017 Cadet Junior Olympics
  • Team took gold at 2017 Junior Olympics
  • Placed third in the junior division at the 2018 January NAC
  • Placed sixth at the 2018 Division I Championships
  • Coaches and offers youth lessons through his fencing club
  • Son of Felix Contreras and Barbara DeLollis
  • Has a younger brother, Joaquin
  • Enrolled in the Mendoza College of Business and majoring in Finance