UND Roster

2020-21 Fencing Roster

Andrew Machovec


Height 6-5
Class Junior
Hometown East Rockaway, NY
High School East Rockaway Senior HS


  • 2020 ACC Fencer of the Year (Men’s Foil)
  • 2020 ACC Champion (Men’s Foil)
  • 2020 NCAA Qualifier


  • Compiled an 18-3 record in the regular season after splitting time with the Irish and Team USA
  • Began the season with an 10-3 record at the Elite Invitational
  • Went 8-0 at the Duke Duals prior to the ACC Championship
  • Defeated Brycen Rushing from Duke 15-4 to claim his first career Foil Championship at the ACC Championship
  • Went 4-2 during the team competition at the ACC Championship, helping the Irish claim the team title
  • Placed second at the Midwest Regional in Detroit behind teammate Marcello Olivares
  • Earned an at-large berth the NCAA Championship for the first time in his career
  • Named ACC Fencer of the Year for Men’s Foil following the season
  • Improved his career record to 51-8


  • Racked up an impressive 33-5 record as a rookie
  • Began the season 12-3 at the Elite Invitational
  • Posted a 13-1 mark at the DeCicco Duals
  • Went 8-1 en route to helping the Irish to the ACC men’s team championship
  • Placed third during individual competition at the ACC Championships


  • Graduated from East Rockaway High School in June 2018
  • Member of the 5T Fencers Club
  • Member of U.S. Men’s Foil National Team
  • Finished the 2016-17 season ranked No. 1 in cadet men’s foil
  • Current No. 2 in the nation in junior men’s foil and No. 14 in senior men’s foil (as of Jan. 22, 2018)
  • Won three straight Cadet World Cups in 2016-17
  • Four-year member of the National Honor Society and high honor roll honoree
  • Named an AP Scholar with Honor as a high school junior
  • Volunteered to supervise special needs students on their trip to Freeport Recreation Aquatic Center.
  • Member of ERHS Senior Band, Jazz Band and Marching Band
  • President of Musical, A/V effects, and Stage set; designed and built theatrical set, programmed theater lights for shows, and sound director. Received A/V technician and outstanding construction awards.
  • Rock Rivalry Refreshment Stand and Sound Director; refreshment stand chairperson, building themed stand in inter-class competition. Operated sound in stage performance portion of competition.
  • Represented school and placed second at the “Most Physically Educated Student” contest at Adelphi University
  • Son of John and Lisa Machovec
  • Has three brothers, John, Ryan and Matthew
  • Double majoring in Pre-Professional Studies and Film, Television and Theatre