UND Roster

2016-17 Fencing Roster

Ian Dwyer


Height 5'8''
Class Senior
Hometown Montclair, NJ
High School Montclair


  • Competed solely at the DeCicco Duals and Northwestern Invitational, posting a 23-2 mark on the year
  • Named the ACC Male Fencer of the Week Feb. 1, 2017, after going 17-1 over two days at the DeCicco Duals


  • Went 20-4 on the season, including a 13-4 record at the DeCicco Duals
  • Went 7-0 at the Northwestern Duals
  • Placed 41st at the Penn State Open to start the season


  • Fenced in only the DeCicco Duals, logging a 9-7 record


  • Had an extremely successful initial campaign with the sabre team, compiling 22-9 record  
  • Earned a monogram


  • Graduated from Montclair in June of 2013  
  • Earned three varsity letters with high school fencing team in addition to competing with Lilov Fencing Academy team  
  • As a freshman, took third place at Montclair freshman/sophomore Invitational
  • Improved to second place in freshman/sophomore invite in second season with prep team and earned first varsity letter  
  • Team finished second at state championship meet  
  • In junior season, earned second varsity letter  
  • As a senior was voted team captain and fenced in New Jersey individual state championship
  • Qualified for Junior Olympics and earned a C2013 rating in Lilov Lucky Shamrock Games – Sabre Div. II class
  • Off the strip was named National AP Scholar and was recognized as an AP Scholar with Distinction … named national merit semi-finalist  
  • Crowned 2009 Piano Teachers Society of America `Grand Winner’ at Carnegie Hall
  • Biggest thrill to date was performing Rhapsody in Blue with high school concert band – the performance stands as most work put into a single project  
  • Born to parents James and Jennifer Dwyer  
  • Has one older brother, Brendan  
  • Is the fourth member of his family to attend Notre Dame, as his geat-grandfather, grandfather and father all attended the University
  • At Notre Dame, participates in the Design for America club and serves as Sorin College Sustainability Commissioner and event coordinator for the Engineering Honors Program Student Board
  • Currently enrolled in the college of engineering, majoring in aerospace engineering