UND Roster

2016-17 Fencing Roster

Ian Jones

Sabre


Class Junior
Hometown Dana Point, CA
High School San Juan Hills
Bio

HONORS & AWARDS:

  • 2016 ACC Championships Men’s Sabre Third-Place Finisher
  • 2015 ACC Championships Men’s Sabre Fifth-Place Finisher
  • 2015, 2016 ACC Men’s Team Champion

AS A JUNIOR:

  • Went 27-9 during dual meets on the season
  • Went a perfect 14-0 at the DeCicco Duals
  • Went 6-3 at the Northwestern Invitational
  • Split four bouts at the ACC Championship, going 2-2
  • Finished in eighth place at the NCAA Midwest Championships

AS A SOPHOMORE:

  • Went 25-3 during regular-season play  
  • Took bronze at the ACC Championships to give the Irish the top three spots in men’s sabre  
  • Began the season with a 17th-place finish at the Penn State Open  
  • Went 2-0 at the Penn Elite Invitational  
  • Went 18-1 during two days at the DeCicco Duals  
  • Went 5-1 during the Northwestern Duals  
  • Earned a monogram

AS A FRESHMAN:

  • Competed sparingly throughout the season for the Irish, accumulating a 32-12 record
  • Began the year with 6-3 mark at Ohio State Elite Cup,
  • At DeCicco Duals, won 19 straight bouts, losing only his last to Michigan’s Nick Carothers, 5-2  
  • At ACC Championship, finished with 12-3 record in individual play, good for fifth place
  • Earned a monogram

PREP AND PERSONAL:

  • Graduated from San Juan Hills June of 2014  
  • Competed with the Laguna Fencing Center throughout prep career  
  • Biggest athletic thrill to date remains being crowned the 2013 Cadet Junior Olympic Champion  
  • Also placed in top 16 at the Division I North American Cup (NAC) as a junior
  • Hails from Dana Point, California
  • Youngest child of Gordon and Laura Jones  
  • Has one older sister, Claire  
  • Majoring in aerospace engineering