UND Roster

2014-15 Fencing Roster

Mark O'Dea


Height 5'8''
Class Senior
Hometown Washington Township, NJ
High School Don Bosco Preparatory

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.