2019-20 Fencing Roster
Hometown Silver Spring, MD
High School Bethesda-Chevy Chase HS
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