Chris Collado


Player profile

  • Year Senior
  • Hometown Commack, N.Y.
  • Last School Commack High School

Ohio State Career

  • Two-time Ohio State Scholar-Athlete and Academic All-Big Ten selection
  • Big Ten Distinguished Scholar in 2020 and ’21
  • USFCA Scholar of Distinction in 2021

Junior Season (2020-21)

  • Fenced in one bout during the season
  • Men won CCFC title and were epee squad co-champions
  • Earned USFCA Scholar of Distinction, Big Ten Distinguished Scholar, Academic All-Big Ten and Ohio State Scholar-Athlete accolades

Sophomore Season (2019-20)

  • Finished 27th at MFC Championships
  • Tied for 22nd at OSU Open
  • 19-3 during the regular season, with 12-3 record at OSU Duals and had seven wins at Wayne State Duals
  • Earned Ohio State Scholar-Athlete and Academic All-Big Ten honors
  • Big Ten Distinguished Scholar

Prior to Ohio State

  • Trained under Jeff and Jennie Salmon at Mission Fencer Center
  • Four year varsity fencer for high school team and a two-time Captain
  • First Team All-Long Island
  • Four-time New York State Scholar-Athlete Award
  • Three-time Junior Olympics qualifier
  • Led high school team to program’s first league title
  • Set highest men’s epee record in Suffolk County League
  • Top 16, 32 at Fencing National Championships & July Challenge


  • Son of Rafael and Belle Collado
  • Has a twin and an older brother
  • Has a teddy bear maltese named Bailey
  • Hobbies include long walks, traveling, watching horror movies and attending concerts
  • Political science major and plans to pursue a career in politics/government