James Flanagan


Player profile

  • Year Senior
  • Hometown Pleasantville, N.Y.
  • Last School Briarcliff School

Ohio State Career

  • Three-time Ohio State Scholar-Athlete
  • Two-time Academic All-Big Ten and USFCA All-Academic Team honoree

Sophomore Season (2021-22)

  • 22-16 on the year
  • Finished 17th at OSU Open and 15th at Penn State Open
  • Men won CCFC team title and part of conference men’s foil squad championship
  • Earned Academic All-Big Ten and Ohio State Scholar-Athlete accolades
  • Named to USFCA All-Academic Team

Sophomore Season (2020-21)

  • Picked up a bout win
  • Buckeyes won CCFC men’s team championship and foil squad was conference co-champion
  • Ohio State Scholar-Athlete and Academic All-Big Ten choice

Freshman Season (2019-20)

  • Placed 17th at MFC Championships
  • Tied for third at OSU Open
  • 14-5 at OSU Duals, with 9-1 mark at Northwestern Duals and 9-0 record at Wayne State Duals
  • 39-26 in the regular season
  • Ohio State Scholar-Athlete

Prior to Ohio State

  • Came in 28th place in junior men’s foil at the 2019 Junior Olympics


  • Business – economics major
  • Has a younger sister, Catherine
  • Hobbies include playing guitar and reading