Nathan Wriedt


Player profile

  • Year Senior
  • Hometown South Beloit, Ill.
  • Last School Rock Valley Community College

Ohio State Career

  • Two-time NCAA qualifier, with two Top 4 finishes at NCAA Regionals
  • 2019 MFC foil champion
  • Two-time First Team All-MFC
  • Has earned USFCA All-Academic Team, Ohio State Scholar-Athlete and Academic All-Big Ten honors

Junior Season (2020-21)

  • 20-15 on the year, ranking second on the foil squad in wins
  • Buckeyes were the CCFC men’s team champions and shared the foil squad championship
  • USFCA All-Academic Team, Academic All-Big Ten and an Ohio State Scholar-Athlete

Sophomore Season (2019-20)

  • Honorable Mention All-American
  • NCAA qualifier
  • Placed fourth at NCAA Regionals
  • Tied for third at MFC Championships
  • First Team All-MFC
  • Second Team Midwest All-Region
  • 32-32 in the regular season, including 10 wins at Penn State Open to finish 14th
  • Posted seven victories at Elite Invitational, five at St. John’s Invitational, four at Philadelphia Invitational and six at Wayne State Duals
  • Academic All-Big Ten honoree

Freshman Season (2018-19)

  • Placed 14th at NCAA Championships
  • Finished third at NCAA Regionals
  • MFC Champion
  • First Team All-MFC selection
  • Ohio State Scholar-Athlete

Prior to Ohio State

  • Competed with Ataba Fencing Club for three years and Allez Fencing Club for six years
  • Placed ninth in Cadet Men’s Foil at 2017 Junior Olympics
  • Div1 A Men’s Foil 2018 National Champion
  • Came in 13th in Div1 Men’s Foil at 2018 Div1 National Championships


  • Son of Nancy and Dirk Wriedt
  • Has two sisters, Bekah, a 2020 UIC graduate, and Ruthie
  • Enjoys backpacking, woodworking and cooking
  • Materials science and engineering major and plans to attend graduate school
  • Greatest sport thrill was competing at NCAA Championships
  • After fighting with his friends with wooden swords, decided to pursue fencing as a sport