Edriss Ndiaye

Foil

Player profile

  • Year Sophomore
  • Hometown Rockville, Md.
  • Last School Richard Montgomery High school

Ohio State Career

  • Two-time Ohio State Scholar-Athlete and an Academic All-Big Ten honoree
  • NCAA qualifier as a sophomore
  • First Team All-CCFC and Honorable Mention All-Midwest Region in 2022

Sophomore Season (2021-22)

  • NCAA qualifier and finished 19th at championships
  • Placed fifth at NCAA regionals
  • First Team All-CCFC and Honorable Mention All-Midwest Region
  • 25-5 during the dual season
  • Tied for third at Ohio State Open and was sixth at Penn State Open
  • Buckeyes claimed the CCFC men’s championship and part of the foil squad champs
  • Finished seventh at Junior Olympics
  • Top 16 in Division I at January NAC and won bronze in junior at May NAC
  • Earned Ohio State Scholar-Athlete and Academic All-Big Ten accolades

Freshman Season (2020-21)

  • 14-9 record on the year
  • Buckeye men were the CCFC team champions and foil squad co-champions
  • Junior National champion
  • Won bronze medal at July Challenge
  • Placed sixth in June junior NAC and won bronze at May junior NAC
  • Ohio State Scholar-Athlete selection

Prior to Ohio State

  • Member of Fencing Sports Academy
  • Finished Top 8 in Division 1 men’s foil at December nac
  • Won bronze medal at Junior Olympics
  • Top 16 at Division 1 Championships in April
  • Top 16 at San Jose Junior World Cup
  • Top 16 Cadet European circuit in Rome
Personal
  • Son of Leila Ayad and Serigne Ndiaye
  • Has a younger sister, Lina
  • Operations management major and would like to own his own business
  • Enjoys playing with his flight simulator and trying new foods
  • Got into fencing after seeing a sign on the road