AS A FRESHMAN IN 2016-17: Rodell had an active first season as a Nittany Lion ending the season with a 39-31 record which included three shutout performances. Rodell went on to compete at the Mid-Atlantic/Southern Regionals where he finished in fourth place qualifying him for the NCAA Championships. He placed 22nd at the NCAA Championships.
HIGH SCHOOL/ PERSONAL: Clinton Rodell comes to Penn State from Annandale, Va. Rodell fenced for the D.C. Fencer’s Club under the direction of Janusz Smolenaki. Rodell help the D.C. Fencer’s Club place 3rd place in the U17 World Cup and 1st at the Junior Olympics in 2013. Rodell is majoring in Computer Science with the hopes of focusing on Internet security or software development.