ACADEMIC INTEGRATION COMPETITIVE EXCELLENCE

IN DIVISION I ATHLETICS

 
Paul O'Hara
Paul O'Hara
Height: 6-1
Year: Freshman
Hometown: Alexandria, Va.
High School: Gonzaga College High School
Position: Sprint Freestyle
House Affiliation: Cabot

Before Harvard
Selected as captain his senior year and earned four varsity letters in swimming … Led Gonzaga to three consecutive Washington Metropolitan Prep School Swimming and Diving League championships and Washington Metro Interscholastic Swim and Dive championship … At the WMPSSDL championships in 2012, placed first in the 200 IM setting a meet record with an All-America consideration time … Also placed first in the 100 breast at the WMPSSDL championships… Finished first in the 50 free and 100 free at Metros … Member of Gonzaga’s 200 free relay team that placed first at WMPSSDL and Metro’s … Three-time WMPSDDL Championship Individual High Point List selection … Holds Gonzaga records in the 50 free and 200 IM, and is a member of the record holding 200 free relay team … Earned two NISCA All-America times in the 50 free as a senior and junior … Earned NISCA All-America times consideration in the 100 free, 200 IM and as a member of the 200 free relay … Named The Washington Post All-Met first team as a senior and second team as a junior … Two-time team MVP … Recipient of the Purple Eagle as the most versatile swimmer as a junior … As a freshman, named Rookie of the Year … With the Nation’s Capital Swim Club, competed at the 2011, 2012 and 2013 NCSA Junior National meets as a member of the 200 free, 400 free and 400 medley relay teams which all placed first overall … Member of the 400 medley relay team that set a new National Age Group record at NCSA … Three-time USA Swimming scholastic All-America selection … 2013 National Merit Scholarship Finalist … College Board AP Scholar … NISCA Academic All-American as a senior … Four-time Potomac Valley Swimming Scholar Athlete … Member of the Honor Roll for four years … Three-year member of the National Honor Society.