James O'Connor
James O'Connor
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Christchurch, New Zealand
High School: Christ's College
Major: Psychology
House Affiliation: Cabot

Sophomore • 2011
Raced in the bow seat for the varsity eight, contributing to an undefeated dual season and Sprints championship … Raced to a second-place finish at the IRA National Championships … Contributed to victory over Yale at the 146th Harvard-Yale Regatta … Helped win the Ivy League title, Eastern title and Rowe Cup at the EARC Sprints … Helped defeat Northeastern for the Smith Cup, Penn and Navy for the Adams Cup, Princeton for the Compton Cup, Brown for the Stein Cup and Cornell.

Freshman • 2010
Rowed in the freshman eight all season, in the five and seven seats, contributing to an Eastern title and a 7-0 dual campaign … Helped freshmen win three races to reach the final of the Temple Challenge Cup at the Henley Royal Regatta … Won gold at EARC Sprints, contributing to Harvard’s 30th Rowe Cup … Helped Harvard place fifth at IRA National Championships … Contributed to 14.9-second win over rival Bulldogs at 145th Harvard-Yale Regatta … Also a part of dual wins against Northeastern, Navy, Penn, Princeton, Brown and Cornell.