ACADEMIC INTEGRATION COMPETITIVE EXCELLENCE

IN DIVISION I ATHLETICS

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

Junior • 2012
Named second-team All-Ivy ... Rowed with the varisty eight all season ... Helped the varsity eight take the bronze at the IRA National Championships, locking up the Crimson's second straight top-three national finish ... Contributed to the win at the H-Y Regatta completing a perfect dual season for the varsity eight and Harvard’s fifth straight sweep of Yale ... Took second at the EARC Sprints, missing out on first by less than a half second to Brown and contributing to the Rowe Cup win ... Helped sweep Northeastern and take the Crimson’s 15th consecutive Smith Cup ... Rowed in win over Navy and Penn at the Adams Cup ... Topped Princeton and MIT to take the Compton Cup ... Contributed to wins over Brown for the Stein Cup and Cornell ... Helped capture the Copley Cup at the San Diego Crew Classic.

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.