Notre Dame's vistory in the first round of the 2012 NCAA Divsion 1 Men's Lacrosse Championship vs Yale on May 13, 2012 at Arlotta Stadium Notre Dame, Ind.
Will start in the close defense for the second straight season ... has played in 16 career games ... 39 ground balls ... has earned one monogram ... key part of Notre Dame's stingy defense ... a smart and steady player ... brings a very mature and physical presence to the field ... one of the top students on the Fighting Irish squad.
AS A SOPHOMORE (2012): Produced a solid season for the Fighting Irish ... started all 16 games in the close defense and helped the Irish rank first nationally in scoring defense (6.31 gpg) and man-down defense (.892) ... picked up 39 ground balls ... scooped up a season-high five ground balls in an 8-7 win at Ohio State ... picked up four ground balls in wins over Rutgers (12-9), St. John's (13-6), Syracuse (8-6) and Yale (13-7) ... received his first monogram.
AS A FRESHMAN (2011): Did not see game action during his rookie campaign.
PREP AND PERSONAL: Four-year starter in lacrosse at St. Joe's Prep ... received All-America honors from the United States Intercollegiate Lacrosse Association (USILA) as a senior ... ranked 63rd overall in the class of 2010 by Inside Lacrosse ... ranked as the 18th best defenseman in the class of 2010 according to Inside Lacrosse ... three-time all-state selection (sophomore, junior and senior) ... earned All-Catholic League honors his final three seasons after being an honorable mention pick as a freshman ... copped team MVP award twice ... served as a team captain during his junior and senior seasons ... two-year starter in football at fullback and linebacker ... as a senior, he earned first-team All-Catholic (multi-purpose) and was a second-team choice at linebacker ... an honorable mention All-Catholic selection in football during his junior season ... named the scholar-athlete of the league ... son of Tom and Maria O'Hara ... father played basketball at Rider University ... enrolled in the Mendoza College of Business as a finance major ... boasts a 3.581 cumulative GPA.