Maryland Track & Field BIO
Emma O'Hara

Before Maryland: Transferred from St. Francis (PA), where she was a two-time NEC Champion in the hammer throw (2014 & 2015)…NEC record holder in the hammer throw (58.91m)….qualified for NCAA Eastern Regionals as a freshman and sophomore…won Penn Relays collegiate section in 2014 with throw of 58.98 meters (Irish Junior Record)…competed for Ireland at the 2014 World Junior Championships in Eugene, Oregon finishing 11th in the hammer…competed for Ireland at the 2015 European Senior Team Championships in Crete.

Personal: Daughter of Kevin O’Hara and Celia O’Hara…lists biggest sports thrill as hitting a new personal record…nicknames are “No Knees O’Hara” and “Irish Thunder”…shotguns coffee before every meet…favorite pregame meal in courgetti spaghetti…lists most interesting accomplishment as 11th place finish at World Juniors…major is communication.  

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