10 Honorees Equals Program Record
Women's Rowing's Jillian O'Mara, Men's Lacrosse's Mike Huffner and Men's Golf's J.J. Szmadzinski Earn Academic All-District 2 Honors
Seniors Also Earned All-Patriot League Honors Earlier this Week
All Seven Honorees Rowed in Varsity Eight at PL Championships
Bison Women's Rower Receives Alvin F. Jackson Jr. Memorial Scholar-Athlete Award at Annual Senior Athletic Awards Banquet
2010: Seven seat in the Varsity Eight ... helped the Varsity Eight to victories at the Occoquan Sprints, Murphy Cup, and wins over Old Dominion, Kansas, and MIT ... helped the Varsity Eight to a first-place finish at the Patriot League Championships, contributing to Bucknell's first-place team finish for the fifth year in a row ... member of the Patriot League Boat of the Year ... named to the All-Patriot League First Team ... helped the Varsity Eight to a first-place finish at the ECAC Mid-Atlantic/Northeast Regional Championships, contributing to the overall team championship for the Bison for the third time in the last four years and qualifying the entire squad to compete at the EAWRC Regatta ... named a member of the Patriot League Academic Honor Roll... Named a CRCA National Scholar Athlete ... named Bison Athlete of the Week as part of the Varsity Eight in April.
2009: Seven seat for the Varsity Eight ... helped the Varsity Eight win the Murphy Cup, contributing to the team's overall points trophy for the third time in as many years ... helped the Varsity Eight row past Cornell, MIT, and North Carolina during the spring season ... helped the Varsity Eight to a first-place finish at the Patriot League Championships, contributing to Bucknell's first-place team finish for the fourth year in a row ... member of the Patriot League Boat of the Year ... second at the ECAC Metro Championship to Princeton ... named a member of the Patriot League Academic Honor Roll.
High School: Member of the Bainbridge Island Rowing Club ... third at the Brentwood Regatta and Second at the Head of the Lake in the Varsity Four ... third at the Northwest Regional Championships in the Varsity Four in 2008, which qualified her boat for Nationals ... rowed for a month in the Swiss Alps ... played soccer for 10 years before she started rowing ... loves to dance ... devoted member of Amnesty International.
Personal: Full name is Jillian Rose O'Mara ... daughter of Laura and Tim O'Mara ... born Aug. 26, 1990 ... has an older sister, Katie, attending the University of Chicago and a younger brother, Teddy ... major is undecided.