David O'Gara
David O'Gara
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Glenview, Ill.
High School: Glenbrook South

PERSONAL-BEST 8K - 24:44.48 - UAA Championship - 10/29/2016

--2016 NCAA DIII Cross Country All-American (29th)
--2016 All-UAA First Team Cross Country (1st)
--2016 All-Midwest Region Cross Country (10th)

2016-17: Earned All-American status by finishing 29th overall (24:51.0) in the NCAA Championship race in Louisville, Ky. ... Ran to a career-best 24:44.48 at the UAA Championship as the top runner to help lead the Bears to Co-Champion status ... Won two races for the Bears, including UAA Championship on Oct. 29 and the John Flamer Invite on Oct. 1 ... Earned all-UAA First-Team honors with his first place finish at the UAA Championship race ... Helped lead the Bears to three first place finishes while also leading the Bears to fourth place finishes in the Midwest Regional and the NCAA Championship ... Earned All-Midwest Region honors with a 10th place finish (25:00) at the NCAA Division III Regional hosted by University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh ... W Club Art and Marge McWilliams Junior Award recipient ... Academic all-UAA for cross country ...  UAA Presidents Council Scholar-Athlete ... USTFCCCA All-Academic ... CoSIDA Academic All-District ... UAA Athlete of the Week on Oct. 31.

2015-16: Finished 219th at the NCAA Cross Country Championships (26:12.3) ... Ran a career-best and placed 38th overall at the Cross Country Midwest Regional (25:12.3) ... Finished 12th overall at the UAA Cross Country Championships to earn second-team all-UAA honors (25:30) ... USTFCCCA All-Academic Cross Country ... Academic all-UAA for cross country.

HIGH SCHOOL: Team captain and letterwinner in cross country and track & field at Glenbrook South High School ... Placed 37th at the 3A State Cross Country Championships in 2013 ... Three-year all-conference honoree (2011-13) ... Personal bests - 3 miles (14:59); 3,200 (9:31); 1,600 (4:25.5) ... Eileen Gamble Memorial Scholarship recipient ... Glenbrook Scholar ... National Honor Society.

PERSONAL: Majoring in economics and strategy ... Son of David and Carolyn O'Gara.