Tracy O'Hara

Posted in: Track & Field
Jun 8, 2009 - 7:42:14 PM


Tracy O'Hara

Date of Birth: July 2, 1980

Place of Birth: Chicago, Illinois

Ht: 5’7

Wt: 125

School: Rancho Bernardo High School 1998

ULCA 2003 Graduate: majored in English and Political Science

PB: 4.60 meters


Improved her Personal best to 4.60m to become the 4th women in US track and field to accomplish that mark.  Won Palo Alto Grand Prix.  Placed 2nd at the adidas Home Depot meet. Was second at the New York Reebok Games.  Placed 2nd at the USA Nationals and made the USA World Championship team.  Placed 12th at the worlds and is currently ranked 12th in the world rankings of the IAAF.

Improved her Personal best to 15’1/2 (4.58) to become a member of the 15 foot club.  Placed 2nd at Drake Relays, 3rd at the Portland Classic, 3rd at the Stanford US Open, 2nd at the Home Depot Invitational and 5th Place at the US Olympic Trials. Had the 12th highest jump of the year and was ranked 18th in the World.

In her debut professional year, Tracy won Mt. Sac, took 3rd at Drake Relays, 2nd at Home Depot Invitational, 3rd at the Portland Classic, and 4th at Prefontaine.  She qualified for the World University Games but they were canceled.

Her senior year she was the Outdoor NCAA champion and Indoor runner up.  Placed 2nd at Pac 10 Championship. Was as an eight time All-American for her college career.

Was the runner up at both the Indoor and Outdoor NCAA championships and became a third time Pac 10 Champion.  Placed 4th at USA Nationals and was a member of the World Championship team in Edmonton, Canada.  Was also a member of the World University Games in Beijing, China.

As a Sophomore at UCLA became the college record holder at 14’7 (4.45). She won the Indoor NCAA championships as well as the Outdoor NCAA championships.  Placed 6th at the Olympic Trials. Was the Pac 10 Champion. Was named the MVP of the Women UCLA track and field team.

Two time All-American at UCLA taking 7th at Indoor NCAA Championships and 2nd at Outdoor NCAA championships as a freshman.  Was the Pac 10 Champion as well as the Junior National Champion and Junior Pan American Games Champion.

Started Pole-vaulting her senior year in High School and was the Junior National Champion as well as the National High School record holder.  Competed in Annecy, France at the Junior World Championships.  PR: 13’3