2009 MAC Hermann Trophy Winner
College: Stanford University
Hometown: Fayetteville, GA
O’Hara shattered Stanford season records for goals (26) and points (65) while leading the nation in both categories. She also dished out 13 assists in 2009, the third-best mark in school history. The senior captain led Stanford to its first NCAA championship final and its’ best-ever record (25-1). O’Hara earned Pac-10 Conference Player of the Year and NSCAA first-team All-America honors. She also excelled in the classroom, earning Academic All-America honors.
O’Hara completed her collegiate career with 57 goals and 156 points, No. 2 in Cardinal history in both categories. O’Hara is the first player in Stanford history to claim the MAC Hermann Trophy.
The first runner-up was North Carolina senior midfielder Tobin Heath (Basking Ridge, N.J.) and UCLA senior forward Lauren Cheney (Indianapolis, Ind.) was the next runner-up.