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Colin O’Mara
Colin O’Mara

Colin O’Mara

R-Sr | Distance | Little Rock, Ark. / Catholic HS/Villanova

At Villanova
Competed in the Mile at the Metro Team Challenge and registered a time of 4:29.00 to finish in 28th place. Ran in the 3000 meters at the Jack Pyrah Invitational and finished in ninth place with a time of 9:19.56.

Catholic High School
Registered consecutive top-15 finishes at the Arkansas 7A Cross Country Championships … Came in 12th at the state meet as a junior and finished ninth as a senior … Runner-up in the 1600 meters at the Arkansas Outdoor Track & Field Meet of Champions … Earned all-state honors in both cross country and track … Was the 7A state champion in the 1600 meters as a senior … Member of Mu Alpha Theta (Mathematics Honor Society) and the Beta Club.

Emerald A.C.
Competed for Emerald A.C. in Ireland and was a member of the U18 Boys national championship 4×400 meter relay team … Placed third individually in the U18 Boys 1500 meters.

Personal
Born 1/5/95 … One of three sons of Frank and Patty O’Mara … Has two brothers, Jack and Harry … Father is a three-time Olympian for his native Ireland and a two-time world indoor champion in the 1500 meters … Also ran collegiate track at Arkansas and was an NCAA individual champion in the 1500 meters … Enrolled in the Villanova School of Business.