|Tom O'Gara 23
GENERAL...Built with an impressive and fearful physical stature...Will be the senior captain this season.
2005...Started 14 of the 15 games he participated in...Forced eight turnovers...Controlled 20 groundballs.
2004...Started in all of the 13 games that he played in. Contributed with 23 groundballs. Selected to the All-MAAC Academic team with a 3.24 GPA/political science.
2003...In his freshman campaign O'Gara started 15 of the 15 games that he played in and recorded 20 groundballs.ground balls.
BEFORE SIENA...Lettered three years of varsity lacrosse and varsity basketball while at Clarskstown North High School...Two time All-League in basketball...All-County and MVP as senior...All-League in lacrosse...Two time Second Team All-County lacrosse...Received Coaches Award as a sophomore.
PERSONAL...Born November 7, 1983...Son of Thomas and Sandra O'Gara...Has a sister Kristen who's a graduate of Georgetown University and a sister Lauren who's a graduate of Marist College...A political science major...Chose Siena because of its lacrosse program and fine political science program.
BRECHT ON O'GARA..."Tom has developed himself into a terrific leader, on and off the field. As a three-year starter, we will look for him to be a great communicator, directing the defensive end of the field.