Updated: March 12, 2013
2012-13: Had a solid freshman campaign, scoring 11 points at the ACC Championships ... Took 15th in the 200 backstroke, 14th in the 200 IM and 11th in the 100 backstroke - setting lifetime bests in all three events at ACCs ... Placed eighth in the 200 backstroke, seventh in the 100 backstroke and ninth in the 200 IM at No. 10 Virginia ... Took second in the 100 backstroke in the win against William & Mary and Miami ... Placed second in the 100 backstroke and fifth in the 200 backstroke at NC State ... Took fifth in the 200 backstroke against No. 10 Tennessee ... Placed third in the 200 backstroke, second in the 100 backstroke, and fourth in the 200 IM with all career bests at the H2Okie Fall Invitational ... Won the 100 backstroke and took second in the 200 backstroke at Georgia Tech ... Finished second in the 200 backstroke at Duke ... Finished third in the 200 backstroke at North Carolina ... Led the H2Okie women in her first collegiate event against Gardner-Webb, VMI and Liberty ... Swam the first leg of the 200 medley relay to help her squad to a first-place finish ... Also collected first-place showings in the 200 backstroke and 50 backstroke.
High School: Four-year letterwinner at Albemarle High School ... Two-time State runner-up ... Two-time 100 backstroke All-American ... 16-time District Champion ... Two-time Scholastic All-American ... A member of the Virginia Gators swim club for six years ... Junior National Qualifier.
Personal: Holland Joann Harper was born on Oct. 7, 1993 in Charlottesville, Va. ... Daughter of Ernie and Karen Harper ... Has two younger siblings, Hannah and Hogan ... Her father, Ernie, threw the discus at the United States Navel Academy ... Majoring in English.
|Harper's Career Best|
|100 Back: 54.47||200 Back: 1:59.21|
|200 IM: 2:01.95|