Holly Harper
    • Event
    • Class
    • Hometown
    • Backstroke/Individual Medley
    • Junior
    • Charlottesville, Va.
    SEASON & CAREER BESTS
    Event2012-20132013-20142014-2015Career
    100 Back54.47
    Women's ACC Championships
    Feb 23, 2013
    53.54
    Women's ACC Championships
    Feb 22, 2014
    53.53
    Christiansburg, Va.
    Nov 22, 2014
    53.53
    Christiansburg, Va.
    Nov 22, 2014
    100 Fly58.60
    Christiansburg, Va.
    Feb 10, 2013
    57.83
    Chapel Hill, NC
    Oct 25, 2014
    57.83
    Chapel Hill, NC
    Oct 25, 2014
    1000 Free11:30.17
    Wilmington, N.C.
    Jan 25, 2014
    11:30.17
    Wilmington, N.C.
    Jan 25, 2014
    200 Back1:59.21
    Women's ACC Championships
    Feb 23, 2013
    1:55.66
    Women's ACC Championships
    Feb 22, 2014
    1:57.27
    Christiansburg, Va.
    Nov 22, 2014
    1:55.66
    Women's ACC Championships
    Feb 22, 2014
    200 Free Relay1:39.17
    Christiansburg, Va.
    Oct 20, 2012
    1:32.42
    Christiansburg, Va.
    Nov 23, 2013
    1:34.71
    Notre Dame, IN
    Nov 8, 2014
    1:32.42
    Christiansburg, Va.
    Nov 23, 2013
    200 Free Relay Lead Off24.91
    Christiansburg, Va.
    Oct 20, 2012
    24.91
    Christiansburg, Va.
    Oct 20, 2012
    200 IM2:01.95
    Women's ACC Championships
    Feb 23, 2013
    1:58.99
    Women's ACC Championships
    Feb 22, 2014
    2:01.41
    Christiansburg, Va.
    Nov 22, 2014
    1:58.99
    Women's ACC Championships
    Feb 22, 2014
    200 Medley Relay1:42.89
    Christiansburg, Va.
    Nov 17, 2012
    1:40.74
    Christiansburg, Va.
    Nov 23, 2013
    1:39.97
    Christiansburg, Va.
    Nov 22, 2014
    1:39.97
    Christiansburg, Va.
    Nov 22, 2014
    200 Medley Relay Lead Off26.40
    Christiansburg, Va.
    Nov 17, 2012
    25.37
    Christiansburg, Va.
    Nov 23, 2013
    25.50
    Christiansburg, Va.
    Nov 22, 2014
    25.37
    Christiansburg, Va.
    Nov 23, 2013
    400 Free Relay3:27.38
    Christiansburg, Va.
    Nov 17, 2012
    3:20.90
    Women's ACC Championships
    Feb 22, 2014
    3:25.18
    Christiansburg, Va.
    Nov 22, 2014
    3:20.90
    Women's ACC Championships
    Feb 22, 2014
    400 Free Relay Lead Off53.31
    Christiansburg, Va.
    Jan 12, 2013
    51.72
    Christiansburg, Va.
    Nov 23, 2013
    53.58
    Notre Dame, IN
    Nov 8, 2014
    51.72
    Christiansburg, Va.
    Nov 23, 2013
    400 Medley Relay3:40.63
    Christiansburg, Va.
    Nov 17, 2012
    3:35.45
    Women's ACC Championships
    Feb 22, 2014
    3:41.53
    Christiansburg, Va.
    Nov 22, 2014
    3:35.45
    Women's ACC Championships
    Feb 22, 2014
    400 Medley Relay Lead Off55.99
    Christiansburg, Va.
    Nov 17, 2012
    53.55
    Women's ACC Championships
    Feb 22, 2014
    54.89
    Christiansburg, Va.
    Nov 22, 2014
    53.55
    Women's ACC Championships
    Feb 22, 2014
    50 Back26.98
    Christiansburg, Va.
    Oct 20, 2012
    26.48
    Christiansburg, Va.
    Oct 11, 2013
    26.25
    Christiansburg, Va.
    Oct 18, 2014
    26.25
    Christiansburg, Va.
    Oct 18, 2014
    50 Free23.91
    Christiansburg, Va.
    Nov 17, 2012
    23.45
    Christiansburg, Va.
    Nov 23, 2013
    23.36
    Christiansburg, Va.
    Nov 22, 2014
    23.36
    Christiansburg, Va.
    Nov 22, 2014

    Updated: November 18, 2014

    2014-15: At Notre Dame with Pitt, finished third in the 100 and 200 back and swam the final leg of the 200 free relay to help finish first … At Duke, took third in the 100 and the 200 back and helped the 200 medley relay team finish third … At UNC, finished fifth in the 200 fly and the 50 free and helped the 200 free relay team finish second and the 400 medley relay team finish third …At the Virginia Tech Swimming & Diving Challenge, won the 50 back in 26.25, finished fourth in the 200 back and helped the 200 free relay team finish second.

    2013-14: Swam the first leg of the 400 medley relay (24th) and the third leg of the 800 freestyle relay (28th) for the H2Okies at NCAA Championships … Racked up 148 relay points and 60.5 individual points for the H2Okies at ACC Championships … Set school records in both the 200 backstroke (1:55.66, 6th) and 200 IM (1:58.99, 8th) at ACC Championships … Took fourth in the 100 backstroke and sixth in the 1000 freestyle in a dual meet against UNC Wilmington … Capture top-10s in the 100 backstroke (fifth), 200 backstroke (ninth) and 200 IM (10th) in a dual meet against Miami, No. 9 Virginia and Wisconsin … Finished eighth in the 100 backstroke and sixth in the 200 backstroke in a dual meet against No. 23 Missouri and No. 15 Tennessee … Tallied 60 individual points and 140 relay points to wrap up the fall season at the H2Okie Fall Invite … Finished third in the 50 backstroke and seventh in the 200 backstroke to kick off the season at the Virginia Tech Swimming Challenge.

    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.

    2014-15: At the Virginia Tech Swimming & Diving Challenge, won the 50 back in 26.25, finished fourth in the 200 back and helped the 200 free relay team finish second.

    2013-14: Swam the first leg of the 400 medley relay (24th) and the third leg of the 800 freestyle relay (28th) for the H2Okies at NCAA Championships … Racked up 148 relay points and 60.5 individual points for the H2Okies at ACC Championships … Set school records in both the 200 backstroke (1:55.66, 6th) and 200 IM (1:58.99, 8th) at ACC Championships … Took fourth in the 100 backstroke and sixth in the 1000 freestyle in a dual meet against UNC Wilmington … Capture top-10s in the 100 backstroke (fifth), 200 backstroke (ninth) and 200 IM (10th) in a dual meet against Miami, No. 9 Virginia and Wisconsin … Finished eighth in the 100 backstroke and sixth in the 200 backstroke in a dual meet against No. 23 Missouri and No. 15 Tennessee … Tallied 60 individual points and 140 relay points to wrap up the fall season at the H2Okie Fall Invite … Finished third in the 50 backstroke and seventh in the 200 backstroke to kick off the season at the Virginia Tech Swimming Challenge.

    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.

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