Competed in just one event – the Mocs PowerAde Invitational and placed 20th.
Member of the DMR team that scored for the Mocs at the Southern Conference Championships and placed second at the TSU Invitational … member of the 4x400 meter relay team that scored at the SoCon Championships … placed ninth in the Mile at the Niswonger Invitational and ran in the 800m at the Southern Miss Cupid Classic.
Ran a PR 4:01.59 in the 1500 meter at the Alabama Relays … competed in the 800m and the 1500m at the Southern Conference Championships … member of the second place DMR team at the Alabama Relays … ran the 800m at the USF Invita onal and the Beynon Catamount Classic.
Recorded a 4.0 GPA in both semesters … recipient of the Southern Conference Commissioner’s Medal for Academics … named to the UTC Dean’s List and Athle cs Director’s Honor Roll both semesters … named to the Southern Conference Academic Honor Roll … named to the SoCon Fall, Winter and Spring All-Academic teams.
Placed 11th in the PowerAde Invitational and ran at the Commodore Classic.
Recorded PR’s in the 800m and the Mile at the Southern Conference Championships ... placed eighth in the 800m at the Blue Raider Invitational.
Placed fourth in the 1500m at the Boston-Moon Classic ... recorded a PR in the 1500m at the Catamount Classic ... competed in the 1500m at the Southern Conference Championships.
Recorded a 4.0 GPA over both semesters ... recipient of the Southern Conference Commissioner’s Medal for Academics and named to the SoCon Academic Honor Roll ... named to the UTC Dean’s List and Athletics Director’s Honor Roll both semesters ... named to the SoCon Fall, Winter and Spring All-Academic Teams.
Posted a PR time of 4:39.57 in the Mile at the Valentine Invitational ... ran a 9:25.24 in the 3000m at the Southern Conference Championships.
Posted a PR of 1:58.68 at the Southern Conference Championships in the 800m ... ran a best time of 4:14.90 in the 1500m at the Yellow Jacket Invitational ... recorded a best time of 9:36.77 in the 3000m at the USF Bulls Invitational.
Four-time cross country state qualifier ... Times Free Press "Best of Preps" First Team as a junior ... led team to three straight region titles ... 2011 Long-Course Duathlon 19-under National Champion ... 41st at Ironman 70.3 World Championships for 2011 for 24-under age group ... two-time USA qualifier for triathlon ... tennis double state semi-finalist ... three-time region champion in doubles ... tennis team captain in junior and senior years ... named to the Times Free Press "Best of Preps" Second Team singles as a senior and First Team doubles ... member of the swim team and basketball team ... named team MVP for basketball as a sophomore maintained a 4.0 GPA throughout high school ... member of the Student Senate as a freshman and a member of the Student Association as a sophomore ... served as Junior Class Vice President and was Senate Student President in senior year ... graduated with honors.
Patrick John O'Brien ... born April 19 in Calhoun, Ga. ... son of Georgia and John O'Brien ... has an older sister, Molly at Ole Miss and a younger brother Conner in high school ... Biochemistry major.
O'BRIEN'S PERSONAL RECORDS
• Mile 4:39.57 2/11/12 Valentine Invitational
• 3000m 9:25.24 2/23/12 SoCon Championships
• 800m 1:58.68 4/21/12 SoCon Championships
• 1500m 4:14.90 3/31/12 Yellow Jacket Invitational
• 3000m 9:36.77 3/16/12 USF Bulls Invitational