9/7/12 - PowerAde Invitational (5K) - 16:53.39 - 11th
9/15/12 - Vanderbilt Commodore Classic (8K) - 28:07.06 - 128th
Posted a PR time of 4:39.57 in the Mile at the Valentine Invitational ... ran a 9L25.24 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