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Michael

O'Brien

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Height: 6'4"
Year: Junior
Hometown: West Chester, Ohio
High School: Moeller

Bio

2017-18: Posted seven top-20 finishes and twice in the top-10...Led the team in strokes per round at 74.39 over 28 rounds...Competed in all 11 events and was SJU's top finisher in six events...Tied for first at the Georgetown Intercollegiate...Tied for 10th at the Navy Spring Invitational...Led SJU and tied for 17th overall at the Cornell Invitational...Opened the season finishing tied for 19th at the Alex Lagowitz Memorial Invitational...Tied for 18th at the Matthews Auto Collegiate Invitational and Patriot Intercollegiate...Finished in a tie for 19th at the City 6 Championship...Tied for 23rd at the Princeton Invitational...Ranked second on SJU and tied for 35th at the Kingsmill Intercollegiate...Led the team and tied for 46th at the Old Dominion/Outer Banks Intercollegiate.

2016-17: Four-time Atlantic 10 Rookie of the Week (9/15, 10/27, 3/31, 4/27)...Competed in all 12 events and led SJU in scoring at six of them...Averaged a team-best 74.85 strokes per round...Had a team-high three top-10 finishes...Captured medalist honors in a playoff and helped SJU to the team title at the Bucknell Invitational...Additionally led SJU in scoring at the Georgetown Hoya Intercollegiate (tied for 45th), the Old Dominion/Outerbanks Intercollegiate (tied for 28th), the City 6 Championship (tied for ninth), the Navy Spring Invitational (tied for fourth) and the Atlantic 10 Championship (tied for 29th)...Finished in a tie for 53rd at the George Mason Patriot Intercollegiate...Tied for 35th at the Villanova Wildcat Invitational...Finished tied for 58th at the Princeton Invitational...Tied for 63rd place at the Navy Fall Invitational.

High School/Personal: Two-time All-Greater Catholic League First Team selection, Southwest Ohio Golf Coaches Association All-Star, and Cincinnati Enquirer All-Star...As a junior, helped Archbishop Moeller win a school record 13 tournaments, including its first ever state title...Named the 2014 Greater Catholic League Player of the Year and captured the GCL Individual title...Served as team captain as a senior...Just the sixth freshman in program history to play for the varsity team...Won the Greater Cincinnati Golf Association Four-Ball Championship...Captured the GCGA Cincinnati Classic and Blue Ash Championship...Tied for fifth in Golfweek Junior Tour Championship...Qualified For Optimist International Junior Tournament...Also lettered in basketball...His father, Michael, played football at Fordham...His grandfather, Thomas, played basketball at Fairfield and his uncle, Martin, played football at the United States Air Force Academy...Majoring in business.

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