Katie O'Brien
Katie  O'Brien

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Davidson, N.C.

High School:
William A. Hough HS

Event:
Butterfly



AWARDS/HONORS
  • 2017 SEC Winter Academic Honor Roll
  • 2016 SEC Winter Academic Honor Roll
  • 2015 SEC Winter Academic Honor Roll

2017 (SENIOR)


  • Swam in four events as a senior (50 freestyle, 100 butterfly, 200 butterfly, 200 IM)
  • Tallied eight top-10 finishes throughout the regular season
  • Finished fourth, a season best, in the 200 butterfly at the Texas A&M dual meet
  • Swam season-best times in the 100 butterfly (56.91), 200 butterfly (2:04.19) and 200 IM (2:10.93) at the Carolina College Invite

2016 (JUNIOR)


  • Swam primarily in the butterfly as a junior
  • Earned a victory in the 200 butterfly and set a personal best (2:00.95) at the SC Quad Meet
  • Also finished on the podium with a third-place result at the SC Quad Meet in the 100 butterfly (56.64)
  • Finished 23rd in the 200 fly (2:05.31) and 28th in the 100 fly (57.11) at the Georgia Tech Invitational
  • Tallied six top-five finishes overall

2015 (SOPHOMORE)


  • Did not compete

2014 (FRESHMAN)
  • Competed in the 100 butterfly and 200 butterfly
  • Earned first win against Queens and Wingate in the 200 fly with a season best time of 2:02.75
  • Recorded season best in the 100 fly at the Virginia Tech Invitational at 56.53, finishing 17th
  • Posted six finishes in the top five

PRE COLLEGE
  • Graduated from William A. Hough High School
  • Lettered in swimming all four years

PERSONAL


  • Born March 31, 1995
  • Parents are Kevin and Noreen O'Brien
  • Has one brother, Connor and one sister, Caroline
  • Majoring in Business
O'Brien's Top Times
Event Time Date Meet Location
50 Freestyle 26.11p 11/19-21/15 Georgia Tech Invitational Atlanta, Ga.
100 Backstroke 1:00.11# 1/24/14 Queens/Wingate Columbia, S.C.
100 Butterfly 56.53 11/21/13 Virginia Tech Invitational Blacksburg, Va.
200 Butterfly 2:00.95 1/22/16 SC Quad Meet Columbia, S.C.
200 IM 2:10.93 2/4/17 Carolina College Invitational Durham, N.C.

! = School Record

p = Prelims

t = Time Trial

# = Leadoff Split/Split