Rutqvist, Schaffer post two more 'B' cuts to lead the way
Gamecocks send 41 to Saturday's finals
2011-12 - Provided depth in the freestyle events and the breaststroke events...Swam in four regular season meets...Had a season best sixth-place finish in the 100 breaststroke against Georgia Tech with a time of 1:10.64.
PRE-COLLEGE - Graduated from Dutch Fork High School...Named team captain of the Silver Foxes...Won an individual region championship and helped lead Dutch Fork to a team region title...Member of Palmetto Aquatics...Won a state championship...Two-time Academic All-American...Zone qualifier and senior sectional qualifier...Honor Roll student.
PERSONAL - Full name is Maquala Loragne O'Brien...Born Feb. 17,j 1991...Parents are Kevin O'Brien and Lisa Miller...Majoring in nursing.
|O'Brien's Top Times|
|50 freestyle||26.11||1/28/12||East Carolina/Vanderbilt||Columbia, S.C.|
|100 freestyle||56.92||10/22/11||Georgia Tech||Columbia, S.C.|
|200 freestyle||2:01.15||11/18/11||Nike Cup||Chapel Hill, N.C.|
|500 freestyle||5:32.53||11/17/11||Nike Cup||Chapel Hill, N.C.|
|100 breaststroke||1:07.78||1/25/13||College of Charleston/Queens/Wingate||Columbia, S.C.|
|200 breaststroke||2:24.01||1/26/13||College of Charleston/Queens/Wingate||Columbia, S.C.|
|200 IM||2:13.52||11/15/12||Virginia Tech Invitational||Christiansburg, Va.|