Cole O'Brien  
Cole O'Brien

Class:
RS Sophomore

Hometown:
Burnsville, Minn.

High School:
Burnsville


09/03/2014

Gophers Kick Off Season with Oz Memorial

The Gopher men will run Friday at 7 p.m. CT at Les Bolstad Golf Course.

11/14/2013

Minnesota Heads to Ames for NCAA Regional

Steve Plasencia has led the Gophers to three NCAA regional titles and 14 NCAA championship appearances.

11/08/2013

Bartnik Takes Title at Fall Finale

The Gophers continue the 2013 campaign next weekend at the NCAA Midwest Regional.

10/17/2013

Gophers Split Up for Pair of Wisconsin Meets

Minnesota will run at the Wisconsin adidas Invitational and the Jim Drews Invitational on Saturday.

10/02/2013

Gophers Return to Action at Notre Dame Invitational

Notre Dame's Burke Golf Course hosts the event with some of the most highly touted programs in the nation set to compete in the men's race.

2013 | Redshirt Freshman Season
Competed in three meets for the Gophers during the 2013 season • opened the year at the Oz Memorial with a time of 19:42.6, finishing seventh • clocked a 26:29.4 at the Griak Invitational to finish 178th • closed out the season with a fourth-place finish at the Fall Finale, crossing the finish line at 25:24.

2012 | Freshman Season
Redshirted the 2012 cross country season • competed in one event as an unattached runner, placing 33rd at the Oz Memorial with a time of 20:19.30.

High School
A 2011 graduate of Burnsville High School • finished eighth at the Roy Griak Invitational as a senior and went on to set a 5,000 meter personal record of 15:40.1 at the NXN Nike Cross Heartland Regional (finished seventh) • placed second at the 2010 Minnesota State Cross Country Championships as a junior after winning the MSHSL Section 3AA Championships.

Personal
Son of Richard and Maren O'Brien.

O'Brien's Career Bests
8K 25:24 2013 Fall Finale(Nov. 8, 2013)
6K 19:42.6 2013 Oz Memorial (Sept. 6, 2013)
Finish 4th 2013 Fall Finale (Nov. 8, 2013)