Cole O'Brien  
Cole O'Brien

RS Sophomore

Burnsville, Minn.

High School:


Minnesota Set for Fall Finale

Minnesota has boasted the individual champion at the Fall Finale for two-straight years.


Gophers Finish 20th at Wisconsin

Minnesota continues the 2014 season at the 2014 Jim Drews Invitational on Saturday, Oct. 18


Gophers Kick Off Season with Oz Memorial

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


Minnesota Heads to Ames for NCAA Regional

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


Bartnik Takes Title at Fall Finale

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

2014 | Redshirt Sophomore Season
Placed 4th overall at the 2014 Fall Finale with a time of 25:38.

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.

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)