Patty O'Brien  
Patty O'Brien

Class:
Freshman

Hometown:
Maplewood, Minn.

High School:
North St. Paul HS

Birthdate:
02/17/1996


10/04/2014

Rethwisch Leads Gophers at Blugold Invite

Minnesota finished second in the team standings

09/05/2014

Decker Claims Oz Memorial Title

The Gophers finished second in the team standings at the Oz Memorial

2014 • Freshman Season: Has yet to compete for the Gophers.

High School: A 2014 graduate of North St. Paul High School • four-year track & field letterwinner and two-year cross country letterwinner • joined cross country as a junior after playing soccer for two years • two-time state qualifier in cross country, finishing sixth at the 2013 Minnesota Class AA state cross country championships as a senior after placing 24th as a junior • 2013 Classic Suburban Conference champion in cross country • two-time all-state and all-conference honoree in cross country • placed 12th in the 3,200m at the 2014 Minnesota Class AA state track & field championships as a senior • 2013 and 2014 Classic Suburban Conference champion in the 1,600m • holds North St. Paul school records in 800m and 3,200m • also played soccer and hockey in high school • National Honor Society member.

Personal: Born February 17, 1996 • daughter of Peter and Diane O'Brien • has six siblings, Tom, Jim, Joe, Mary, Petey and Cathie • sister Mary played soccer at the University of Minnesota from 2010-11 • brother Jim played hockey at the University of Minnesota and in the NHL with the Ottawa Senators • enjoys skating, playing hockey and soccer, dancing and watching movies • intends to major in elementary education.