Women's Swimming



    Taylor O'Brien  
    Taylor O'Brien

    Class:
    Sophomore

    Hometown:
    Zionsville, Pa.

    High School:
    Emmaus

    Event:
    Freestyle/IM


    FRESHMAN YEAR (2012-13)

    Finished 23rd in the 500 freestyle at the NCAA Championships (4:43.38) ... also took 22nd in the 1,650 freestyle at 16:13.31 ... placed fourth in the 1,650 freestyle at the 2013 Big Ten Championships with a time of 16:10.28 ... also finished eighth in the 500 free (4:45.50), posting a career time of 4:42.78 in prelims ... also swam the 200 free with a time of 1:49.34 but elected not to swim the C final ... 19th in the 500 free (4:49.12) and 11th in the 1,650 free (16:28.58) at the 2012 USA Swimming Short Course Nationals ... second in the 500 free in a dual meet win over Notre Dame ... also took fifth in the 500 free in a dual meet with Texas and Michigan ... won the 1,000 free in a win at Louisville and placed fifth vs. Texas and Michigan.

    PREP/PERSONAL

    All-American in the 200 freestyle, 500 freestyle and 200 medley relay ... member of the USA Junior National Open Water team in 2010-11 ... 2010 Pan Pac team member ... took silver in the 500 freestyle at the 2011 Pennsylvania state meet ... district champion in the event ... bronze medal in the 800-meter freestyle at the 2010 USA Junior Nationals ... 2012 Olympic Trials qualifier in the 400 freestyle and 800 freestyle ... helped lead Parkland Aquatics to a third place finish at the 2010 USA Junior Nationals ... Maryland age-group record holder (13-14) in the 1,000 freestyle and 1,650 freestyle ... Emmaus HS pool record holder in the 200 free and 500 free ... parents are Jill and Geoffrey O'Brien ... born May 6, 1994.

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