Connor O'Brien
Connor O'Brien
Year: So.
Hometown: Tempe, Ariz.
High School: BASIS Chandler
Position: Free/IM

Career Achievements

• 2019 NEWMAC Academic All-Conference

Career Highlights

2018-19: As a sophomore, appeared in nine meets…competed in the freestyle and IM events…finished second in the 1000 free in a win over Clark on November 17…was the runner-up in the 200 IM against Coast Guard on January 10…placed second in the 500 free and third in the 1000 free at Wheaton on January 12…came in second in the 100 free and third in the 200 free against Gordon on January 19…recorded second-place finishes in the 500 free and 1000 free and added a third-place showing with a season-best time of 2:12.05 in the 200 IM in a win over Bridgewater State on February 2…finished 14th overall with a personal-best time of 17:13.16 in the 1650 free at the NEWMAC Championships on February 24…also posted season-best times in the 500 free (5:02.60) and 1000 free (10:26.60) at the league meet.

2017-18: As a first-year, competed in all 13 meets…took part in distance freestyle and individual medley events…recorded one victory, 10 second place and four third-place finishes…came in second in both the 1000 free and 200 IM in his collegiate debut at UMass Dartmouth on October 28…placed third in the 1000 free against Regis and Norwich on November 11…was also second in both the 500 free and 1000 free against Clark on November 18…finished second in the 1000 free and third in the 200 IM against Springfield on January 7…recorded his top times of the year in the 200 free (1:54.11) and the 200 fly (2:15.40) against Coast Guard on January 11…posted his top time of the season in the 200 breast (2:29.23) and placed second in the 1000 free at Wheaton on January 13…recorded his first collegiate win in the 200 free against Gordon on January 20…came in second in the 1000 free at Roger Williams on January 27 and at Bridgewater State on February 3…reached the B final and posted season-best times in the 1650 free (17:17.34), the 500 free (4:53.38) and the 400 IM (4:26.71) at the NEWMAC Championships on February 23-25…also posted his top 1000 free time (10:21.66) of the year at the conference meet.

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