Rachel O'Brien
Rachel O'Brien
Height: 5-9
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Concord, CA
High School: College Park High School
Position: Fly
Experience: 2V

Oregon State Jr. (2011-12) - Competed in two events at the NCAA Championships in Auburn, Ala., placing 37th in the 100-yard butterfly prelims (with a time of 53.97 seconds) and 17th in the 200 fly prelims (1:56.87), one spot shy of earning All-American status in the latter ... Finished her career with the Beavers program second all-time in the 200 fly and third all-time in the 100 fly.

Oregon State So. (2010-11) - Competed in seven events: 50, 200, 500 and 1,000 yard freestyle, 100 and 200 yard butterfly and the 100 yard backstroke ... Recorded nine dual wins during the season ... Competed in ten meets during the season ... Was one of two swimmers on the team to qualify for the NCAA Championships ... Finished eighth overall in the Pac-10 at the 100 yard butterfly finishing with a time of 54.04 ... Finished sixth overall in the Pac-10 at the 200 yard butterfly ... Named to the Pac-10 All-Academic second team.

Oregon State Fr. (2009-10) - Moved into fourth place all-time at Oregon State in the 100 yard butterfly with a time of 54.39 and in the 200 yard butterfly with a time of 1:59.46, both at the Pac-10 Championships ... Moved into sixth place all-time at Oregon State in the 100 yard backstroke with a time of 56.76 at the Pac-10 Championships ... Competed in eight different events during her freshman year ... Participated in 12 meets during the season ... Recorded first career dual meet win in the 100 yard butterfly against USC ... Recorded eight dual meet wins in five different events, three coming in the 200 yard butterfly.

Prep - Graduated in 2009 with a 3.9 GPA ... Was named to the honor roll all four years and was named the Outstanding student in Social Studies and the Sciences ... Was a four-time letter winner under coach Carol Madsen ... Was team MVP all four years ... Holds the school records in 100 fly, 100 backstroke, 100 free, 200 free, 200 MR, 200 FR, and 400 FR ... Was an All-American in the 200 free in 2007, the 100 fly in 2008 and 2009, the 100 backstroke in 2009, the 200 MR in 2009, and the 200 FR in 2009 ... Was Mark of the Year for 2009 ... Named First-Team All-East Bay for 2008 and 2009. 

Personal - Daughter of Steve and Julia O'Brian ... Born in Walnut Creek, Calif. ... Cousin Miles Macy played basketball at Diablo Valley College ... Has a sister Lindsey (23) and a brother Steven (13) ... Favorite athlete growing up was Misty Hyman ... Biggest athletic thrill was defending her 100 fly title at her high school championship meet ... Dream Job would be "any job that helps people who are less fortunate."