Skyhawk Rifle | Sean O'Brien
2015-16:Concluded his Skyhawk career with a smallbore career-high 571 against OVC-rival Jacksonville State on Oct. 17…Scored over 570 points twice during the season in air rifle including a season-high 573 in the season-opener at the Ole Miss Invitational on Sept. 26.
2014-15: Continued to build upon two outstanding seasons, establishing two more career-highs in both air rifle and smallbore while earning All-OVC smallbore second team honors…Fired a 582 air rifle score in the season opener at the Ole Miss Invitational on Sept. 27…Ended the season with a personal-best 574 smallbore score at the OVC Tournament on Feb. 7.
2013-14: Set new career-highs during his sophomore season by firing an air rifle score of 577 at the Withrow Open at Murray State on Jan. 27…Shot a career-best 568 against Jacksonville State on Oct. 12…Named to the CRCA All-Academic Team.
2012-13: Shot a season-best smallbore score of 558 at Murray State on Sept. 30...Also fired a season-high 571 in air rifle at Murray State on Sept. 30...Named to the OVC Commissioner's Honor Roll and earned an OVC Medal of Honor for his perfect 4.0 Grade Point Average.
BEFORE UTM: Trained and competed at the Olympic Training Center at Colorado Springs, the United States team tryouts at Fort Benning, Ga. and the NRA national championships at Camp Perry in Ohio...Was an honor student at Eastern Regional High School...Captured back-to-back New Jersey air rifle championships (2010-11)...Was a member of the Square Circle junior rifle team from 2005-12, coached by Mike Bauer...Helped lead the New Jersey state team to Nationals from 2007-11...Helped his team set the outdoor 3P conventional national record in June 2010...Also helped his squad earn the USA shooting outdoor state championship (3P 60x40x40) in 2011.
PERSONAL: Born on Nov. 26, 1993...Son of Tom and Annie O'Brien...Has one younger brother, Robert...Majoring in cellular and molecular biology.