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 Elizabeth O'Brien
Elizabeth O'Brien
Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
Chappaqua, N.Y.

High School:
Horace Greeley

Height:
5-3

Position:
Distance

Birthdate:
05/14/1991

Outdoor Elibility:
RS SR

02/03/2013

Women's Track Competes at the Armory Collegiate Invitational

Over 100 colleges and universities participated at the meet.

04/24/2012

T&F Eyes 2012 Penn Relays Carnival

The oldest and largest track & field meet in the U.S. begins Thursday, April 26 for BC

04/24/2012

T&F Eyes 2012 Penn Relays Carnival

The oldest and largest track & field meet in the U.S. begins Thursday, April 26 for BC

04/20/2012

ACC T&F Championship

Six Eagles compete on day one of the conference meet

04/20/2012

ACC T&F Championship

Six Eagles compete on day one of the conference meet

Ranks ninth on BC's all-time 10,000-meter list (35:56.87).

AS A JUNIOR (2011-12)
All-ECAC indoor 3,000...Athletic Director's Award for Academic Achievement.
XC: Ran 21:18.1 at the NCAA Championships (11/21), placing fifth for Boston College...Scored fifth for BC and 43rd overall in 21:54.2, as the Eagles took second place at the NCAA Northeast Regional (11/12)...claimed 20th place at the ACC Championship (10/30), submitting a PR of 21:00.0 over 6K to help BC to a second place finish on its lowest point total at the conference meet (79 pts.)...scored fifth for BC in 21:25.5 at the Adidas Wisconsin Invitational (10/14), coming in 115th overall...took ninth at the New England Championship (10/8), running 18:05 (5K)...was clocked at 21:36 (6K) at the Lehigh Paul Short Run (9/30), scoring third for BC in 57th place...finished fifth in the UMass Invitational (9/17), setting a personal record of 17:52.37.
Indoor T&F: Took third in the 3,000-meters at the BU Multi-Team Meet (1/19) with a time of 9:53.50...finished the 3,000-meters at the 2012 BU Terrier Classic (1/27-28) in 9:53.46...ran the 5,000-meters in 17:01.41 at the 2012 New Balance Collegiate Invitational (2/3-4)...at the ACC Championships (2/23-25), ran the 5,000-meters in 16:59.58...earned second ECAC honor with an eighth place finish in the 3,000 at the ECAC D1 Indoor Track and Field Championships (3/3-4) with a time of 9:50.01.
Outdoor T&F:
Finished the 5,000-meters in 17:08.61 at the Stanford Invitational (4/6-7)...competed in the 10,000-meters event at the ACC Championships (4/19-21)and finished in 36:09.12...ran the 10,000-meters at the ECAC Championships in 37:02.45.

AS A SOPHOMORE (2010-11)
All-ECAC indoor 5,000...ran 10th fastest 10,000-meter time in school history (35:56.87)...Athletic Director's Award for Academic Achievement.
XC: First-year, walk-on member of the program ... placed fourth for BC at the NCAA Championships (11/22), crossing the line in 21:45 (6K) for 117th overall ... scored fourth for the Eagles at the NCAA Northeast Regional Qualifier (11/12) with a PR of 21:01.7 (6K) to take 27th overall ... turned out a 21:56.6 (6K) at the ACC Championship (10/30), finishing in 47th place overall in her first six kilometer race ... ran 17:53 at the Brown Invitational (10/15) ... made collegiate debut as the fourth finisher in the women's sub-varsity sweep of the New England championship (10/9), running 18:37 over 5K.
Indoor T&F: Earned ECAC honors with a fifth place finish in the 5,000-meter run (17:01.69) at the ECAC Championship...led Boston College in her first 5,000-meter contest at the ACC Championship (2/25) with a 17:08.04...set a personal record of 10:08.48 in the 3,000-meter run at the BU Valentine Invitational (2/12)...finished the 3,000-meter competition in a NEICAAA qualifying time of 10:22.33, taking 10th place at the Reebok Boston Indoor Games (1/28)...in her first-ever track race, took third in the BU Tri-Meet (1/20) women's 3,000-meter race with a time of 10:09.50.
Outdoor T&F: Set a 3,000-meter PR of 16:57.85, taking 12th of 40 at the Penn Relays (4/27)...led BC with a ninth place finish in the 10,000-meter run at the ACC Championship (4/21), crossing in 35.56.87...collected the first win of her career at the UMass Invitational (4/9), topping a field of 40 in the 5,000-meter run at 17:21.86...opened the year with a personal record in the 5,000-meter run (17:01.56) at the Stanford Invitational (3/25-26).

PERSONAL RECORDS
INDOOR OUTDOOR
Event
Overall PR

Season-Best
Overall PR

Season-Best
3000m 9:50.01 - ECAC (3/3/12) same --- ---
5000m 16:59.58 - ACC (2/23/12) same 16:57.85 - Penn Relays (4/28/11) 17:08.61 - Stanford (4/6/12)
10,000m --- --- 35:56.87 - ACC (4/21/11) 36:09.12 - ACC (4/19/12)
5K (XC) --- --- 17:53.00 - Brown (10/15/10) 17:53.00 - Brown (10/15/10)
6K (XC) --- --- 21:01.07 - NCAA Reg. (11/12/10) 21:01.07 - NCAA Reg. (11/12/10)
T&F Finishes Wins: 1 Top 3: 3 Top 5: 4 Top 10: 7

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