Molly O'Brien
Molly  O'Brien


Winnetka, Ill.

High School:
Loyola Academy




Molly O'Brien is the GoMarquette.com Student-Athlete of the Week

O'Brien recorded a 4.0 GPA during spring semester


No. 19 Rutgers Tops Marquette 9-4

Sarah Priem made a career-high 14 saves for MU

Honors and Awards:

BIG EAST All-Academic

Started all 17 games for Marquette in her senior season ... Picked up a career-high five ground balls in a 14-6 loss to No. 15/16 Louisville (Feb. 6) ... Grabbed a ground ball and caused a turnover in a 10-8 defeat at the hands of Colorado (Feb. 28) ... Dished an assist, scoooped three ground balls and caused a turnover in a 11-5 loss to Denver (March 25) ... Grabbed a pair of ground balls and forced a turnover in a 15-13 loss to UConn (April 9) ... Secured two ground balls and created a turnover in a 12-10 victory over Temple (April 16).  

Appeared in 16 games, making 15 starts for the Golden Eagles ... Notched three ground balls and two draw controls in a 13-5 defeat against Colorado (Feb. 14) ... Recorded two ground balls in a 5-4 win over UC Davis (March 8) ... Tallied two draw controls in an 18-8 loss to Notre Dame (March 25) ... Recorded a ground ball in an 8-7 win over Cincinnati (April 25) ... Also competed as a sprinter for the women's indoor track and field team prior to the lacrosse season opener Feb. 8.

: Picked up a ground ball in MU's 12-10 victory at Michigan (Feb. 28) ... Recorded a draw control in a 15-9 victory at Detroit (March 2) ... Notched one ground ball during 12-10 victory over Michigan (Feb. 28) ... Tallied one draw ball during 15-9 win at Detroit (March 2) ... Picked up one ground ball and one draw control during 10-14 loss to Duquesne (March 7) ... Garnered a pair of ground balls and caused two turnovers during 13-6 victory over Winthrop (March 23) ... Scooped up one ground ball in 14-6 win over Cincinnati (March 28) ... Recorded a pair of ground balls and one caused turnover in 6-12 loss at Rutgers (April 11) ... Had one draw control during MU's 7-11 loss vs. Temple (April 17) ... Notched oneground ball and caused one turnover during 9-10 loss to vs. Villanova (April 19) ... Registered two ground balls in 5-11 loss to USC (April 27) ... Played in all 17 games during her sophomore season.

2013: Registered nine groundballs, four draw controls and 3 caused turnovers on the season ... Saw action in all 17 games (eight starts) ... Netted one goal in a 4-9 loss to Rutgers (March 24) ... Scooped three groundballs in a loss to Cincinnati (April 5).

High School: O'Brien played high school lacrosse at Loyola Academy ... Captured a state championship all four years at Loyola ... Was team captain her senior year ... Second team all-state as a junior ... Helped Ramblers to a No. 17 national ranking (21-2) as a junior and No. 25 ranking (22-3) as a senior ... Played at the 2011 Under Armour Underclassmen Games for the Midwest girls squad and at the US Lacrosse National Tournament for the Chicago Metro team ... Was a regional competitor in figure skating.

Personal: O'Brien is the daughter of Melissa and Brad O'Brien ... Has four siblings, Billy Katie, Tim, and Jimmy ... Sister, Katie, played lacrosse at Georgetown ... Brother, Tim, plays hockey at Dartmouth ... Competed as a figure skater as a youth.



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