Sowry On O'Brien: "Everytime Erin steps onto the field, whether it in games or in practice, she gives it 100%. .She is an incredible athlete who has the drive, motivation, and skill to make a significant impact this year for the Minutewomen. We will look to Erin for an attacking stye of play, and most importantly, the leadership both on and off the field as she knows what it takes to be a winner."
As A Senior In 2007: NFHCA Senior All-Star ... Longstreth/NFHCA Northeast Region First Team ... Atlantic 10 All-Conference First Team ... Team captain for the 2007 season ... Played and started in all 23 games ... Named a 2007 Senior All-Star by the National Field Hockey Coaches Association.
As A Junior In 2006: Started in all 20 games ... Finished with three goals and three assists for nine points ... Took 27 shots, 19 of which were on goal ... Assisted two goals against Vermont (10/11) ... Recorded a hat trick against Siena (9/26) ... Had one defensive stop against Boston University (9/17).
As A Sophomore In 2005: Played and started in all 21 games ... Scored two goals, both off penalty strokes in back-to-back games at Saint Louis (10/9) and vs. La Salle (10/14) ... Took four shots, three of which were on goal ... Made a team-high three defensive saves.
As A Freshman In 2004: Member of the A-10 Commissioner's Honor Roll ... Played in 21 games, registering 14 starts ... Took one shot on the year, which was on goal, and also made a defensive save.
Before UMass: Three-year letterwinner for Cindy Hook at Annandale (Va.) High School ... Selected as the Women In Sports/Fairfax County Sportswoman of the Year ... Scored 10 goals and five assists as a senior ... Team went 15-6 and was a state quarterfinalist ... Accolades included first-team All-District, first-team All-Region, first-team All-State, Washington Post first-team All-Met, first-team All-Fairfax Journal and Patriot District Player of the Year ... Went undefeated in district play her junior and senior seasons and were regional runners-up ... Played indoor field hockey with the Rampage at the 2002-2004 National Indoor Tournament ... Participated in the 2002 and 2003 National Field Hockey Festivals ... Also a two-year letterwinner in basketball and a four-year letterwinner on the softball team ... One-year captain of the field hockey team and spent three seasons captaining the softball team ... Member of the National Honor Society, Model U.N., Peer Meditation, Quill and Scroll Journalism and School Paper's Arts/In-Depth Editor.
Personal: Erin Elizabeth O'Brien ... Born August 15, 1986 ... Daughter of Dan and Charlene O'Brien ... Sister of Julie and Kerry ... A Psychology major.
Erin O'Brien's Career Statistics