Myles

O'Brien

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Throws
Year: Senior
Hometown: North Easton, Mass.
High School: Boston College High

Bio

2016-2017:

  • Competed in the weight throw, hammer throw and javelin events
  • Posted career-best distance in the weight throw (12.69m) at the Maine and Holy Cross Men Dual Meet (2/4)
  • Recorded season-best distance in the hammer throw (39.31m) at the Holy Cross Invitational (4/22)
  • Finished seventh in the weight throw (12.67m) at the Boston University Season Opener (12/3)
  • Also finished eighth in the weight throw (12.28m) at the UNH vs Holy Cross Meet (1/21)
  • Placed fifth in the javelin (40.35m) at the Holy Cross Invitational (4/22)
  • Recorded a sixth place finish in the hammer throw (36.61m) at the Stonehill Skyhawk Invite (4/29)
  • Named to the Patriot League Academic Honor Roll

2015-2016:

  • Competed in the shot put, weight throw and javelin events
  • Recorded career-best distances in the shot put (10.69m) at New Hampshire (1/16), in the  weight throw (10.59m) at New Hampshire (1/16) and in the javelin (47.73m) at the Skyhawk Invitational (4/30)

2014-2015:  

  • Competed in shot put, weight throw and javelin
  • Cleared season-best distances in shot put (10.28m) at the Holy Cross Invitational, in the weight throw (8.96m) versus Maine and javelin (45.68m) at the UNH Outdoor Season Opener.

Before Holy Cross:

  • Threw javelin for two years on the Boston College High School varsity indoor track and field team under coach John Normant
  • Named Scholar Athlete in 2013 and 2014
  • Competed in one year of outdoor track and field and was named Scholar Athlete in 2014
  • Member of National Honor Society.

Personal:

  • Son of Daniel and Jane O’Brien and has one brother, Cole
  • Majoring in economics.

O’Brien’s Top Performances

Event

Distance

Meet (Date)

Hammer Throw

39.31m

Holy Cross Invitational (4/22/2017)

Shot Put

10.69m

New Hampshire (1/16/2016)

Weight Throw

12.69m

Maine and Holy Cross Men Dual Meet (2/4/2017)

Javelin Throw

47.73m

Skyhawk Invitational (4/30/2016)

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