8 - Jimmy O'Brien
Jimmy O'Brien
Height: 5-10
Weight: 180
Year: Fr.
Hometown: Loudonville, N.Y.
High School: Shaker
Position: M

Before Holy Cross: Three-year member of the varsity lacrosse team at Shaker H.S. for coach Shawn Hennessey … senior captain … scored 88 career goals with 34 as a senior, 36 as a junior and 18 as a sophomore … led Section 2 in goals in 2010 and was third in 2011 … earned 2010 and 2011 first team All-Times Union honors … received 2010 and 2011 first team All-Section 2 accolades … won the team’s 2010 Jason Decker Award and 2011 MVP honors … team was 2009 Section 2 championship runner-up … also played for the Adirondack Empire club lacrosse team for coach Mike Vorgang … two-year member of the varsity football team … Class President for all four years of high school … member of National Honor Society.

Personal: Son of Jim and Maura O'Brien … has two sisters (Erin and Caroline) … his uncle Andrew O'Brien, aunt Elizabeth O'Brien and uncle Chris McGrath attended Holy Cross … has not yet declared a major.