2017 NCAA East Prelim Qualifier, Pole Vault
2016-17: Improved his school record in the indoor and outdoor pole vault ... Went 5.11m (16'9.25") at the Ivy League Outdoor Heps for a season best, taking fifth place at the meet ... Won the pole vault at the Yale Springtime Invitational in 4.85m (15'11").
2015-16: Snapped a 24-year old school record, clearing 5.00m (16'4.5") in the pole vault at the Ivy League Outdoor Championships ... Also competed in the long jump once, leaping 6.39m (20'11.5").
Personal: O'Brien comes to Columbia with a personal best of 15'6" in the pole vault.