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Patrick O'Brien
Patrick O'Brien

Class:
RS Freshman

Hometown:
Brookfield, Wis.

High School:
Brookfield East

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 180

Position:
2B/SS

Birthdate:
11/24/1993

B/T:
L/R



10/05/2013

Gold Team Pounds Out 15 Hits to Win Game 5 & the Series

Josh Estill homers to lead off second & fourth innings for Black Team.

09/27/2013

Six Players Record an RBI as Gold Team Evens Series

Dressler & McElroy team up for five innings of impressive scoreless relief for Gold Team.

10/04/2012

Cianfrocco's Walk-off Double Helps Black Salvage Finale

Wood drives in Black's first run with two-out single, scores game-winning run.

09/30/2012

Gold Three Outs Away From Game Three Win, Series Victory

Wood strikes out three of the seven batters he faces in two scoreless innings.

Purdue Personal Preferences
Favorite Athlete: Miguel Cabrera
Favorite Pro Stadium: Miller Park
Current Teammate Most Likely to Become a Coach: Kyle Upp
Toughest Pitcher for Him to Face Among Teammates: Matt Gibbs
Current MLB Pitcher He'd Most Like to Face: John Axford
Person He'd Like to Have Dinner With: Bo Jackson
In His MP3 Player: Kid Cudi
Last Concert He Attended: Dave Matthews Band
Favorite Actor: Mark Wahlberg
Favorite Month: November
Favorite Holiday: Christmas
Favorite Food: Chicken Alfredo
Another Sport He Enjoys Playing: Hockey
Favorite Outdoor Activity: Snowmobiling
Favorite Purdue Building: Armstrong Hall
Favorite Big City: New York
Unique Travel Locale: Rome
Country He'd Most Like to Visit: Australia
Favorite Thing About Alexander Field: The Infield
Enjoyed This Professor's Class: Morgan Murphy, Mechanical Engineering
Furry Friend: Lacey, Border Collie

2013 Season
Did not see action during his first year with the program, redshirting.

High School
O'Brien was a varsity letter-winner in baseball and hockey at Brookfield East High School in suburban Milwaukee... played baseball for coach Bill Woodring and hockey for coach Chris Franz... helped BEHS advance to the state semifinals as a junior... most improved honoree as a sophomore.

Personal
Full name is Patrick D. O'Brien... born in Brookfield, Wis.... parents are Pat and Grace O'Brien... family also includes older siblings Daniel and Kate... his father played baseball and football at Yale and his brother Daniel played baseball at Wooster College in Ohio... his mother & sister Kate are Purdue alumnae... majoring in industrial engineering.