Bowling

Sarah O'Brien - 4

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Oswego, Ill.

High School:
Waubonsie Valley

Height:
5-7

Sarah O'Brien

04/11/2013

Bowlers Meet FDU in NCAA Opener

Dores Get No. 7 Seed

03/17/2013

Bowlers earn third place at Music City

Upset of No. 1 Nebraska highlights day

03/13/2013

Bowlers host Music City Classic

Tournament will be Friday-Sunday at the Smyrna Bowling Center.

11/09/2012

Bowlers Fourth in Indiana

'Dores Start Fast, Then Cool in Baker Play

Honors
• 2013 SEC Academic Honor Roll

Vanderbilt Highlights

2011-12 (Junior)
• Missed most of the season due to second hip surgery (May '11)
• Averaged 182 with 78.4% filled-frames percentage
• High game of 223
• Was an integral part to Vandy's NCAA run, having 13 strikes in a row at one point during baker match play

2010-11 (Sophomore)
• Averaged 186.6 in 18 games
• Came on strong at season's end after having corrective hip surgery in October, 2010
• Was outstanding at 2011 NCAA Championship
• Underwent surgery on her other hip after the NCAA Tournament, correcting a congenital issue

2009-10 (Freshman)
• Saw her only varsity competition of the year at the NCAA Championship
• 2010 Junior Gold Placement of 44th

Junior Highlights

• Two-time Junior Gold qualifier
• Two-time Teen Masters Tournament qualifier, 27th in 2008
• 2009 Beacon News Bowler of the Year
• 2009 MVP by Naperville Sun Times
• 2008 12th Illinois H.S. State Tournament (all-state)
• 2009 7th Illinois H.S. State Tournament (all-state)
• 2009 First Upstate Eight Conference
• 2008 & 2009 Best average Upstate Eight Conference
• Only bowler to receive all-state honors for Waubonsie Valley
• High Game: 297 High Series: 737

Personal

• Born March 1,1991
• Daughter of Shawn and Lizbeth O'Brien
• Major is Human Organizational Development
• Four years on high school honor roll
• Member of high school's key club

Favorites
• Pro Bowler: Diandra Asbaty
• Other sport: Basketball
• Movie: The Sandlot
• Sports Movie: Remember the Titans
• Band: John Mayer
• Actor: Denzel Washington
• Snack: Nutri Grain bars

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