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Kristine O'Brien
Kristine  O'Brien

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Massapequa Park, N.Y.

High School:
St. John the Baptist

10/20/2013

Virginia Claims Top Collegiate Spot at Head of the Charles

The Cavaliers' Varsity Eight finishes as the top collegiate boat for third consecutive year

08/06/2013

Virginia Has 286 Student-Athletes Named to ACC Honor Roll

Conference has record 2,909 student-athletes recognized

08/06/2013

Virginia Has 293 Student-Athletes Named to ACC Honor Roll

Conference has record 2,916 student-athletes recognized

08/06/2013

Virginia Has 293 Student-Athletes Named to ACC Honor Roll

Conference has record 2,916 student-athletes recognized

06/02/2013

Virginia Finishes Fifth at NCAA Championships

Cavaliers finish in the top six for seventh consecutive year

05/31/2013

NCAA Rowing Day 1 (by Matt Riley)

NCAA Rowing Day 1 (by Matt Riley)

2012-13
• CRCA First-Team All-American
• CRCA First-Team All-South Region honoree
• Part of Varsity Eight that finished fourth at NCAAs
• Member of ACC Champion V8 that was named ACC Crew of the Year
• All-ACC selection
• Part of the V8 that finished third at the San Diego Crew Classic
• Member of V8 that placed third at Head of the Charles and was top collegiate boat
• Rowed with V8 all season
• Team co-captain
• Named to USRowing Under-23 National Team Camp

2011-12
• 2012 USRowing Fan's Choice Collegiate Rower of the Year
• Earned CRCA First-Team All-America honors
• Listed on the All-ACC squad
• Named to the CRCA All-South Region First Team
• Part of the Varsity Eight that won the NCAA Championship
• Member of the V8 that was ACC Champion and named ACC Crew of the Year
• Part of the V8 that won the Championship Eights at the Head of the Charles
• Member of the V8 that finished second at the San Diego Crew Classic
• Part of the V8 that won the Eastern Sprints
• Named to the USRowing Under-23 National Team Camp
• Won gold with the U.S. Women's Eight at the World Under-23 Championships

2010-11
• Named a CRCA first team All-American
• Earned first team CRCA All-South Region honors
• Named to the All-ACC team after the Cavaliers won their 11th conference championship
• Shared the Coach's Award for Excellence at the team's annual banquet
• Stroke seat of the Varsity Eight for the entire spring season, including the crew's victory in the petite final of the NCAA Championships
• In that race, UVa (6:33.24) edged Yale (6:33.83) to finish seventh overall
• A member of the Varsity Eight that won its grand final and heat at the Oak Ridge Invitational and was subsequently named the ACC Crew of the Week on May 17
• Varsity Eight won the ACC Championship in a time of 6:23.9
• Regular-season victories in the Varsity Eight also included UCLA, Michigan State, Ohio State and Michigan

2009-10
• The 2010 ACC Freshman of the Year
• A member of the Varsity Eight for the entire spring season, including their silver medal finish at the 2010 NCAA Championships
• A member of the South/Central Regional Champion and ACC Champion Varsity Eight that was also named ACC Crew of the Year and ACC Crew of the Week twice
• Defeated regular-season opponents Pennsylvania, Yale, Michigan, Ohio State and Bucknell with the Varsity Eight
• Won the prestigious Jessop-Whittier Cup at the San Diego Crew Classic with the Varsity Eight

High School

• Member of the United States Rowing Junior National Team in 2009 and finished in sixth place in the 2- at the 2009 World Junior Rowing Championships
• Member of the United States Rowing High Performance Team in 2008
• Earned four varsity letters rowing for St. John the Baptist for coach Sixto Portilla
• Winner of the Most Improved, Catholic High School Athletic Association Scholar Athlete, Outstanding Achievement and Suffolk County Athletic Achievement Awards
• Head of the Charles Regatta Champion and set course record on the Charles for the Girls Youth Double (2008)
• Cooper Cup Regatta Champion (2008 and 2009)
• Scholastic National Champion in 2008 and runner-up in 2009
• Stotesbury Cup Champion (2008 and 2009)
• Holds the school record for 2,000 meter erg score
• Four-time New York State Champion (2006-09)
• Long Island Champion (2007-09)
• Three-time member of the Cum Laude Honor Roll
• Active in community service, including Big Brother Big Sister Club, Queen of the Rosary Motherhouse and St. Rose of Lima Roman Catholic Church

Personal
• Parents are Stephen Moore and Kathleen O'Brien Moore
• Has a twin sister, Melanie, and a brother, Christopher

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