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Caly O'Brien

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Player profile

  • Hometown Holbrook, N.Y.
  • Year Junior
  • Last School Sachem North High School
  • Height 5-7

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Ohio State Career

  • An Academic All-Big Ten and Ohio State Scholar-Athlete selection
  • Has played in 22 games, with 11 starts; 15 points, on four goals and 11 assists, along with 32 ground balls, nine draw controls and 19 caused turnovers, through first two years of her career

2021 (Sophomore Season)

  • Played in all 13 games, starting 11
  • Led team with 26 ground balls and tied for second with 14 caused turnovers
  • Three caused turnovers against both Northwestern April 8 and Michigan April 16, with two against Rutgers Feb. 28 and Maryland March 20
  • Picked up four groundballs in four games – Feb. 28 vs. Rutgers, March 18 vs. Maryland, March 28 vs. Penn State and April 8 vs. Northwestern; had three in two other contests
  • Goals vs. Northwestern April 8 and Michigan April 16, with an assist March 5 vs. Johns Hopkins
  • Earned Academic All-Big Ten and Ohio State Scholar-Athlete accolades

2020 (Freshman Season)

  • Appeared in all nine games
  • Finished the season with eight goals, ranking seventh on the squad, and added two assists for 10 points
  • Eight goals came on 12 shots on goal
  • Picked up six ground balls and registered five draw controls
  • Had five caused turnovers
  • Scored at least once in five games
  • Registered first career hat trick against No. 12 Stony Brook Feb. 15

Prior to Ohio State

  • Six-time letterwinner in lacrosse
  • Two-time captain
  • Four-time all-county and all-tournament honoree
  • 2019 Third Team All-American
  • Named 2018 and ’19 team MVP and led high school team in goals and points as a senior
  • Played for Yellow Jackets club program for four years and LI Top Guns for four years
  • Golden Key recipient for 15 varsity seasons

Personal

  • Daughter of Denise and Bill
  • Brother, Sean, played lacrosse at Army West Point, graduating in 2020, and brother, Brett, attends St. Joseph’s College and plays lacrosse
  • Health science major
  • Plans to pursue a career as a physical therapist
  • Enjoys boating