14 Kelsey O'Brien
14 - Kelsey O'Brien
Height: 5-2
Year: Fr.
Hometown: Yorktown, Va.
Position: D

Just the facts

Full name: Kelsey Maryhelen O’Brien
Born: Nov. 2, 1992
Birthplace: Columbus, Ga.
Parents: Christine and Fred O’Brien
Siblings: Patrick (19), Marissa (15), Courtney (14)
Major: Business foundation
High school coach: Wendy Wilson

While with VCU
  • Played in 13 games her debut season.
  • Ended the year with one goal and a 1.000 shooting percentage.
Prior to VCU
  • Voted a NFCHA Second Team All-American in 2009.
  • Two-time South Region All-American nod (2008 and 2009).
  • Played an integral part in Tabb’s VHSL AA State title runs in 2008 and 2009. 
  • Played for 2008 National High School Coach of the Year, Wendy Wilson, and helped Tabb outscore its opponents by a staggering 197-2 margin as a senior in 2009.
  • Selected as District, Regional, and Virginia High School League AA State Player of the Year in 2008 and 2009.
  • Competed in the National Futures Championships in 2008 and 2009. 
  • Junior Olympics selection in 2008. 
  • Was selected to and participated in USFHA’s Junior National Camp in 2009. 
  • 2009 Olympic Developmental Selection.
Getting to know Kelsey O’Brien
  • Member of Peninsula Field Hockey Club.
  • Also participated in two seasons of indoor track and four years of varsity soccer in high school.
  • Has also lived in Colorado Springs, Colo., Monterey Calif. and West Point, N.Y.