2012 OUTDOOR Moved to third on the school's all-time high jump list after her clearance of 1.80 meters (5-10.75 ft.) at the Big 12 Championships (5/13) in a fourth-place finish... Season's second-highest clearance came at the NCAA West Prelims (5/25) where she finished in a tie for 14th after notching a height of 1.76 meters (5-9.25 ft.)... Runner-up at the Bill Williams/Bob Laptad Invitational (4/27) when she cleared a height of 1.66 meters (5-05.25 ft.)... Took fourth at the UTEP Invitational (4/14) with a top jump of 1.73 meters (5-08 ft.).
2012 INDOOR Notched four victories in her debut season with the Jayhawks... Competed at the Big 12 Championships (2/25) where she placed 12th with her top height, a mark of 1.65 meters (5-05 ft.)... Set a team and season best at the Bill Easton Classic (1/7) where she finished in first with her jump of 1.75 meters (5-08.75 ft.)... Bronze medal winner at the New Balance Invitational (2/3) after notching a top height of 1.70 meters (5-7 ft.)... Claimed victory at the Jayhawk Classic (1/27) where she cleared 1.72 meters (5-07.75 ft.).
HIGH SCHOOL Kansas 4A state high jump champion her junior year and state runner-up her senior year... Holds school records in both the high jump (5-09 ft.) and triple jump (36-06 ft.)... Named to the all-metro first team in 2010.
PERSONAL Daughter of Barbara and Barry O'Brien... Has two older siblings, Tyler (26) and Cassie (21)... Mother, Barbara, and father, Barry, each competed in track and field at Pittsburg State... Brother, Tyler, plays basketball while sister, Cassie, plays volleyball at Johnson County Community College... Uncle, Stan Brady, and aunt, Mary Speckin, attended KU... Majoring in sports management.