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Cam                                O'Brien
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Cam
O'Brien
Class: Sr.
Hometown: Tulsa, Okla.
Height: 6-0
Weight: 210
Sport: Baseball
Position: C

Biography

At West Virginia in 2015
  • Batted 3-for-5 with two runs, five RBI and one double at ETSU (3/7)

At West Virginia in 2014

  •  Played in 49 games, making 44 starts at catcher with a .259 batting average, 12 doubles, two triples, two home runs and 18 RBI
  • Had two hits, including an RBI double at Texas Tech (5/15)
  • Went 3-for-3 with three singles against Texas (5/3)
  • Batted 3-for-4 with three runs, one double and one triple against Marshall (4/23)
  • Recorded two hits with one double, one run and two RBI against Maryland (4/22)
  • Had a season-high five RBI with one double and one home run in series finale at Oklahoma (4/19)
  • Went 3-for-4 with one run and one double against Oklahoma State (4/12)
  • Had two hits, three RBI and one double at Pitt (4/1)
  • Recorded two hits with two stolen bases, one run and one RBI at Cal State Northridge (3/13)
  • Batted 2-for-3 with one run and one double against James Madison (3/2)
  • Went 2-for-5 with three runs, one triple, one home run and one RBI at The Citadel (2/16)

At Northeast Texas Community College in 2013

  • Played in 43 games, making 42 starts with a .216 batting average
  • Hit eight doubles, one triple, three home runs and 19 RBI, while making just one error behind the plate
  • Attempted base stealers were just 4-for-16

At Louisville in 2012

  • Hit .250 with four RBI and three runs scored in 14 games and four starts

Prep

  • Played four seasons of baseball for coach Scott Ellis at Bishop Kelley High
  • Earned all-state honors and was a three-time All-Metro selection
  • As a senior, hit .463 with 10 home runs, 18 doubles and eight stolen bases while leading team to a state championship
  • High school career record holder in doubles (53) and sacrifices (42)
  • Three-year letterwinner in football as an outside linebacker earning all-conference honors, while also earning two letters in basketball as a shooting guard

Personal

  • Son of Charlie and Traci O’Brien
  • Has one brother and two sisters
  • Father played 15 seasons of Major League Baseball as a catcher
  • Brother, Chris, was a standout catcher at Wichita State and is currently in the Los Angeles Dodgers farm system
  • Uncle John played at Oral Roberts and had more than 200 home runs in the minor leagues and independent baseball
  • Cousin Austin plays for Oklahoma
  • Birthday is Aug. 9
  • Majoring in political science

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