Steve O’Brien

Position
Port, Sculler
Class
Senior
Major(s)
Mechanical Engineering & German
Hometown
Cranston, RI
Seasons
2013-2016, 2017-2018
Age
22
Rowing Highlights
  • 2013 Head of the Charles – Club 8+
  • 2014 Head of the Charles – Club 4+
  • 2014 New England Championship Silver Medalist – Novice 4+
  • 2015 Head of the Charles – Club 4+
  • 2015 Murphy Cup Silver Medalist – Varsity 4+
  • 2015 Knecht Cup Gold Medalist – Varsity 4+
  • 2015 New England Championship Gold Medalist – Varsity 4+
At URI
  • 4 year member of URI Crew Club
  • Elected President in his junior year
  • German International Engineering Program member
  • Spent a year abroad in Germany 2016 – 2017
  • Math Tutor
Before URI
  • Attended Cranston High School West
  • Played Baseball and Track and Field in High School
Personal
  • Born July 17, 1995
  • Son of Steve and Sue O’Brien, URI Class of ’88
  • One sister: Katie
  • Studying Mechanical Engineering with a double major in German

“Rowing has become among the most important aspects of my life. Aside from making lifelong friendships, it has taught me to be both physically and mentally strong.”

“””You miss 100% of the shots you don’t take -Wayne Gretsky”
                                                                   -Michael Scott”
                                                                         -Connor Dunn ’18”
                                                                               -Steve O’Brien ’18