Matt  O'Brien
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Matt O'Brien

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Trumbull, CT

High School:
Trumbull

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 169

Position:
B

07/18/2016

Record 160 Saints Named to MAAC Academic Honor Roll

Nearly Half of Siena's 333 Student Athletes Maintained Cumulative GPA's of 3.20 or Better

07/16/2015

Record Number of Saints Named to MAAC Academic Honor Roll

154 Student Athletes Honored For Maintaining Cumulative GPA's of 3.20 or Better

09/09/2014

Saints Firing on All Cylinders

Siena Soccer Routs Sacred Heart 5-1 to Improve to 4-0

07/21/2014

Record Number of Saints Named to MAAC Academic Honor Roll

Siena Boasts School Record 147 Honorees

11/14/2013

James Beeston Named First Team All-MAAC

Friedrichs, Markovic Also Named to All-MAAC Squads

10/17/2015

Men's Soccer Senior Day (10/17/15)

Men's Soccer Senior Day (10/17/15)

09/24/2014

Men's Soccer vs. Sacred Heart (9/9/14)

Men's Soccer vs. Sacred Heart (9/9/14)

O'BRIEN'S CAREER STATISTICS

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2014:
  • MAAC All-Academic and Academic Honor Roll selection
  • Appeared in all 20 matches, including 16 starts
  • Tallied four points and attempted eight shots, putting four on target
  • Scored in victory over Sacred Heart (Sept. 9)
  • Assisted on the game-winning goal in victory at Niagara (Oct. 8)
  • Dished out an assist at Rider (Oct. 25)

2013:
  • MAAC All-Academic and Academic Honor Roll selection
  • Appeared in seven matches, starting final two contests of the season
  • Scored first collegiate goal against Quinnipiac (Nov. 6)
2012:
  • Saw action in 12 matches and made one start
  • Played all 95 minutes in first collegiate start vs. Cleveland State

BEFORE SIENA:
  • Four-year standout at Trumbull High
  • As a senior totaled seven points and helped lead the Golden Eagles to an FCIAC Championship and Class LL State Finals appearance
  • Also competed in both indoor and outdoor track and volleyball at Trumbull
  • Played club soccer for Beachside SC which won five consecutive Connecticut State Cups and made the Region One Soccer Final in 2009

PERSONAL:
  • Son of Paul and Carrie O'Brien
  • Has an older brother, Chris, who swims for the College of Charleston

GETTING TO KNOW MATT O'BRIEN:
    Nickname: Matty
    What I like most about Siena College: The small class sizes and campus
    My favorite musician is: Radical Something
    Favorite pro soccer player: Gareth Bale
    Favorite professional soccer team: Chelsea
    My favorite pro soccer stadium: Stamford Bridge
    Why I chose Siena: For the small college feel in a great location along with great academics and the competitive Division I soccer program
    My favorite movie: Miracle
    My favorite food: Pasta