Senior defenseman excelled on and off the field
Falcons knocked off No. 11 Fairfield to remain undefeated in league
Sophomore earns first weekly award of the season
Gilbreath named 2012 team MVP
Freshman registered key takeaway in Falcons' 9-8 OT victory over Army
Falcons visit Stags in an ECAC contest on April 13. (Photos by Doug Dreyer)
Falcons face Golden Eagles on March 2 at Falcon Stadium
Air Force vs. #4 North Carolina (photos by Doug Dreyer)
The Falcons' fourth quarter rally fell short in a 12-10 loss to the Stags.
The Falcons rolled to a 20-4 victory over the Bears in a non-conference match-up.
2014: Played in 17 games ... scored one goal and had five shots, two on goal ... picked up 53 ground balls.
2013:Played in all 14 games, starting three ... ranked second on the team with 45 ground balls ... third on the team with 15 caused turnovers ... also scored three points (1g, 2a) as a defender ... tallied a goal in win over High Point ... scored assists in wins over Canisius and Michigan ... named ECAC Co-Defensive Player of the Week on April 1 after his performance versus Denver and Michigan ... recorded 12 ground balls and three caused turnovers for the week, including a forced turnover that led to the Falcons' game-tying goal against the Pioneers.
2012:Played in all 13 games as the Falcons' top long-stick midfielder ... named team's defensive MVP ... shared rookie of the year honors ... tallied nine points (three goals, six assists) on the season ... scooped up a team-leading 50 ground balls on the season ... shared team's Ground Ball Award ... also led Falcons with 17 caused turnovers ... scored first career point with goal versus Michigan ... named ECAC Rookie of the Week after recording six ground balls and two caused turnovers in win over Army ... registered two assists in win at Jacksonville ... recorded personal-best three points (1g, 2a) in win over Bellarmine ... tallied two points (1g, 1a) at Fairfield ... also recorded an assist versus Hobart.
High School:Lettered four years in lacrosse for coach Mitch Brin ... team captain ... team MVP and defensive MVP ... first-team all-conference honoree ... two-time second-team all-conference selection ... second-team all-state selection ... three-time academic all-state honoree.
Personal:Member of cadet squadron 14 ... son of Harry and Sandy O'Brien ... has two younger siblings ... major is management ... plans to work in the acquisitions career field after graduation.