Michael O'Brien
Michael O'Brien
Height: 6'4"
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Nashville, Tenn.
High School: Zion Christian Academy
Major: Biblical & Theological Studies (Music minor)

Honors:

  • USA South All-Sportsmanship (2014)

2015 (Sophomore): Competed in 16 of 17 matches... Went 7-6 in the No. 3 spot... Collected two other victories, one each from the Nos. 1 and 2 slots... Also won nine matches in doubles, eight with Dan Madden at No. 2

2014 Fall Season (Sophomore): Competed at the University of Tennessee Chattanooga's Steve Baras Fall Classic (Sept. 26-28)... Won two matches while playing against some Division I competition

2014 (Freshman): No. 1 singles player all season long for the Scots... Finished second on the team in singles victories with four... Was a part of the No. 1 doubles team for 14 matches... Accumulated four doubles wins with partner Connor Shimmel... Was Covenant's representative on the USA South All-Sportsmanship team for men's tennis

High School: Attended Zion Christian Academy… Played at No. 1 singles and placed third at regionals… Recipient of the Eagle Award at ZCA -- highest honor for a sports team

Personal: Born Nov. 2, 1994… Parents are Michael and Heidi O’Brien… Has one sister, Meghan, and two brothers, Joseph and Timmy… His father, Michael, was the lead singer for the Christian band Newsong for seven years and has been in the Christian music industry for over 20 years… Favorite bible verse is Psalm 119:1-11… Majoring in Biblical & Theological Studies with a minor in Music… Favorite athlete is Roger Federer