University of Iowa Athletics

Alix O'Brien

Class So.
Hometown Apple Valley, Minn.
High School Apple Valley
Previous School Denison University
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At Denison University (2021-22) — Earned All-America honors in four events at the NCAA Division III Championships in 500 free (fifth, 4:52.27), 400 IM (fifth, 4:21.41), 1,650 free (fifth, 16:51.81) and as part of 800-free relay… NCAC conference champion in 1,650 free (16:48.22) and runner-up in 500 free (4:53.13) and 400 IM (4:23.23)… has personal bests of 1:52.23 (200 free), 4:52.27 (500 free), 4:21.41 (400 IM) and 16:47.31 (1,650 free).

High School — Two-time all-state, three-time team MVP and four-time all-conference selection… finished in the top 10 at state meet three times with her highest finish coming in 500 free, where she placed sixth in 2019… Academic All-American in golf, where she was an honorable mention all-conference selection… graduated Magna Cum Laude.

Personal — Daughter of Andy and Courtney O’Brien… father played baseball at St. Thomas… global commerce major.