KANSAS CITY, Mo. (December 18, 2019) – Rollins senior forward Kathryn O'Brien has added United Soccer Coaches Scholar All-American to a growing list recognition, the organization has released. The West Springfield, Massachusetts native was named to the Second Team; this is her first Scholar All-American honor.
O'Brien earned the national award after being named First Team Scholar All-South Region earlier in the week. The senior has also been tabbed United Soccer Coaches Third Team All-American, United Soccer Coaches First Team All-South Region, D2CCA First Team All-South Region, Sunshine State Conference Player of the Year, SSC Offensive Player of the Year, First Team All-SSC, and to the SSC All-Tournament Team. O'Brien led the Tars with 11 goals, while adding four assists, good for a team best 26 points. Her four game winning goals were tied for the most in the conference this season. Kathryn has earned spots on the SSC Conference Commissioner's Honor Roll in every possible semester, and will be graduating with a degree in business.
The Tars finished the 2019 season with a record of 12-5-1. Rollins was named the SSC Regular Season Co-Champions, following an 8-2-0 conference campaign. The Tars finished as runners-up in the SSC Tournament before advancing to the NCAA Tournament for a second consecutive season. The Tars season ended in the NCAA South Region Quarterfinals.