Brigette O'Shaughnessy
Brigette O'Shaughnessy

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Carlsbad, Calif.

High School:
Carlsbad

Height:
5-6

Position:
IM/Fly


AS A JUNIOR IN 2008-09:Broke two BU school records in the 1000 freestyle (10:13.34) and the 1650 freestyle (17.00.39) ... Swam in four events at the 2009 America East Swimming and Diving Championships, finishing in the top seven in every event ... Placed second in the 400 individual medley and third in the 1650 freestyle.

AS A SOPHOMORE IN 2007-08: Swam the opening leg of the school and conference record-breaking 800-free relay team, which took top honors at the America East Championship ... Registered four lifetimes bests in 2007-08 (100 breast, 200 breast, 200 fly, 400 IM) ... Shaved nearly four seconds off a personal best in the 400 IM (4:25.61) ... Took fourth at the conference championship in the 200 IM and third in the 200 breast, while swimming the opening leg of the 200- and 400-free relay team... Claimed second in the 400 IM at conference ... Made the conference's Commissioner's Honor Roll with a GPA of 3.5 or higher.

AS A FRESHMAN IN 2006-07: Swam in four relay events at the 2007 AE Championships, including the 800-free relay, the winning 200-free relay, the second-place 400-medley relay and the second-place 400-free relay.

BEFORE BOSTON UNIVERSITY: Graduated from Carlsbad High School in 2006... Swam for coach Joe Benjamin on the Rancho San Dieguito Swim Team... As a prep at CHS, earned All-America status in 100 Fly and 200 Medley Relay... holds the Avocado League record in the 100 Fly... Named school Scholar Athlete all four years and was team MVP in each of her final three seasons... Qualified for Junior Nationals through club team in 100 and 200 Fly, 200 and 400 IM, 100 and 200 Free and 200 Breast.

PERSONAL: Born on Aug. 23, 1988, in La Jolla, Calif. ... Daughter of Joyce and John O'Shaughnessy ... Enrolled in the School of Management as a business administration and management major.

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