- position RHP
- height 6-5
- Weight 220
- class Graduate Student
- Hometown Wake Forest, N.C.
- Previous School Campbell University
• Big South Presidential Honor Roll (2019, 2020, 2021, 2022, 2023)
*Years of Eligibility Remaining: 1
PRIOR TO KENTUCKY
Pitched in 38 games while at Campbell University with eight starts….Had a 5.48 ERA in 67.1 innings with a 5-3 record and three saves…Struck out 72 for a 9.62 K/9 rate.
Made 17 appearances and eight starts on the mound…Posted a 4-2 record and a 5.54 ERA…Struck out 40 across 37.1 IP…Made his first weekend start with 4.0 shutout innings against Charleston Southern on 4/2…Pitched a season-high 5.0 IP in back-to-back starts at PC and Longwood on 4/6 and 4/16…Struck out a season-high 5 twice against Butler and PC…Pitched 4.0 shutout innings from the the 8th to 12th innings in the regular season finale to help Campbell claim the regular season championship at USC Upstate.
Made 15 bullpen appearances with a 1-1 record and three saves…Posted a 5.25 ERA…Earned the first save of his career tossing the final 3.0 innings scoreless and fanning three against USC Upstate on 4/8…Did not allow a hit over the final three innings against Radford to earn a save on 5/19…Pitched two perfect innings in a one-run game to close out the Big South Championship and punch Campbell’s ticket to the NCAAT against Charleston Southern on 5/28… Earned his lone win of the season with 2.0 innings of work allowing one run at Duke on 4/12.
Made six appearances out of the bullpen for the Camels…Posted an 0-1 record with a 6.00 ERA…Struck out 10 batters in just 6.0 innings on the season…Made his collegiate debut with one scoreless inning on 2/28 against Dayton…Pitched a season-long 2.0 scoreless innings with a season-best four strikeouts against VCU at the Starkville Regional.
Full name is Cameron Patrick O’Brien…Born in Greenville, North Carolina…Son of Mark and Laura..Has two siblings, Emma and Lilly…Father was a swimmer at East Carolina…Played for coach Thomas Ferrar at Heritage High School…Member of the Big South Presidential Honor Roll from 2019-2023…Has worked with the Miracle League and Habitat for Humanity…Committed to play college baseball as a pitcher despite never pitching beyond Little League…Major is Sports Communication with a minor in Sports Management.
*Campbell Athletics Communications contributed to this bio