The 5-foot-7, 133-pound senior won the Class AAA state meet this past season with a time of 15:50.60, breaking the tape 11.98 seconds ahead of his next-closest competitor and leading the Indians to a fourth-place finish as a team. O’Shea also won the 17-18 Division at the Cross Country Coaches National Youth Championships and took 16th at the Foot Locker South Regional championships. His sister, Ciara, was the state’s 2019-20 Girls Cross Country Runner of the Year.
O’Shea has maintained a weighted 4.26 GPA in the classroom. He has signed a National Letter of Intent to run on scholarship at East Carolina University this fall.
An exceptional carpenter, O’Shea has volunteered locally as a camp counselor, and he has donated his time to multiple community service initiatives through his church youth group.