Position
Breaststroke/individual Medley
Height
5'3
Class
Freshman
Hometown
Abington, Mass.
Major
Marketing
High School
Abington HS

LSU Record Holder in the 400-Medley Relay
2015 and NCAA Qualifier

JUNIOR SEASON (2015-16)
Qualified for her second-straight NCAA Championships individually … Finished 19th overall in the 100 breast at NCAA’s and was also a part of the school record 400-medley relay team … Set the second-fastest 100 and 200 breast time in school history at SEC Championships …Became the second Lady Tiger in school history to go under a minute in the 100 breast … Reached the championship final of the 100 breast and finished in sixth place … Also finished sixth in the ‘B’ final of the 200 breast at SEC’s … Picked up a win in the 200 IM and in a pair of relays against Houston, rice and Tulane … Touched the wall second in the 100 breast against Texas A&M … Earned a second-place finish in the 200 breast and third-place finish in the 100 breast against Missouri … Finished first, second and third in the 100 breast, 200 breast and 200 IM respectively … Finished seventh in the championship final of the 100 breast and second in the ‘B’ final of the 200 breast … Earned her third varsity letter.

SOPHOMORE SEASON (2014-15)
Developed into the top breaststroker and qualified individually for NCAA Championships as a sophomore … Swam the second leg of the school record 400- medley relay team … Swam the second-fastest 100 breast and third-fastest 200 breast times in school history during prelims at the SEC Championships … Reached the ‘B’ final of the 100 and 200 breast and finished fifth and eighth, respectively … Touched the wall fourth in the ‘B’ final of the 200 IM and swam the fourth-fastest time in school history during prelims … Finished eighth in the championship final of the 200 IM at the Texas A&M Invite … Touched the wall second in the consolation final of the 100 and 200 breast at the midseason meet … Finished fifth in the 100 breast and sixth in the 200 breast against Alabama and Auburn … Swept the breast events in the dual meet at Florida … Finished second in the 200 breast against Houston, Rice and Tulane … A part of the 200-medley and 400-medley relay team that earned wins in the quad meet … Took the win in the 100 breast and finished second in the 200 breast and 200 IM in the win over SMU … Touched the wall third in the breaststroke events against Tennessee … Finished second in the 100 breast and third in the 200 breast against Texas A&M … Named to the SEC Academic Honor Roll … Earned her second varsity letter.

FRESHMAN SEASON (2013-14)
Swam three times fast enough for Top 10 marks in program history during her freshman season … Notched the fourth-fastest 100 breaststroke time (1:02.19) in the ‘C’ final at the SEC Championships … Posted the sixth-best 200 IM (1:59.19) and fifth-best 200 breaststroke (2:14.66) times in program history at the Texas A&M Invite… Notched a first place finish in the 200 IM ‘B’ final, a second place showing in the 100 breaststroke ‘B’ final and another first place finish in the 200 breaststroke ‘B’ final at the A&M Invite … Finished fourth in both the 100 breaststroke (1:051.01) and 200 breaststroke (2:21.31) against Georgia … Swept the breaststroke events during the Tulane meet with marks of 1:04.56 in the 100 and 2:21.64 in the 200, respectively … Earned her first varsity letter.

PRIOR TO LSU
An elite swimmer at the national level … Named USA Swimming Scholastic All-American for 2010-11 and 2011-12 … A “C” finalist in three events at SC Junior Nationals … Competed at the 2012 Olympic trials in the 200 meter individual medley … Placed sixth in Long Course Junior Nationals for the 100 breaststroke …Coached by Marshall Goldman.

PERSONAL
Born on Feb. 4, 1995 … Parents are Michael and Patricia O’Neil … Has one younger sister – Jennifer … Majoring in marketing.

O’NEIL’S TOP TIMES
100 breaststroke 59.86 2016 SEC Championships
200 breaststroke 2:12.72 2016 SEC Championships
200 individual medley 1:58.46 2015 SEC Championships

O’NEIL’S TOP 2015-16 TIMES
100 breaststroke 59.86 2016 SEC Championships
200 breaststroke 2:12.72 2016 SEC Championships
200 individual medley 1:59.59 SEC Championships

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