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Colleen O'Neil
Position: Breaststroke/Individual Medley
Height: 5'3"
Class: Senior
Experience: 3 Letters
City/State: Abington, Mass.
High School: Abington HS
Major: Marketing
Born: 02/04/1995
Colleen O'Neil Bio
Courtesy: LSUsports.net (@LSUsports)
Release: 07/21/2015

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