Seminole senior was country's top finisher at European Championships
FSU women fourth, men fifth at NCAA XC Championships
FSU XC women chase elusive NCAA title; men hawking top 10 finish
Seminoles sweep South Region awards leading up to NCAA Championships
Seminoles chop up South Region competition for 10th straight NCAA trip
A late addition to the roster, O Neill joins the Seminoles for his final year of eligibility after transferring from Dublin City University...a native of Ireland, he has tasted success both nationally and internationally, representing his country...has excelled in both cross country and on the track in the 3,000 and 5,000 meters...expected to crack the lineup early on.
While attending Dublin City University, O Neill won a silver medal at the 2011 Irish National Senior Cross Country Championships...was a member of Ireland's first gold medal winning athletics team at the European U23 Cross Country Championships in Portugal in 2010...captured the Irish University Cross Country title in 2010 as well as the 5,000 meter crown on the track...is a three-time Irish Schools champion at 3,000 and 5,000 meters while attending St. Michael's College...also holds the Irish Schools record in the 3,000 (U17).
Earned his Bachelor of Business Studies from Dublin City University...has a diverse set of interests, including writing and producing music...is a business entrepreneur with an eye on establishing a well-known clothing brand...eager to pursue his running career to the fullest...the son of Diarmuid and Carmel O Neill...born November 1, 1988.
Track: 1,500 - 3:50.77; 3,000 - 7:57.72; 5,000 - 14:10.61