Junior: Won the 500 free at Hawaii (1/2)?finalist in the 50 free, 100 breast and 1650 free at the Miami Invitational (11/30)?member of the school record-setting 400 medley relay team.
Sophomore: Posted career-best time in the 500 free with a time of 4:58.07 at the Big Ten Championships.
Freshman: Competed in the 500 freestyle, 100 breaststroke and 1650 freestyle at the Big Ten Championships.
High School: A four-year letterwinner, she is the school record holder in the 100 breast, 200 IM, 100 fly, 200 medley relay and the 200 and 400 free relay...earned all-leauge, all-state, All-American and all-district honors...four time team MVP...earned district MVP in 1998...competed on Foxcatcher junior and senior national teams...National Honor Society.
Personal: Born September 9, 1981...daughter of Robert and Deborah O?Neil...brother Jim is a football coach at the University of Pennsylvania
O?Neil?s Lifetime Bests
200 IM: 2:06.70 - 500 Free: 4:58.07 - 1650 Free: 17:11.61
Coach Lutz says: ?Deb can perform at a pretty high level in many different events. I think that Deb?s strongest thing is that she is very consistent during the season. You know what you?re going to get every time she gets out there and that?s a real blessing from a coaching standpoint.?