Liz O'Neal
Liz O'Neal
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Topsham, ME
High School: Mt. Ararat
Major: Tourism and Hospitality
Event(s): Hurdles/Sprints

2016-2017: Member of the winning 4x200m relay (1:46.76) and placed second in the 60m hurdles (9.48) at the Bowdoin College Invitational (1/21/17) ... Won the 200 meters (27.12) and was third in the 55m hurdles (8.94) at the Reggie Poyau Invitational held at Brandeis (1/14/17)

2015-2016: Member of winning 4x400m relay (3:51.83) at the ECAC Division III Championships (3/5/16) ... Had a PR in the 60m hurdles (9.40) at the NEICAAA New England Championships (2/26/16) ... Ran second leg for the 4x200 (2nd, 1:44.76) and 4x400m relays (5th, 4:05.85) at the New England Division III Championships (2/20/16) ... Earned All-Alliance (2/13/16) honors in the 400 meters (1:00.94) finishing sixth ... Scored in the 60m hurdles (5th, 978) and 600 meters (8th, 1:52.37) at the State Championships (2/5/16) ... Ran personal bests in the 55m hurdles (8.88) and the 200 meters (26.99) at the USM Invitational III (1/30/16) ... Member of the LEC Relay of the Week (1/18/16).

2014-2015: All-Little East Conference in the 60m hurdles and 4x200m relay ... Finished second at LEC meet in the hurdles (9.77) and ran second leg for the winning relay (1:47.65) ... Ran second leg for the winning 4x200m relay (1:44.20) at the Division III New England Championships (2/21/15) ... Sixth in the 200 (27.24) at the State Championships (2/6/15) ... Ran season best in 55m hurdles (9.19) at USM Invitational (1/31/15) ...

2013-2014: Joined the team at mid-year after transferring from St. Joseph's College (Me.) ... Participated in three meets ... Ran third leg of 4x200m relay that placed third at Little East Conference Championships (2/15/14).

Academic Honors & Awards: 2016-2017 William B. Wise Scholar Athlete.

Before USM: Attended St. Joseph's College for one semester ... Still holds four school records in track at Mt. Ararat (Topsham, Maine) H.S. (55m hurdles, 4x200, sprint-medley relay indoors; 100m hurdles outdoors) ... Fifth at State Class A Championships in 100m hurdles (16.41) ... Won Coaches Award twice indoors (2012, 2013) and once outdoors (2012) ... Also played field hockey for four years at Mt. Ararat