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    Peter O'Neill
    Peter O'Neill

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Fairway, Kan.

    High School:
    Rockhurst

    Height / Weight:
    5-11 / 160

    Position:
    M



    12/07/2011

    Northwestern Earns 97 Fall Academic All-Big Ten Awards to Break Own Mark Again

    Wildcats establish single-sport season high for the honor for the fifth-straight year

    11/17/2011

    Historic Season Ends in NCAA Tournament

    Wildcats fall to Akron 3-1 in first round of NCAA Tournament

    11/13/2011

    Northwestern Wins 2011 Big Ten Tournament Title

    Top-seeded Wildcats use two second half goals to come back and beat No. 7 seed Penn State, 2-1

    11/11/2011

    Northwestern Advances to B1G Tournament Final on PKs

    'Cats stage dramatic comeback to tie Indiana 1-1 and advance to Sunday's final with 3-2 advantage on PKs

    11/10/2011

    Lenahan Named Coach of the Year, Six NU Players Receive B1G Honors

    Lenahan unanimous selection for Coach of the Year, first coach in program history to win the award

    2011: One of two NU players who started all 21 games on the season ... Finished with two goals and five assists ... Both goals came in the final two games of the season on penalty kicks ... Connected on a PK in the 65th minute to help NU come back for 2-1 win in Big Ten Tournament championship game (11/13) ... Also scored on a PK in the 63rd minute vs. Akron in the first round of the NCAA Tournament (11/17) ... Had 14 shots, 10 of which were on goal ... Second on the team in minutes played with 1,882 minutes ... Senior captain was the Northwestern Sportsmanship Award winner as given by the Big Ten Conference ... Appeared in 78 career matches for the 'Cats. Academic All-Big Ten.

    2010: Appeared in all 18 matches, making 17 starts ... Rank third on the team with four assists ... Named to all-tournament team at NIU adidas/Magnuson Inn Invitational ... Notched assists in victories over Cleveland State (9/10), Oregon State (9/12) and Loyola Chicago (10/20) as well as vs. Michigan (11/6) ... Academic All-Big Ten.

    2009: Saw action in all 20 matches, including four starts ... Scored a dramatic game-winning goal in the 88th minute of a 2-1 victory over Lafayette (9/20) ... The goal was the first of his collegiate career ... Ranked second among regular reserves with four points ... Academic All-Big Ten.

    2008: Big Ten All-Freshman Team selection ... Appeared in 19 matches, starting six ... Assisted on a goal in a 2-1 win over Penn State (10/4) ... Ranked second among all regular reserves with 12 shots, including four on goal.

    High School: Three-year letterwinner ... Team captain as a junior and senior ... Posted 27 goals and 20 assists as a senior, including scoring the only goal in the state title game ... 2007 Western Region Player of the Year ... Two-time team MVP... 2007 1st Team All-Metro ... First-team all-state pick senior season ... 2007 NSCAA All-Midwest Region ... 2007 Missouri Offensive Player of the Year ... Helped guide the Hawklets to third-place state finishes in 2005 and 2006 ... High school teammate of current Wildcat Drew Pavlovich ... National Honor Society member ... Student Government Vice President. Club/ODP: Six-year member of the Blue Valley Stars ... Five-time Kansas State Cup champions ... 2006 and 2007 Regional Team Selection ... Played with the Region II team France Intl Tour 2007 and Costa Rica 2008 ... Invited to adidas Elite Soccer Program in 2007 for nation's top 150 players and was named to the ESP all-star team ... 2007 NSCAA Youth All-American.

    Personal: Born Peter Francis O'Neill ... Son of Jim and Sally O'Neill ... Father played soccer collegiately at Rockhurt University and in the MISL with the Wichita Wings ... Chose Northwestern over Saint Louis, Loyola-Chicago, Creighton, Georgetown and Villanova ... Political science major with a minor in business institutions.

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