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    Sheila O'Neill
    Sheila O'Neill

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Dunwoody, Ga.

    High School:
    Marist School

    Height:
    5-9



    10/21/2011

    Moriset, Northwestern Give Strong Showing at Illini Open

    Five Wildcats post sub-19-minute 5K performances

    10/20/2011

    Northwestern Set for Friday's Illini Open

    Wildcats have one week remaining for Big Ten Championships preparation

    At Northwestern: Three-year letterwinner on women's swimming team who joins the cross country squad for her final year at NU ... Ranked fourth in the 100 free and fifth in the 200 free on NU's top times list last season ... Two-time Academic All-Big Ten honoree.

    2011: Joined the cross country program for her senior year at Northwestern after competing as a varsity swimmer for her previous three seasons ... Continuously lowered her times throughout the season, eventually finishing the year with a season-best 18:44 5K performance at the Illini Open, placing fourth among NU finishers ... Also was fifth at the Forester Invite (19:27) and sixth on the team in the B division of the Notre Dame Invite (19:14) ... Academic All-Big Ten.

    High School: All-American and Georgia state champion in the 200 free ... Scholastic all-American ... Atlanta Journal-Constitution All-State team ... Earned Coach's Award and Most Dedicated swimmer honor for Marist swimming ... National Honor Society member.

    Personal: Born Sheila Irene O'Neill ... Daughter of Tom and Maura O'Neill ... Chose Northwestern over Harvard, Notre Dame and Princeton ... Majoring in mechanical engineering.