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Erin O’Neil

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Player profile

  • Year Junior
  • Hometown Mountain Lakes, N.J.
  • Last School Mountain Lakes High School
  • Height 5-9

Ohio State Career

  • Two-time Ohio State Scholar-Athlete honoree and an Academic All-Big Ten selection

2022 (Sophomore Season)

  • Played in 14 games, starting four of last five
  • Four ground balls and two caused turnovers, along with a draw control
  • Picked up ground balls vs. Duquesne March 10, Mount St. Mary’s March 12, Johns Hopkins April 23 and Rutgers April 28, with caused turnovers vs. the Dukes and Northwestern March 19
  • Earned Ohio State Scholar-Athlete and Academic All-Big Ten honors

2021 (Freshman Season)

  • Did not see game action
  • Named an Ohio State Scholar-Athlete

Prior to Ohio State

  • Two-time team captain in high school
  • On track to set school record for draw controls before senior season was cut short
  • Second team all-county as a junior
  • Honorable mention all-league selection
  • Led high school team in draw controls and ground balls
  • Played for Building Blocks Lacrosse for seven years
  • Also played soccer and squad won state championship
  • Was part of National Honors Society, World Language Honors Society and Model UN, serving on the international criminal court and security council, and on the executive board of Peer Leaders

Personal

  • Daughter of Stephen, who wrestled at Syracuse, and Lana
  • Has a younger brother, Stephen
  • Plans to major in business
  • Enjoys hiking, swimming, baking and hanging out with friends and family
  • Got into lacrosse after moving to Mountain Lakes, which was known as a ‘lacrosse town’
  • On why she choose Ohio State: “My family has always been fans of the school so everything about the decision felt right!”
  • Lived in England for three years

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