Cal Track & Field BIO
Laura O'Neill
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Laura O'Neill 1251104
Position: Distance
Other Position: 5000-10000
Year: Junior
Hometown: Redondo Beach, Calif.
High School: Redondo Beach HS
Experience: SQ

2013: Made her indoor season debut at the MPSF Championships on 2/22 in Seattle by finishing 20th in the 3000m with a time of 9:49.92 … Made her outdoor season debut at the Stanford Opener on 3/2 by placing seventh in the 1500m with a mark of 4:35.12 and was also part of the 4x400m relay team who finished third with a time of 3:59.58 … Placed second in the 800m at the Johnny Mathis Invitational on 3/23 with a PR of 2:13.27 … Ran in the seventh section of the 1500m at the Stanford Invitational on 3/29, placing 13th with a mark of 4:39.73 … Finished seventh in the 800m at the Tri-Meet against Virginia and Michigan on 4/6 with a time of 2:14.90 … Placed ninth at the Big Meet on 4/20 with a mark of 10:20.67 in the 3000m … Finished fourth in the 5000m at the Brutus Hamilton Open Challenge on 4/26 with a time of 17:20.55.

2012: Ran the 1500m and 3000m distances as a freshman and ranked fourth on the squad in both events ... concentrated on the 3000m and 5000m during the indoor season and took 18th in the 5K at the MPSF meet. 

High School: Placed 43rd at the state cross country meet in the fall of 2010 ... runner-up in the 3200m at the Bay League meet with a PR of 10:53.16 ... took 18th in the state Division II cross country championships as a junior ... an All-American in the 4x1600m relay that finished second at nationals. 

Personal: Born on July 31, 1993 … Parents are Patricia and John O’Neill … Has two siblings, Michael and Dylan … Media Studies Major … Scholar Athlete each semester on campus with a GPA of 3.0 or higher … Enjoys biking, swimming and Irish Dancing … Is a first generation Irish-American … Also competes on Cal’s cross country team.

Best Career Marks
Event        Mark   Date
800m      2:13.27   March 23, 2013
1500m 4:38.07 March 2, 2013 3000m 9:49.92i Feb. 23, 2013 5000m 17:20.55i April 26, 2013
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